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Folks, it is that time of the year. The time when you have to shift your attention from yourself to your family. I am taking a short break from the daily routine and flying to India to spend some quality time with my parents and my […]

Folks, it is that time of the year. The time when you have to shift your attention from yourself to your family. I am taking a short break from the daily routine and flying to India to spend some quality time with my parents and my brother’s family.

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What does this mean? Two things – I won’t be furiously blogging, but blog I will. It means fewer posts from me, though longer posts since I am pretty sure the jet lag is going to cause a mini havoc on my sleep schedule. In the past I have worried about leaving the blog untended, but this time around things are a lot different. The GigaTeam is in full effect, and by now you are familiar with most of them.

There is a lot of writing that has been postponed, mostly because of lack of time. I am going to work on some of those topics and finish that bit while away. Since this isn’t a working trip, I am not sure if I am doing some active reporting, though if someone wants to arrange a meet-up, please let me know. Next week would be perfect!

(‘Om-chilled’ image via Om Records)

  1. Saw the article on you being a nominate as a HOT geek on PopSuger. Congrats! I would leave the country too to avoid mass attacks of females emailing ya! :p

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  2. Hi Om,

    Avid fan of your blog.. have a good and refreshing trip in India. I want to meet you sometime.. since I am working on my startup too, would be interested in getting your thoughts.. but may be we can get together once you come back (gives me more time to prepare :-) ).

    Enjoy your trip..

    Regards,

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  3. Have a good trip

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  4. As you are in India, We, in India, hope to get a chance to meet you, the sugar daddy, (after PopSugar) in person. As Hot As It Gets.

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  5. Have a safe trip!

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  6. Hi Om,

    Where in India would you be travelling to? Do you have plans of visiting chennai when you are here? I am based out of Chennai and would like to meet you.

    Gokul

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  7. Om, you have smooth legs.

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  8. Welcome to India !

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  9. HI Om
    Would be great to meet up if you’re in mumbai for a bit. I run a web/mobile apps startup in mumbai (right next to the airport).

    Cheers.. Amit

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  10. if you’re coming to bangalore, do mention here.

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  11. Any plans of coming down to Bangalore? We could have a meetup of all Mobile/Wireless folks here.

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  12. Hi Om,

    Have a nice trip in India. We are working on video sharing idea and would like to meet you sometime.

    Enjoy your trip.

    Regards,
    Arvind.

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  13. As a regular reader of your blog I was surprised and somewhat excited to see that you used our promotional banner for our new release “Om Chilled”.

    Are you a fan of the label?

    Can we get a credit for the banner/release?

    Best,
    John

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  14. Sure John, sorry about that. updated it

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  15. Hey
    have a safe trip…

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  16. John Cornett,

    first of all i am a big fan of om records, have eight of your compilations and some of the individual works of guys like mark farina.

    secondly, i forgot to add http:// and that is why the link to your site wasn’t working. i am sorry for not doing the photo courtesy. may bad. i was in a rush to get out of town.

    lastly, you just made me #2 om on the planet. as per google.

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  17. Have a good trip. I’ll keep an eye on your Starbucks for you.

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  18. Have a great time, Om!

    There is a lot of exciting stuff happening in India, and the growth/exuberance seems almost like what it was in 1999 in the valley :) A lot of us are now wondering how sustainable this growth will be and whether a slowdown is around the corner… Hopefully, we will hear your take after the visit!

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  19. Very interested to read the live commentaries about future of outsourcing with your personal touch…

    Thanks for your blog — Addictive reading.
    In the mornings, coffee is secondary thing, your blog is always the first one in my todo list :-)

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  20. Have a good time Om!

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  21. Thanks for adding the link.

    Email me your address, I want to send you some music.

    Cheers,
    John

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  22. Om,
    Me too a regular reader of ur blog; and incidentally am a resident of West Delhi too, where looks like you were too.(Google goes to the mall story).
    Have a couple of ideas for a gaming startup and looking for mentorship in approaching a VC / Seedfund.
    Would be great to meet/chat/talk/discuss
    whatever works and sound out some of these ideas with u.
    Mail me if this seems interesting enough.

    Regards,
    Vibhas K Dhingra
    vibhas.kdhingra@gmail.com

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  23. havea great trip and please do come down to bangalore . arrange a meet up.

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