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Web geek, found of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech & how-to website.

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Amit Agarwal is a web geek, personal technology columnist and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular tech and how-to website.

He has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT and has previously worked as a tech columnist for The Wall Street Journal India.

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May 23, 2015

RT @Adobe: Einstein's handwriting is now a font. We're hoping that using it can also make us a genius:

May 21, 2015

RT @amir: Google ads chief announced new click-to-shop ads on YouTube. They were testing this kind of thing two full years ago!

May 21, 2015

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more.. [Macbeth]

May 21, 2015

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May 21, 2015

RT @rameshnair: Sometimes Google Maps doesn't show you the closest distance between two places.

May 21, 2015

@shamz911 not sure of any tool but possible through scripting.

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