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Lets start with a small exercise. Trying searching for List of Sept 2011 victims or for List of London Bombing victims. In each case, more than half of results on first page lead to a list of names along with the … Continue reading
After Delhi gang rape case, there has been a sudden upsurge in traditional as well as social media over rape in India. As usual in such cases, the initial reaction is to find someone to blame. And in this case … Continue reading
The book provides a nice summary of economic events of recent past (~50 years) and builds upon the case for coming 10 years. The book is divided in 14 different chapters covering emerging and frontier (less liquid and smaller than emerging).
The first episode of Aamir Khan’s show Satyamev jayate raised issue of female foeticide in Rajasthan. While the show asked for stringent laws, it missed a few major reasons behind the same.
The book presents a generalists view of post-independent India. Unlike India Unbound, this book focuses primarily on post-independent India and takes a more pragmatic approach towards understanding problems of contemporary India. The best parts of the book is the interesting … Continue reading
Internet, which initially started as a DARPA experiment is [still] under the indirect control of USA government through ICANN despite several objections from Europe as well as IBSA. This worked when most users were from the western world with notable exception of … Continue reading
This blog post is not about how good/bad the product technically is or how indigenous it is, its about a fundamental problem with tablets. It amazes me to see that even a journalist like T. Friedman missed it. Anyone who had ever … Continue reading
(Following are a few notes from the talk on corruption by Harvard Professor and Janata Party leader, Dr. Subramanian Swamy held in bay area on July 29th 2011) Corruption – misuse of public office for personal gains Five impacts of … Continue reading
The book is divided primarily into three parts, pre-independence era [focused on British Raj including some stories of Mughal period], post-independence pre-liberalized era and post-liberalized India. Since, the author was born in 1943 West Punjab (now under occupation of Pakistan), … Continue reading
I decided to explore the trend of past one decade to see what the data says about career preferences of IIT graduates.