On a film clip from The Godfather Part II 

In this space last year, I wrote about the effect of watching a film — Ravi Jadhav’s Nude — set in an art school my mother had once attended. This current column is, without having been planned that way, a parental companion piece. As I write it, I’m about to go to Doon School, Dehradun, to hold Read More

Google unveils Pixel 3a, 3a XL

Tech giant Google on Tuesday unveiled the latest generation of its smartphones – Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL – that will make their way into the Indian market priced at ?39,999 onwards. To be available from May 15, these handsets will compete with devices from the stables of Apple, Samsung and OnePlus in the Read More

Going live, a Rembrandt restoration

Art lovers will be soon be able to watch one of the world’s most famous paintings being restored live and online. Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Night Watch will undergo a multi-million-euro overhaul at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum under the full gaze of the public, its general director said on Tuesday. The unique project starting in July 2019 will let art Read More

YouTube’s new comment system will give creators more control

YouTube has rolled out several new features for its comments section to help creators interact with their fans more personally. “We realize that comments play a key role in growing this connection,” said Courtney Lessard, Product Manager at YouTube. The new features include the ability to pin comments, highlight creator usernames, as well as new Read More