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Rohin Dharmakumar @r0h1n Bengaluru, India

CEO, @thekenweb. Journopreneur. 📧 rohin at the-ken dot com

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Joined Twitter 10/5/10


Two methods of recruiting fantastic product managers that startups commonly overlook: (1) hire founders of recently… https://t.co/jL5iJmpaW9
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarApparently, this good boi is now one of two habitual visitors to the @TheKenWeb's Bengaluru office. 😭Cannot able to… https://t.co/Bym1Yagk2z
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar @jananevenk @TheKenWeb #Kenneth aka #Kenny https://t.co/4z6mtBPlDp @jaideepjourno @TheAthletic You don't need to prefix "." before @-handles anymore Jaideep :) @TheKenWeb Nearly 40% of our subscribers read us on iPhones. In contrast, this number is 2-3% for popular e-commerc… https://t.co/lHmEqSilEG
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar @TheKenWeb is hiring iOS developers. If you have built, published, and optimised #ios apps written in #SwiftLang in… https://t.co/2VX8pPO8tx
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1/22
2020
"People no longer believe working hard will lead to a better life" https://t.co/5Az9c84YzDI don't use Whatsapp (or any Facebook product for that matter), but I'm sure a lot of fintechs in India are looking… https://t.co/YUf3jvx99n @TheKenWeb story today is about how WhatsApp is putting in place pieces that can trigger a commerce boom within the… https://t.co/zOIfKXFb8n
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1/21
2020
@deepakabbot @prajektor 😃Today’s story at @TheKenWeb about what's going on inside OYO speaks for itself, but I do have one interesting tidbi… https://t.co/Lb3UVf18Bk
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar @deepakabbot @prajektor Over my dead body 🧟‍♂️Our lead designer, @prajektor, compares two charts she drew 6 months apart to describe OYO's expansion/ambitions. https://t.co/Dpnvd2IZaV @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb @sumanthr @asanwal Our "Narratives" page on OYO is a good place to read up about the company'… https://t.co/wx8su2c0SM @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb @sumanthr @asanwal We reported on the ambitious plans for OYO Townhouse back in 2017.… https://t.co/BOibpwWrhC @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb @sumanthr @TheKenWeb subscribers knew back in May 2017 that OYO's game was, as @asanwal descr… https://t.co/mTtlcamdne @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb In many ways, @TheKenWeb's coverage of OYO preceded even our existence. The first story "we"… https://t.co/M3HvXHcU6K @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb As India's most valuable startup, OYO has gotten a free pass from the media for most of its e… https://t.co/akHLOUsTDB @AbinayaV5 @TheKenWeb In a meticulously reported and documented story, Abinaya lays out the real reason behind the… https://t.co/cLaWZeEMW6If you're tired of reading surface-level "symptom" stories on OYO's decline/layoffs, here's @AbinayaV5 and Savio D'… https://t.co/qzBQkRzqvp
1/20
2020
@ampanmdagaba @VenkRamaswamy Interesting. I’ll dig deeper too. Because such a stark stat should’ve been all over the place."When asked for his most urgent advice for students, Lloyd Blankfein, until recently the CEO of Goldman Sachs, coun… https://t.co/kCoaW9z3zt"Replacing handwriting with typing is academic malpractice, given the overwhelming evidence on the value of handwri… https://t.co/JSxAelLKYVWow. "Rotten STEM: How Technology Corrupts Education" https://t.co/cEsvV5EmME https://t.co/pWRZ9CYXESLovely. https://t.co/95h8AJdpDn
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar"BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its trader mindset with a vengeance, underlining that strong, full majority go… https://t.co/qv3ZJOQqfNNot just China. "Beijing is turning its back on the private sector, a main driver of growth." https://t.co/WfMCzDHaLNThe medium term outlook for Adani/Australia/coal doesn't look good. "BlackRock is the canary in the coalmine." https://t.co/oRJQbjasPH
1/19
2020
Another Saturday. Another Nutgraf that’s on the money from @peegeekay. Sign up here to receive it free.… https://t.co/wKN2u5GdDFSaturdays are best. https://t.co/Wf7XQcBuxu
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarFun fact: NSA allows for detention for upto one year without trial. It was used by the UP government to keep Chandr… https://t.co/cycVbiu717
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1/18
2020
“Progress” https://t.co/UgbxjRA0kOJust 7 months at @TheKenWeb has given me an appreciation for copy editors — particularly our hard-working and unsun… https://t.co/gIH5IU0Y5o
