My 2018 in books
I pick social commentary, business books, quirky books on popularity, a business novel and poetry. Most are not on popular lists. Which is why this list is worth a read.
AI: to implement or not to implement
The cost of implementing some form of AI today is minuscule compared to the opportunity cost of inaction. After all not implementing AI today will not defer the future.
California state & women on boards
The proposed California state law requiring women on boards of public companies headquartered in the state is a big daring opening gambit in forcing the long overdue conversation on diversity and inclusion.
Asking the right questions
If their impact is to be real then art and culture need to get out of buildings, and give up their reliance on containment of experience through curation and of access through control.
Protest as a strategic lever
Protest is a strategic lever which leaders ignore at their peril. And it is here to stay.
Indian startups must face up to sexual harassment
The Indian startup ecosystem needs to address the harassment issue as a matter of urgency now. Because time's up.
Rebuilding Trust: A Manifesto for 2018
When I take a painkiller, I trust that a reputed company’s product, bought at my local trusted pharmacy, will just make my pain go …
How to prepare for wild success
This article is the final one in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on September the 11th, 2017. Even if …
"I failed. Now what?"
This article is the twenty-first, and the penultimate, in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on August the 21st, 2017. “I …
Founder conflict: disagreement on fund raising
This article is the nineteenth in the Startup Series on FirstPost’s Tech2 section and first appeared on July the 12th, 2017. Is there such a thing …