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40 Life Lessons On Turning 40!

40 Life Lessons On Turning 40!

Other than greying hair, some wrinkles, and ever more frequent visits to the doctor, aging is a beautiful process. It feels like I am peeling through the layers of an onion; each layer is juicier but the onion keeps shrinking. Blowing candles and cutting cake with...
On A Flight To A Land Without Borders

On A Flight To A Land Without Borders

I boarded the flight at the end of what seemed like a long week. I was going away for a few days, and the preceding weeks had been hectic and frenzied. It felt good to finally stretch one’s legs (as much as an economy seat would allow anyway), relax one’s senses, and...
The Lost Language of Progressive Patriotism

The Lost Language of Progressive Patriotism

By M. Steven Fish The investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged dealings with Russia presents the Democrats with their best chance in a half-century to become the natural party of government. The unfolding story hands them a rare opportunity to erase the...
Rethinking Email in the Workplace

Rethinking Email in the Workplace

By Vivek Wadhwa and Alex Salkever One of the signature trends of technology in the Internet age has been the reversal of technology adoption flows. In the past, the copy machine, the fax, the mobile phone (before smartphones), and the personal computer all started as...
Noushad and the Plum Cake

Noushad and the Plum Cake

As a child, one thing I distinctly remember pursuing was a plum cake with an inviting dark caramel tone and the lingering aroma of ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. Each piece resembled a mosaic wedge. Raisins, cashew nuts, dates, candied red papaya,...