labnol.org a.k.a Digital Inspiration is a popular website that covers computer software, mobile apps, video tutorials and useful websites.
Amit Agarwal holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from IIT and has previously worked at ADP Inc. for clients like Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. In 2004, Amit quit his job to become India’s first and only Professional Blogger.
Amit is a personal technology columnist at The Wall Street Journal India. He authors the hugely popular and award-winning Digital Inspiration blog where he writes about computer software, consumer gadgets, and web applications. He has also written columns on personal technology for major publications including The Financial Express, Outlook Magazine, CNN IBN, CNBC TV18 and The Hindustan Times.
Amit has also created few popular web-applications & tools, which include “Sleeping Time”, a mashup service that can estimate of the sleeping habits of any Twitter user. It quickly went viral and was mentioned on CNN, The 33 News, Open Magazine and also made it to the front page of the Bangalore Mirror. Some other such websites include RSS Search and Tall Tweets.
In January 2009 Amit organised a blog conference under the aegis of India Blog School, a non-profit first-of-its-kind initiative that aimed to spread the blogging culture in India though training and offline interaction. Training seminars were conducted during the school to help people become better bloggers and make a living from their blogs.