The Future is Here Already !

“Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial intelligence, I think we’ll augment our intelligence.” —Ginni Rometty On the cusp of mass production, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) swoops in and brings with itself great possibilities. Possibilities of better lifestyle, a great assistant and an awesome…

World’s largest democracy?

I understand Democracy as something that gives the weak the same chance as the strong –  Mahatma Gandhi India is known as the world’s largest democracy. But are we really democratic in each and every aspect? Do people really have the liberty to speak their mind without being branded by terms such as ‘anti-national’, ‘terrorist-sympathizer’…

The Story of an Average Student

If you Quit once, it becomes a habit. Don’t Quit. – Michael Jordan   Life is a race, I was told, In order to win, One has to be bold,   No one ever told me, That marks decide your career, But how do I score? When my brain is my barrier,   Why don’t…

A Generation Awakens ?

You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over. – Richard Branson The mindset of the youth has not only changed, it has been revolutionized by the advent of startup culture. It has added a whole new dimension to the Indian economy and has provided a platform to many…

Longing of a Different Kind

Crowded food courts. Noisy buses. Chaotic classrooms. The sheer magnitude of humankind can be seen in the most obvious places. I look at the simple gestures of strangers and I learn something new. A thought that never occurred to me before suddenly strikes. Families crowded together on a table that’s too small for them. A…

Micro-finance the way forward

“Give a man a fish, [and] he’ll eat for a day. Give a woman micro credit, [and] she, her husband, her children, and her extended family will eat for a lifetime.” — Bono The age we live in calls for a system which has the ability to motivate people to rise above the poverty line,…

Vicinity

“Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self” -Cyril Connolly Maybe all we are is mere atoms in the molecules of another universe. I have been having these thoughts lately, you know. Maybe we are like dreams – either a pretty long one, or maybe…

Patriotism Vs Nationalism Dilemma

“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first” I think there is a lot of confusion between Nationalism and Patriotism. Dear People both are two separate and almost opposite feelings. There is nothing common in those. So if you love your country…

The Funding Dilemma : Separating reality from the hype

Capitalism. The art of optimal utility of capital to generate employment, add value to marketplaces and ultimately profit. Once deemed the devil’s antic in  socialist India, currently praised and hailed hero in the light of large rounds of venture funding and and foreign direct investments made in India. Thanks to the barrage of funds being…

The question– “Do companies really need an HR department?”

“At first I got somewhat intimidated by hearing this question (given below)”. Since it was being discussed by HR fraternity. Had it been discussed by line- I wouldn’t have mind it but further increased my services for them. Here is my viewpoint- This question has arisen today (and since several years) as I think some…

SERVICES- A catalyst for economic growth

Have you ever imagined that the service sector will become a major contributor to the world economy over? In my view no one has really thought in such a way. India’s services sector covers a wide variety of activities such as trade, hotel and restaurants, transport, storage and communication, financing, insurance, real estate, business services,…