The invention of the transistor, the earliest computing machines, the World Wide Web and its evolution into the internet marked the high points of this part of the digital revolution. These inventions changed the way people worked, studied as well as sought information and of entertainment. These inventions transformed entertainment, socializing, commerce, politics and studies in ways that would hardly be conceivable a generation back.
The next major stage in the digital revolution was the arrival of mobile devices, starting with the cellphone in 1973. Eventually this led to the development of tablets and smartphones where a significant feature is the integration with internet as well as online products and services. This has, in turn, opened up the scope for business, networking – both social and professional – and entertainment as never before.
Not surprisingly a new breed of technology experts and entrepreneurs has sprung up to take advantage of this dynamic new medium. Greatest Digital Revolutionaries offers a brief glimpse into the work, achieve-ments and future plans of some such individuals who have significantly contributed to the fields of ecommerce, information technology and related businesses.
Kalyani Mookherji is an alumnus of Jadavpur University, Kolkata where she did her graduation and post-graduation in English. Having specialized in Post-Colonial Literature and Women’s Writing, she acted the National Eligibility Test in 2001 and for a brief while taught university students as a Research Scholar.
Since 2007, the author however has returned to her first love, writing. After a long stint in the digital world, she is now a full-fledged writer of books besides contributing to magazines. Her thoughts on all the varied aspects of life can be found at her blog www.alittlebettertoday.com where she regularly uploads posts on health, fitness, lifestyle and relationships.
Being married to an army officer, the author has practically travelled the length and breadth of India. As of now, she is located in New Delhi where despite being a busy Mom to a ten-year old, she finds time to pursue other interests in life like music, cooking and travel.