US undergraduate education – not as rosy as it appears

It is that time of the year in the US – high school graduates enter undergraduate programs every Fall. While most of us think it is a rosy picture, it is not. For curriculum & study workload, I think US undergraduate programs from good colleges are one of the toughest in the world. It is far from what you see in Hollywood movies.

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Blame yourself for the Digital Distractions in your life

Digital distraction is becoming a bigger problem of the day. I wrote about smartphones increasing time taken to finish a meal in restaurants, the sad part such distractions is the reduction in family time. But then I make a living out of the same … [Continue reading]

46% of online Indians primarily consumed local language content: Mary Meeker

cross IndiaIt is that time of the year. The entire internet eco-system wants to read Mary Meeker's annual internet report. This year there has been a substantial focus on India (55 slides - slide 232 to 287). … [Continue reading]

Digital India: A list of popular government websites in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a lot of interest to give a push to Digital India. The onus is always on the individual ministries & departments to embrace Digital India, they are supposed to have websites which are constantly updated and … [Continue reading]

9 of the 10 new internet users today are Indian language users: Google

Google and KPMG India released a comprehensive report "Indian Languages - Defining India's Internet" in April 2017. The report has a lot of useful details which were not known to most of us. Mint had recently carried a summary from the report. … [Continue reading]