When I was a kid, time stood still in India.
My cousins and I would run out if a car passed by just so we could stare at it, because cars were such a rare sight. If you wanted to buy a car, you had to wait five years to get one because the government allowed only a certain number to be made each year.
It took six years or more for the government-run company to install a telephone in your house.
Cars and telephones were all the technology that was ever available to us in India.
Computers, new medical technology and consumer appliances like washing machines and air conditioners were all something we just heard about.
But that was then…
Today, thanks to the Internet and satellite TV, people around the world know about new technologies at the same time. And that’s one reason why the newest tech trend … Read More