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarNice insight into a vital part of journalism—copy desk. Also why it's a strategic function for @TheKenWeb. We have… https://t.co/VATyBqTSiF
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarAs if directors of Indian businesses weren’t submitting enough information already, the govt. is now going postal a… https://t.co/n2Z9HdJrJD
1/17
2020
Opportune, well argued and frankly, bold POV from Rohini Nilekani on the need for sarkaar (govt), samaaj (civil soc… https://t.co/eijUaGM8HW🦅 in 🌳 are fascinating https://t.co/uRB1KHCtDh @Singh10Seema @OBanerji @blueringtail @TheKenWeb @peegeekay @mananbharara We have space for one more then ;-)Wonderful thread on the cult of the product manager. https://t.co/JU7FWRg3Iz @OBanerji @blueringtail @TheKenWeb "Part visionary, part executive", the PM is "more a foil to the founder or CEO t… https://t.co/PW9C3z1OdT @OBanerji @blueringtail @TheKenWeb From the fuzzy requirements for what make a great PM to the mad rush to become o… https://t.co/7vdWzgBPktAbsolutely fascinating story from @OBanerji & @blueringtail on the gold rush to become/hire product managers in Ind… https://t.co/1ZQ8KW1RJs @AmodAga @TheKenWeb @Singh10Seema Not sure all our subjects would appreciate or want that :)
1/16
2020
@pjk_cochin Apple’s AQI indicator built into the ⌚️
1/15
2020
Boeing thwarted Lion Air "idiots'" call for 737 Max training before deadly crash https://t.co/l82z3MucxO via @technology
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarWtf Bangalore?! https://t.co/sTpjxyq59l
1/14
2020
Hey Swiggy, this is one of those rare times when I’ve seen you using a dark pattern on users. Offering users a choi… https://t.co/uJZl3VBIJw @shashank_pr @TheKenWeb Checking and fixing, Shashank @TheKenWeb The illustrations are by our newest visual designer, @ShirtShanks. https://t.co/rmpKw2g1so @TheKenWeb From the hyperlocal threat to unit economics to niche categories like meats/beauty/milk, the conversatio… https://t.co/F2m0KBKmN2It's been a while since I wrote a story for @TheKenWeb. Today, I interview Hari Menon, the CEO and co-founder of In… https://t.co/J17el5ZCbQ @vsvivek93 @TheKenWeb Thanks Vivek. Noted 🙏🏾
1/13
2020
@KapilChopra72 @TheKenWeb Thanks Kapil! :)I consider page 2 of google results the dark web.
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarStages of form filling: 1. Avoid 2. Avoid more 3. This isn't so bad 4. Oh no! I don't know the answers to these 5.… https://t.co/apsszjELq1
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis is better than both Jurassic World movies. 😁😁 https://t.co/dZC0Kuwyek
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarGDPR is working exactly as everyone who knew the first thing about ads thought it would. https://t.co/N0RkgRxI19
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarRIP the last remaining refuge from mass tracking tools on the web. https://t.co/3PeEQfqkpt https://t.co/zIK5z73QOT
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarMath problems I wish I had gotten as a kid: Sally has 30 🍎. She gives one 🍎 to Joe for free. Joe buys 5 more 🍎 as… https://t.co/225FiDpOmB
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis appears to be Casper's business: Buy mattress at $400. Sell at $1,000. Refund/return 20% of them. --> Keep $4… https://t.co/ejyf1JdFnj
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Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarProgramming in a nutshell https://t.co/2QRzBCwHKf #devhumor #programming #documentation https://t.co/CNyDiY4kk9
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1/12
2020
The mere suggestion Modi’s India is going full circle—back to the tepid-growth days of the 1970s—is a bitter pill t… https://t.co/GVKPgZsTAf
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarI’m assuming he wanted it to be seen and shared https://t.co/XczmuMHmVpFacing harassment from @KolkataPolice on doc verification in passport renewal. Given ~10 docs. Now, forcing me to p… https://t.co/YlEuYAFzxC
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1/11
2020
Folks in the US: Remember Facebook Messenger allowed one to book an Uber/lyft from a chat window? Whatever happened… https://t.co/67NcGxM5ib
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarDidn't expect to have the slam-dunk winner for the "worst hot take of 2020" already https://t.co/63QUhPFrBb
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarVCs in India keep dishing out throwaway lines about seeing "entrepreneurs of higher quality than before". Waiting… https://t.co/uOmj4DVMkk
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1/10
2020
Shiv Sena being liberal makes me happy and nervous at the same time. You never know what they'll hit you next with. https://t.co/yg2LmoppjX
