Daniel Kahneman and Yuval Noah Harari Together…

Daniel Kahneman and Yuval Noah Harari are two of the great thinkers alive and also among the people I like to follow. I had read Daniel Kahneman's book Thinking Fast and Slow partly. I had really liked it, however it is not an easy read. It is in small type font and very verbose. The... Continue Reading →

Pareidolia Or Apophenia?

“We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are.” I had seen this quote and this image before. But what's interesting today is that I saw this on Twitter with a follow-up question: Someone asked: "Anyone know is there is an official term in psychology for this? I’ve been thinking... Continue Reading →

Manthan Samvaad 2020

One of the better outcomes of COVID-19 and lockdown is a sudden and sharp rise in online talks, interviews and conferences. Some really good shows have happened since March 2020. Some old talk shows have morphed into the online chat - for example Karan Thapar's chat show, Algebra etc. One such important show is Manthan... Continue Reading →

Manu Joseph Columns in Mint

There are very few Indian columnists who write through-provoking, stimulating columns and write well (as in, with a literary flair). Manu Joseph would rank among the top in that list. I first discovered Manu Joseph through his interviews on Youtube. Here are few of them which you might enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9a06Pv7YokA&t=1642s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hP-A6FW9qOw&t=1950s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-8zDOrFxKw I then started... Continue Reading →

CV, Resume and JD

Today I read an interesting post on Linkedin on the difference between CV and Resume. Here is the post: Let's get basics cleared firstCurriculum Vitae = CVCV is a detailed document. Could run into 4 pages to even 10 depending on how complex is the nature of your work.Resume' is a short version of CV.... Continue Reading →

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