Shweta Taneja

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Shweta Taneja is a fantasy author, comic writer and journalist based in India. She's written seven books and two hundred articles in a career spanning fourteen years. She's a Charles Wallace India Writing Fellow and was shortlisted for Best Writer Award in ComicCon India for The Skull Rosary.

Her graphic novel Krishna Defender of Dharma is part of CBSE and Kendriya Vidyalaya Recommended Lists. Her novels include Ghost Hunters of Kurseong, the bestselling Cult of Chaos an Anantya Tantrist Mystery, and How to Steal a Ghost @ Manipal.
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Shweta Taneja Read books, try and put in some words, flip through my favourite books, walk around, sip a cup of tea, sit down and try to put in a few words together…moreRead books, try and put in some words, flip through my favourite books, walk around, sip a cup of tea, sit down and try to put in a few words together, get up again, take a short walk, talk to my plants and sit down and put in a few words together.

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Global internet is dead, thanks to for-profit algorithms

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In the 1980s, when the global internet emerged, it was a network of decentralised computers in different universities across countries. By the 1990s, with Tim Berner Lee’s World Wide Web, any node across this network, could access any information. As storage capacity and data access speeds increased, this was quickly taken over mostly US-based companies, …

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