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThrilled to welcome @Benjcher, @RanjuSarkar & @ShirtShanks to @TheKenWeb. 3 people, 3 cities, 3 specializations. https://t.co/qkyKP4Ds2BAny of you tweeple in Bangalore? Let's hang out while @jonrussell @Kakay @jumbalea @Benjcher and I are in town. Ti… https://t.co/afmV5MSggI
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar @girishmallya Age of course ;-)
1/9
2020
Time goes by, and one fine day you wake up and realise you’re 31. And it’s a lovely feeling. 🥰 https://t.co/ffjPhqCVjEThis is one of my favourite photos of at @TheKenWeb’s Bangalore office with the entire global team. https://t.co/K5ZtoCeUlF
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarAny Indian police agency that claims it can make the administrators of a WhatsApp group legally responsible for mes… https://t.co/vnMHcZwihA
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarBEST BIRTHDAY EVER WITH @TheKenWeb TEAM 💖🎉 AT BANGALORE H/t to @mananbharara for the wonderful pic and @sanka9k f… https://t.co/gjQRzVbaE1
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumar @sleepyhead148 HNY Sam!
1/8
2020
JNU violence reflects an apocalyptic politics driven by a constant need to find new enemies, by @pbmehtahttps://t.co/c9V5izKXEw
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1/7
2020
Our team of doctors, nurses & medical volunteers who reached JNU to give first aid to injured students & teachers,… https://t.co/JmM27htVQr
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarHorrifying images from JNU — the place I know & remember was one for fierce debates & opinions but never violence.… https://t.co/YItijgf1cr
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarHere is the mob wielding iron rods and lathis and sticks freely roaming the JNU campus. The main gate is blocked, m… https://t.co/WhaTBLqHp2
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarRoute to #JNU has been closed by @DelhiPolice . Having to go from an alternative route. Traffic policeman asks wh… https://t.co/p3i77UEFTn
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis is the route to the main gate (L). They've also closed the way to access this road, just making it impossible… https://t.co/34T1IFbqjy
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis is what’s going on inside JNU hostels right now. https://t.co/xxvYUYnJYg
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis is the head of center for the study of regional development Sucharita Send, being admitted to AIIMS with a hea… https://t.co/0YauEjydoe
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarSpoke to a JNU faculty member. He confirms a violent assault on teachers and students by an armed, masked mob.
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarStatement by #JNU administration https://t.co/dLrZ1H5b1y
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarWhat is going on in JNU? Masked crowd of people entering hostels and beating up people with HAMMERS. They have HAMM… https://t.co/zVc149G1G2
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThis is the broadcast from the official Twitter account of the elected student body of JNU. https://t.co/yX20cx8VTC
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarChina tech that didn't exist at the start of last decade: WeChat 微信 Xiaomi 小米 OnePlus 一加 Realme 真我 Bytedance 字节跳动… https://t.co/YRy9HVdOgx
Retweeted by Rohin Dharmakumarthousands of years of art, language, and cultural development led up to this exact moment https://t.co/2Dn02tyxYM
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarI generally despise roadside hoardings, but this BBC one on their Dracula series is so darn creative!… https://t.co/uEssEi4tMiRemember how a decade ago we all stole music from the Internet and the only problem with it was that artists weren'… https://t.co/QNqYb7gwrR
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarNobody ever asks the family if *they* want to spend more time with the former CEO
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarThe 2020s will be known as the Remote Work decade A few predictions of what is likely to emerge [ a thread ] 💻🏠🌍
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarA new paper has been making the rounds with the intriguing claim that YouTube has a *de-radicalizing* influence.… https://t.co/k7Fjtaoz4o
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarRemember when Facebook collected millions of phone numbers — ostensibly to secure user accounts — then used them fo… https://t.co/3ijaiwbKNv
Retweeted by Rohin DharmakumarGreat thread on product management and product managers https://t.co/92rdyT2PTInew year, same old bugs https://t.co/dyeosWuYbp
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1/5
2020

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