We need a more nuanced understanding of this generation. If we look beyond the middle class, urban youth, their aspirations and motivations differ greatly
Prize-based public competitions are emerging as a smart way to encourage social innovation and technological development in a way that benefits mankind. An exclusive extract from the book 'Crooked Minds: Creating An Innovative Society' shows us how
Journalists need to be heard to be able to convey truths. But social media has dumbed down public discourse and made it difficult for reflective commentators to be heard
Once upon a time, there was the Simputer. It was intended to be the first Indian handheld computing device and was built by some of the finest engineers. It now lies in an unmarked grave. But FreeCharge, built by a philosophy major is now the rage. Irony, anyone?
The Simputer showed that India can design an innovative tech product. What holds it back? Its capability in hardware manufacturing and very little experience in marketing a new category of devices.
From a distance, India looks pretty. But the ground it stands on is shaky. Policies framed in Lutyens’ Delhi are distanced from Indian realities. Entrepreneurship is the victim
Literary agents in India can be more than a bridge between authors and publishers. They can add value to both at different stages of book creation.
People move seamlessly between the physical and the digital world. Shouldn’t your consumer experience too? A four-step model shows how to create a better experience
Psychometrics, when used to create awareness and insights about a person’s orientations, is valuable for their development. However, when it is used for assessment it can make selection unreliable
Electric vehicles, self-driving cars and car sharing are reaching a tipping point. The role of the regulator now is to get out of the way—like it did in telecom in India—and let the market make it happen