Proto 5 held in Jan 09 at NIMHANS Bangalore gets over in style

As you might be aware, we were one of the associate partners at Proto, the startup event that was held at NIMHANS, Bangalore last week. The event was scheduled to start at 9:00 in the morning, the reason we had planned to reach early. Unfortunately, our flight was delayed & Bangalore traffic didn’t do any good – we reached a couple of hours late. The good part was that we met up with a few individuals who were attending the same event and had fun talking with them.

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Interview with Meetu of WOGMA

Meetu runs a very popular movie review blog, WOGMA. She first logged on to internet when she wanted to chat with her fiancé since he was in the USA and she was in India. This was in the days of the oh-so-slow dial-up internet connection and when mIRC was the most popular IM tool around! She later married Navin and went on to complete her masters at the University of Wisconsin. Always a fan of movies, she was wondering what next and came up with her blog.

Today, her blog has about 200 reviews and she has been credited amongst the top few ones when it comes to movie reviews. Meetu talks about her blog and the important do’s and dont’s for a new blogger. Here is Meetu for you…!

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Proto.in – The Startup Event

Proto.in celebrates entrepreneurship at the Startup level. It is done by encouraging and showcasing it at the startup level by providing a platform in the Indian subcontinent to participate, share, discuss and draw strength from the growing entrepreneurial community. The success of Proto.in is easily seen in the profile of the audiences that attend each event – VCs and Angel investors, mentors and industry veterans, other startups and established organizations seeking inspiration, collaboration and partners.

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What do you do when someone copies your blog content?

Guest article by Cuckoo

You must have heard the word plagiarism. Ever wonder what does it mean and why we should know about it ?

Any of the following is considered plagiarism.

  • turning in someone else’s work as your own
  • copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit
  • giving incorrect information about the source
  • changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit
  • copying so many words or ideas from a source that it makes up the majority of your work, whether you give credit or not

In other words, plagiarism is an act of fraud. It involves both stealing someone else’s work and lying about it afterward (either by refusing or by not giving due credit).

Now, are you wondering why am I talking about this ?

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