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 digital world!

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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). Read more on 46% of online Indians primarily consumed local language content: Mary Meeker…

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 content must be in multiple Indian languages. So what is the current state of Indian govt websites today?

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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. Read more on 9 of the 10 new internet users today are Indian language users: Google…