Good Read: Most People Think This Is A Smart Habit, But It’s Actually Brain-Damaging

A friend shared this good, and loooong article. The title is a bit bland and ambiguous but the core idea is interesting. Worth a read (though I didn't agree with many points). Most People Think This Is A Smart Habit, But It’s Actually Brain-Damaging

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Good Read: Founder of Crypto Exchange Dies, Taking Only Password (and $190M) With Him

Having attended last week, a rigorous 3-day workshop on various new technologies, including Blockchain and Bitcoin, this article comes as a perfect reminder of some of the dangers of technology we discussed during the sessions. Blockchain is the new buzzword in the world of technology and people are still trying to figure out the best... Continue Reading →

Sendhil Mullainathan Wins Infosys Prize 2018

Just read this news that Harvard Prof Sendhil Mullainathan won (along with 5 others) Infosys Prize 2018 for science and research https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/six-professors-win-infosys-prize-2018-for-science-and-research/article25483977.ece I had watched Sendhil's TED talk and had liked it a lot! There are many economists of late who write and talk about behavioral economics, cognitive biases and nudge. This one is also... Continue Reading →

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