August 12, 2017 Shireen Ghosal

For decades we have been busy ripping up the Ozone. This has resulted in the Sunscreen business. 100 years ago, nobody needed sunscreen. Can sunscreen be natural? Nature seems to finds its ways! Two species of flora from Antarctica is found to have properties to block uv rays not only…

July 27, 2017 Shireen Ghosal

A Wisconsin company called Three Square Market is planning to offer their employees a microchip implant in their bodies. The microchips will use near field communication for some elementary works like opening of doors, buying chips etc. How far is it justified to slowly turn your body into a machine to…

January 30, 2017 Vivek Srinivasan

Institutions have a key role to play in the development of technology. In the United States, institutions were the corner stone on which the Silicon Valley was built. In India, the Technology Business Incubator program was created by the Government of India under the Department of Science and Technology. The…

January 20, 2017 Vivek Srinivasan

What is bringing the next big change? The past 20 years were arguably defined by the internet. Since the launch of Netscape in 1995, the internet has captivated the imagination of entrepreneurs and investors alike. There were several infrastructural pieces that had to be put in place and this created…

August 22, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

The law does not care about right and wrong. It cares about intention. That is why a murderer can claim temporary insanity and plead not guilty.   The trouble with law is that it is defined with a set of assumptions in mind. Every once in a while there is…

August 17, 2016 Stelios Constantinides

Do your eyes glaze over at the mention of an API? Have no idea if cookies are good, bad, or just delicious? Web development is complicated. And there’s a lot of confusing terminology surrounding it. So here’s a short list of concepts, tools, and languages written in plain English for…

July 12, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

A decade ago, if you were talking about startups, you might have been required to explain what it was. But the same is not true anymore. So much so, that anyone and everyone starting even a business claims to be starting a startup! How is a startup different from a…