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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Who Is The Fifth Horseman? – Scott Galloway

I spend a lot of time on Youtube, much more than I do on WhatsApp and slightly more than Twitter. I primarily watch interesting talks (very few TED talks though), speeches, documentaries and few music concerts, or singing performances. I also watch few training/education contents. Every time I find a new interesting person, I try... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Interpretation of Eclipse

Recently a total lunar eclipse took place on 27th July 2018. It was not seen in most parts of India because of monsoon/rainy season. However that was a trigger for many myths and superstitions which, now-a-days, get spread far more rigorously over Social Media platforms like WhatsApp. And this is true not only in India,... Continue Reading →

Danger of A Single Story

This is too good, and very relevant in today's world of relentless propaganda through Social Media...and increasing tendency of typecasting people and being judgmental about everything.

Shashi Tharoor Interview

Dr. Shashi Tharoor could be a controversial person in many sense - he is an accused in his late wife's suspicious death. He is a politician of a party (Congress) that is currently out of fashion and favor. He is a butt of joke on Twitter because of his extremely complex and esoteric use of... Continue Reading →

Mansoor Khan on “Third Curve”

If you were born in India in late 70’s or early 80’s and if you were a movie buff, you would remember two cult films – Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) and Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander (1992). Both films were directed by Aamir Khan’s cousin and veteran film maker Nasir Hussain’s son – Mansoor Khan.... Continue Reading →

Charlie Munger

I am not sure if you follow Charlie Munger - partner of Warren Buffett and Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. If you don't start following right now! He is one of those living legends who continues to shine even at the age of 93! Here are a few Youtube videos of Charlie. Will post more soon...... Continue Reading →

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