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Last week, India country witnessed the launch of two generational shifts. The one that has everyone excited is Jio, a pure, data-only, high-speed mobile network. The other that is likely to have equal
Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations reveal which books will keep them occupied in the coming months.
Prior to the 1991 reforms, India was so different, it was another country. Mukul Kesavan looks back to a time when austerity and simplicity ruled everyday middle class life
Dollar Shave Club is a textbook example of how the new Internet economy will destroy value in incumbent industries.
Having registered one billion Indians, the team behind Aadhaar is now creating a digital infrastructure—the India Stack—that promises to disrupt financial services, make service delivery dramatically cheaper and efficient and boost the startup ecosystem
Ed Parsons helps shape how Google sees the worldliterally.
Within less than a decade, an impoverished Indian clerk upended mathematics with strange and beautiful equations.
The video behemoth argues that it shouldn't have to pay as much as other streaming services.
We asked Tim Harford, host of statistics podcast More Or Less, how we can find out when newspapers and politicians are being liberal with the truth.
Joining the Uber board, which CEO Travis Kalanick announced this morning, represents for me an opportunity to have an im…
Despite the hype, there is a lot of work to be done before we can build conversational software. For now, it’s an ugly m…
He needs the $35,000 Tesla Model 3 to be a blockbuster.
Half-a-billion people stored files on Dropbox. Well, sort of. Really, the files were in Amazon’s cloud. Until Dropbox built its own. And threw the switch.
Nearly 20 years ago, psychologists Roy Baumeister and Dianne Tice, a married couple at Case Western Reserve University, devised a foundational experime ...
A very weird thought experiment
Shankar traded an Ivy League engineering Ph.D. for TV producingturns out, there's a lot of similarities between the two.
In my last two posts, I first looked at Yahoo, in the context of the challenges associated with turning around an aging …
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The BBC speaks to a woman who is disenfranchised with Tinder and asks neuroscientists what is going on in our minds when we use the app.
To understand global inequality, you have to understand Brazil's inequality.
Seattle is looking rad in these choice 1980s photos.
Marc Andreessen said “We can reinvent the entire thing” when referring to finance. How has technology gone about doing so?
What would it take to build a more just society? In contemporary debates about justice, identity is frequently front and centre, but the 20th-century American philosopher John Rawls thought that looking past identity was the key to more equality. In his 1971 book A Theory of Justice, Rawls argued that if we could build a society from behind a ‘veil of ignorance’ that kept us from knowing anything about our identity, we would make choices for the greater good, providing justice for all.
New CEO Sundar Pichai is a brainy product guy who aims to reinvent the world's second-most-valuable company--and pretty much every digital experience--with a heavy dose of artificial intelligence.
Tesla Motors is churning through the news cycle again—this week, it reported its quarterly results and plans to massively ramp up production to meet t ...
Gates has positioned himself as a major player on energy, which means his confused pronouncements could have serious consequences in the public debate.
We blame cars for transportation woes. Can new technology turn them into saviors?
Futerra Co-Founder Solitaire Townsend addresses the role of storytelling in making customers care about sustainability, and what you need to do if they're not buying what you're selling in Ph
If you eat food, you are being lied to every day.
The bots are coming. And they will be everywhere, like Facebook Messenger where they’ll be deployed to 900mm+ users. Som…
There are a bunch of tricks and shortcuts that make your computer better and easier; many of them you may not even know about.
Tourism, heavy industry are likely ‘when millions of people are living and working in space.’
The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum.
Even a rudimentary look at probability can give new insights about how to interpret data
From September 2015 to December 2015, I took Stanford University’s CS183C course — Technology-enabled Blitzscaling — tau…
The fuerdai, China’s second-generation rich kids, are the most loathed group in the country. They’re also its future.
America’s game is a fun-house mirror for our national character.