Is data the new oil?


By all accounts, the recent revelation by an associate from Cambridge analyatica set the cat among the pigeons on the scope of using the data to influence the decision of voters in the USA and the extent of impact it had on the Brexit decision in the UK. Yes, in the coming years of the … Continue reading Is data the new oil?

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Nirav modi only a tip of the iceberg


In the last several days' Indian news channels are having a feast by reporting on Nirav Modi’s case, experts from different walks of life and politicians from the ruling dispensation & opposition parties busy blaming each other for the organized loot. Perhaps it is one of the biggest loot ever recorded from taxpayers money by … Continue reading Nirav modi only a tip of the iceberg

The Unequal Growth


Over last many decades' world has moved to a trajectory of faster economic growth, but so-called higher economic growth cannot solve the persisting problem of inequality among the marginalized, poor, scheduled caste and scheduled tribes in the rural parts of the second largest populated country in the world. We have witnessed the case of third … Continue reading The Unequal Growth

Fourth Industrial revolution, Advantages &Perils


Our future according to Yuval Noah Harari, a lecturer at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in his new book "Homo Deus" says " more of us will be pushed out of employment by intelligent robots and on to the economic scrap heap". Yes, we are on the cusp of imminent change with the advent of … Continue reading Fourth Industrial revolution, Advantages &Perils