Flea Markets : Anonymous and Virtual

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Flea markets are cool! Sunday's visit to a flea market in Ahmedabad awed me with unexpected variety of products. What excited me more was the experience of moving in the streets checking out stalls one-by-one. Holding an unknown product in my hands, learning how it works by talking to the vendor, discussing it with my shopping partner, weighing it, negotiating on prices, asking other shoppers how much did a product cost them, these interactions built my shopping experience there. The experience was significantly different from today's online stores (and even brick-and-mortar shops or supermarkets). No one knew me there, I did not sign-up, no one asked for my credit card number, it was a comp
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Devji Chhanga

I teach computer science at university of Kutch since 2011, Kutch is the western most district of India. At iDevji, I share tech stories that excite me. You will love reading the blog if you too believe in the disruptive power of technology. Some stories are purely technical while others can involve empathetical approach to problem solving using technology.

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Devji Chhanga

I teach computer science at university of Kutch since 2011, Kutch is the western most district of India. At iDevji, I share tech stories that excite me. You will love reading the blog if you too believe in the disruptive power of technology. Some stories are purely technical while others can involve empathetical approach to problem solving using technology.

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