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Why You Need to Live in the Future — As I Do

Why You Need to Live in the Future — As I Do

I live in the future as it is forming and this is happening far faster than most people realise, and far faster than the human mind can comfortably perceive. I live in the future. I drive an amazing Tesla electric vehicle, which takes control of the steering wheel on...
When Stars Turn Into Moons

When Stars Turn Into Moons

“How can Radha NOT be jealous?” the damsel standing in front of me demanded to know emphatically. When she said it, she registered 10.0 on the Righteous Indignation scale.   I nodded my head in a spirited display of supreme empathy, which I’m known to...
How Devices Hack Our Happiness

How Devices Hack Our Happiness

For the past 30 years, most of us around the globe have welcomed modern technology with few questions and fewer reservations. We have treated each new product as a “solution” and paid little attention to its accompanying problems. The past six months, though, have...
India Must Stop Foreign Giants from Cannibalizing Its Startups

India Must Stop Foreign Giants from Cannibalizing Its Startups

The issue is bigger than money. It is about power and control. If India does not rein in foreign technology companies, it will suffer under corporate colonialism. The Rs 136 crore fine imposed on Google for discriminatory search operation was nothing more than a slap...
Digital Deception: We ‘love’ our devices and its making us miserable

Digital Deception: We ‘love’ our devices and its making us miserable

The technology industry is taking a lot of fire for its role in spreading misinformation but there are more fundamental problems in its products: they limit our choices and are designed to keep us addicted. Instead of making us happy and bringing us together,...
India’s Tech Firms Must Re-invent or Perish

India’s Tech Firms Must Re-invent or Perish

There are literally $100bn opportunities elsewhere in the digital space that India has the expertise and capacity to exploit – yet it shows no evidence that it is likely to take them. When I talk to Indian CEOs, they acknowledge the threats of digital transformation,...