Overpayment Scams: Beware, Photographers!

Indian Army Photographer Scam

Recently, I was exposed to an overpayment photography scam. It was disturbing, and it ruined a potential friendship. I’m going to outline how it happened in this article, so that other photographers don’t get fooled by these scam artists. What they do is disgusting, and exploitative. They have no heart, and I don’t want them to hurt others who work hard to earn their money. These scammers use easily available disposable cell phone numbers, and UPI accounts, to target their victims.

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The Beautiful Chaos of Indian Roads

I’d like to introduce you to an Indian motovlogging channel called “Biking In India“. It’s a YouTube channel that explores the streets of Chennai, and beyond. I’ve ridden the same bike for 11 years, and been through quite a few silly incidents with it in that time. Like this one. Through it all, one experience … Read more

iXBRL – more XML based markup languages…

So along with the XMLisation of a ton of other things, comes the evolution of accounting formats into XBRL or iXBRL. It’s supposed to make filing and sharing  of accounts between systems easier for everyone… Of course, there will be the initial hiccups in the implementation, and where there is a problem, there will be … Read more

I’m not going to buy the Kindle 2

Yes, I’m not going to buy it. Why? Because Amazon is making it ‘optional’ for authors to disable Text-To-Speech functionality on their books. Yes, authors, shoot yourself in the head… I’d rather buy bootleg or secondhand copies of books off the streets. Much cheaper… And I’ll ask my parrot to do the Text-To-Speech part… Read … Read more