Gone are the days when hobbies were identified by only sports or art - Pursuing tech-based hobbies is the way to go these days. There are a number of creative hobbies that you can pursue on your computer in your leisure time. They allow you to explore the world around you and create beautiful works of art.
Get started with these simple tech-based hobbies!
A blog is a diary-style website used to informally engage with an audience online. Blogging is a great way to maintain an online journal or even showcase your talent! While traditional blogs use text and images, the art of blogging has expanded across media and platforms.
You can now integrate podcasts from platforms like SoundCloud to share your voice with the world. Or turn to Twitter and Instagram to "microblog" in 140 characters or less. No matter which platform and medium you prefer, blogging is a great way to connect with the world at large.
Wonder what it takes to create computer software, apps and websites? The answer is code. Your browser, your OS, the apps on your phone, Facebook, and this website - they're all made with code. Coding is a lucrative and interesting hobby that can even be converted into a very fulfilling career. And who knows, you may even be on the path towards creating the next Facebook! Here's a guide for you to understand the basic concepts of coding along with some resources that you may want to check out.
A vlog (or video blog) is a blog that contains video content. You can choose to start simple with your vlog and show your viewers your day-to-day activities or create a DIY activity for them to try.
You will be surprised to know how many professional vloggers started their vlogs this way. Lilly Singh a.k.a. Superwoman, Shradhha Sharma, Tanmay Bhat are just some of the vloggers who shot to fame making videos in their own home. Scherezade Shroff, the famous Youtube travel and beauty vlogger, gained popularity by vlogging make-up tips. She was also a part of Dell Futurist an event that's all about turning your hobbies into a career.
Watching their vlogs well help you get started and find your own style. Check out this article for tips on producing good-quality vlogs in order to stand out from the crowd.
It's the perfect hobby if you are looking to explore the relationship between the analogue and digital world! Photography helps you develop an eye for detail, and teaches you how to capture wonderful memories for life. Once you've mastered shooting clear pictures, you can look at this guide for information on photo-editing and begin to create your very own masterpieces.
These new-age hobbies open the door to innumerable possibilities. They emphasise the idea that whatever your passion, all you need is a computer to bring your ideas to life and showcase them for the world to see.
So which one did you pick?
Aarambh is a pan-India PC for Education initiative engineered to enhance learning using the power of technology; it is designed to help parents, teachers and children find firm footing in Digital India. This initiative seeks to connect parents, teachers and students and provide them the necessary training so that they can better utilise the PC for learning, both at school and at home.