Read this book. Count your blessings. Stop cribbing. People have suffered far worse Viktor Frankl's 'Man's Search for Meaning' is a book of epic proportions and that's no hyperbole. The library of Congress back in the '90s listed 'Man's Search for Meaning' as one of the ten most influential books in America and quite deservedly … Continue reading Book Review | Man’s Search for Meaning
The most important conversation of our time involves Artificial Intelligence (AI) and what we do with this marvellous technology. Max Tegmark's new book "Life 3.0: Being human in the age of Artificial Intelligence" squarely addresses what needs to be done and how.
Book review of 'This is not the end of the book'. Jean Phillippe de Tonnac, the famous French novelist, facilitates a freewheeling chat between two bibliophiles: Umberto Eco, the late Italian literary maestro and Jean-Claude Carrière, the legendary French writer and academy award honoree.
Book review of Rana Foroohar's 'Makers and Takers: How Wall Street destroyed Main Street'. She shows in her new book how financial greed came to disengage the economy of the vast majority of the population from the Wall Street economy - the economy that belongs to the top 1%.
Book review of Glen Greenwald's 'No Place to Hide'. Glenn Greenwald's 'No Place to Hide' is as audacious a book as it is nerve-racking. Largely a commentary on Snowden's revelations of the NSA's malpractices and the crumbling state of American journalism, 'No Place to Hide' shines an ugly spotlight on the devastating consequences of a state's paranoid obsession with its security apparatus.
Ginger Rogers - the Academy award winning actress - had once famously quipped – “Stand for something or you will fall for anything.” Despite the fact that Ginger’s context was entirely different from Pareto’s, I could always relate the two. I was introduced to the concept of Pareto’s 80/20 Law in my B-School. I found … Continue reading The 80/20 Principle