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Ajit Balakrishnan: How cash became a bad word

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Suddenly the word “cash” has taken a place alongside words such as “casteism”, “poverty” and “illiteracy” as a symbol of all that is wrong with Indian
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Ajit Balakrishnan: The people rise against elites

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard “I am in anguish, frightened… I feel homeless in America”. I rubbed my eyes in disbelief. I was not listening to one of those homeless folks who accost
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Ajit Balakrishnan: Small networked outfits are the future

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard I sometimes wish that I could be magically transported back in time to 18th century Machilipatnam, that ancient port town on the east coast of India in
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Ajit Balakrishnan: Tech's next frontier - Artificial Intelligence

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard The world of technology is about to take another abrupt turn and, as is usual at such moments, the air is filled with cries for and against the new
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Ajit Balakrishnan: What does it take to produce world-dominating companies?

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard A few days ago, I found myself sitting at the longest table I have ever seen in my life, listening to a discussion on what are the technologies that
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Ajit Balakrishnan: The job-creation process mystery

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard No topic engages the attention of policymakers, both elected politicians and administrators, as much as how to create jobs. You don't have to look far
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Ajit Balakrishnan: On the man who knew infinity

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Last Saturday morning, I found myself emerging from a Mumbai cinema teary-eyed, at the end of the movie The Man Who Saw Infinity - the story of
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Ajit Balakrishnan: The soft skills trap

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Whenever talk veers around to education standards in our engineering colleges and polytechnics you can rest assured that at least one speaker will hold
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Ajit Balakrishnan: Creating urban commons

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard Every time I read about some new initiative in the internet world, my mind turns to Subhas (who goes by just one name), the fruit vendor who operates
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Ajit Balakrishnan: Learning to fail - correctly

From: Buisness-standard By Ajit Balakrishnan Recommended by: business-standard I often worry that we do not spend enough time and effort to learn how to fail correctly. I worry because, in trying to accomplish what you set out to

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