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Sunil Gavaskar at BlogCamp -India’s Biggest blog Unconference

Sunil Gavaskar, the legendary Indian Cricketer, attended the “BlogCamp India”, which was held on Sep 9th & 10th. The event was a great success, as reported on Blogcamp.in.

Sunil Gavaskar is Podcasting “My Own Pitch”, and “Podcasts by Sunil Gavaskar”on Yahoo! India Cricket’s Podcast. There, you can download expert comments by the Little Master Sunil Gavaskar, whenever there is a Cricket Match. Be sure to check on every day that there is a match.

Suni Gavaskar in interview to Sriram Krishnan —”I belong to the transistor generation.We had just one newspaper in the house.You had to wake up early enough.And ask my father to pass the sports page. Transistor radiors meant you had to be still for if you moved, you could lose the signal

Today, everyone here has a laptop. You could do anything you want. You could get news from the US, from New Zealand, wherver. It is mind boggling

A few years ago, I figured that I couldnt write long hand anymore.My columns are still in long hand – my secretary types it out. But when I’m overseas, I have no choice but to get online.
Yes, you could fax it..but it was never great.I still dont know how to use the keyboard
I’m a 2 finger typist. I envy the guys in the pressbox who dont have to look at the keyboard
The journos long ago banged away on typewriter keyboard. Now, all of you (bloggers) are typing away..and I cant hear a thing. Its an art and a skill..and I appreciate that

I would punch out a fantastic column..and then look up at the screen and learn that nothing has come on the screen. For I had done something wrong, but I’m still learning.” Continue to read more…

Kartik Kannan managed a “15 minutes video interview with Sunil Gavaskar” on his Cell Phone.

About BlogCamp & Blog Unconference: “Blogcamp hopes to provide a forum where bloggers can share their stories and be inspired by innovative and successful blogging experiences. In the spirit of blogging and no-barriers interaction, the two-day event will be in an unconference mode.”

“Unconferences are immensely popular because of active participation of attendees, where everyone will be encouraged to have conversations around areas that interest them. Chaotic as that sounds, it sparks off many new ideas and is a whole lot of fun.”

You can view BlogCamp India photos at flickr.

Sunil Gavaskar, at BlogCamp, -India’s Biggest blog Unconference

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