The roles I play
A part of my job profile requires me to play the role of a journalist, of the Internet kind. Currently employed with IBNLive.com
Blogger and Archivist
Active on the blogging scene since 2005. My primary and most popular blog is Cutting the Chai. The blog is also a digital archive.
To find new ways of doing things better online is both a passion and part of my profession. A self-confessed Internet addict.
My school leaving certificate spells my name as Soumyadip Choudhury (সৌম্যদীপ চৌধুরী), some call me The Chaiwallah. I work and live in what is generally referred to as Delhi NCR (work in Noida, stay in Ghaziabad).
A part of my work profile labels me as a journalist (of the Internet kind) and my areas of specialisation incudes technology. The Internet is the primary area of personal and professional interest and I also build products for the Web. I am currently with Network18 as Technology Editor and Product Manager at IBNLive.com.
In over nine years of empoyment, I have worked with HT Media, Career Launcher, The Times Group, NDTV and Network18 in various capacities.
As a chronicler of popular culture via advertising, movies, photos and more, I maintain a popular blog, Cutting the Chai, since 2005. The blog also doubles up as a digital archive of India's popular culture.
Have been hard-wired to everything tech since childhood, I have a penchant for making and repairing (and occasionally breaking) things. My wife and family suspect that I am secretly married to my laptop.
Was born and brought up in Shillong and that is the place I still call home (in the physical world).
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