The Pakistani online community are a curious bunch. The IRC / forum / gaming vets stay underground, leading true double lives on and off line. The lone entrepreneurs plough on relentlessly, wondering when they will meet a fellow Pakistani entrepreneur while at the same time choosing to work instead of reaching out to other souls.
The idealists – every society has those but in Pakistan they take center stage – are vociferously vocal, active and prominent but not technical nor money making experts. And there are those who spend hours and hours on social media apps but balk at the thought of spending 30 minutes a day writing a blog.
The Lahore Bloggers Meetup (what, you didn’t know?) was an interesting experience – and now that I’m back home (don’t worry Lahore, I’ll be back soon), here are some takeaways: