Category: culture

Four For Friday (30)

This series took two weeks off due to urgent travels, but we are back now. This week’s readings discuss Purpose and Meaning. Fast Company …
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Four For Friday (29)

The luxury sector is negotiating the tight rope between its traditional exclusivity and the open-all-hours, democratising nature of the web. It is a fascinating …
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Four For Friday (27)

This was a week of critical reading of articles discussing the nature of work, the workplace and the worker. The customer should be the …
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Four For Friday (26)

For me, this was a week full of books, reading about books, and headlines about publishing. A new publishing house, called Juggernaut Books, was …
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Four For Friday (25)

This week marked one year of India’s famous, frugal, successful Mars Orbiter Mission. Aptly enough women in design, science, business, politics, art all caught …
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Of Gardening and Leadership

(Bluebells in the woods near my house (c) Shefaly Yogendra) An old English lady once gave me some capital advice on creating a garden …
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Four For Friday (24)

This week, it is all about technology and culture. Culture, to me, is a catch-all term for how we think, feel, live, behave, interact …
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The design challenge called Indian traffic [1]

India’s traffic problem is real. No, seriously. Indian drivers makes Italians look tame and Londoners look like novice drivers. India also has the dubious …
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Designing for ubiquity

When I first heard the term “ubiquitous computing” almost 25 years ago, it sounded magical. Computers then, I admit, didn’t make it easy to …
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Customer service stories from America

I just got back from a few days in the Mecca of start-ups. They do things differently over there. Well they used to, till …
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