This week, the BBC took a call to not renew the contract of their star-presenter: Jeremy Clarkson. Opinion is widely divided on this decision. In any other field or any other profession, this would not even be up for debate.
Recently, I was talking to a technologist I greatly admire about different approaches to problem solving and product development. His argument (which I strongly agreed with) was that most design, technological and product development in India at the moment is
There are two general philosophies that most companies follow when dealing with new employees: Throw new people into the deep end of the pool, if they are good – they’ll learn how to swim. Otherwise they’ll drown (quit/ be fired)
This was the topic of my talk at the Nasscom Game Developer Conference 2014 (Pune). I was heavily jet-lagged after an insanely long flight from Montreal to Bangalore. And then I rushed to Pune for the GDC. Our game Dadi
Growing up – all the way to engineering school and beyond – I was obsessed with mathematical modelling and statistics. The ability to model (correctly) the predictive behaviour of a system (often times a complex system that involves a fairly
The Boston Consulting Group released a fairly comprehensive report on how India could become a $200 Billion internet economy by 2018. The report is fairly long (44 pages), so you can head to YourStory for a neat summary. The report
In 2013 I delivered a talk along with the incomparable Abhishek Ghate at the CTO Summit organized as part of the first Sequoia Hack in Bangalore (we were both design mentors for the hackathon). Abhishek is a rising star in
I saw the Jon Favreau movie Chef the other night. Jon Favreau plays a celebrated chef called Carl Casper, who after receiving a particularly nasty review from a food critic suffers a spectacular meltdown in his restaurant that is captured