It doesn’t take long for us to go from having it all, to losing it all. Our happiness is constantly under threat. No matter how stable it seems, we can’t sit on a throne of contentment, say thus I have arrived, and never shall I be shaken. Take Travis Kalanick, Uber founder. In early 2016, … Continue reading Coping with Vicissitudes.
India’s startup ecosystem has been dominated by a long narrative of future optimism. YourStory reported that $13.7 billion was invested in 2017 in Indian startups, across 820 deals. Much of this money has flowed into domestic-focused consumer internet companies like Ola and PayTM. Historically, India has been a haven for enterprise technology. Starting with the … Continue reading Can India’s consumer internet companies become true giants?
Radiohead’s OK Computer is turning 21 this year. The album has enjoyed a renaissance of late, finding more relevance in a tech addicted society. It was ostensibly about travel, and the alienation of transportation modes that take you far away from home. But what started as a rock band’s tour bus angst has become a … Continue reading Fitter, Happier, More Productive… and other fantasies of millennial life.