India – How good is the Education system?

India has 3393 Engineering Colleges, as per AICTE (http://www.aicte-india.org/). By most estimates, these colleges are churning out upwards of 750000 Engineers per year. When we administered a written test to a handful of fresh engineering graduates, even people with CGPA of 9+/10 scored 3/30! We checked again (and again) to confirm if the questions were …

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LinkedIn – Danger of becoming yet another Spam Platform?

I have been using LinkedIn since 2005 and am a huge fan of the platform. It is a great way to keep in touch with all the folks in your professional world. And obviously, as we all can see, majority of the professional world thinks so as well. I do see some signs of trouble …

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Why “Early Bird Work Hours” make sense in India …

From the moment we wake up, we get swamped with Information, Crises/Issues/Problems, Meeting Requests, Phone Calls Etc. It is increasingly important that every individual figure out how best to maximize the output that can be derived from the fixed amount of time we all have every day.On a typical working day, I am at my …

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Social Networking – Usage Pattern Survey (How people use forums like Facebook …)

Facebook has over 1 Billion users! That is, 1 in every 7 people (keep in mind that a huge percentage of the World Population of 7B is below 15 years of age). Other sites like LinkedIn, Twitter etc. are also very popular. How exactly do folks use such Social Networking tools? I was curious about …

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