December 2011

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Ok so you need to be reaaally interested in innovation for this. A guy invents a cheap sanitary pad….
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1679008/an-indian-inventor-disrupts-the-period-industry

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Apparently, at the rate at which data usage, storage and manipulation is soaring, we might be running out of applied mathematicians. So if you were one of the rare animals who liked Maths, maybe it is time to dust off the textbooks..
http://gigaom.com/cloud/spread-the-word-math-is-the-new-sexiness-in-it/

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Hedge funds, scandals, death and of course, Rajaratnam (wonder why no one from Goldman Sachs is in jail!)
http://www.thereformedbroker.com/2011/12/14/the-ten-biggest-market-moments-of-2011/

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One of the very enduring arguments of not troubling the rich too much with pesky issues like taxes and regulations is that they create jobs which then leads to overall prosperity and growth.
Do they? The author of this post gives an a-la-Freakonimics example of a fictional island which is occupied by the richest people

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Always one of my favorite places on the web.
A modern take on Piano, Violin and Cello, The Experiences of a person whose plane crashed, How to spot a Liar, Wearable Communication, The famous Worm Stuxnet and some more…
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_best_10_ted_talks_of_2011.php
 

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All of us have probably heard this word before… sometimes its the mainstay of how we do business in India. Me and Ajay did a lot of it during the office set up. Believe it or not, Harvard thinks this is a actual business methodology.
Read the below and feel proud (?)
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/12/think_like_an_indian_entrepren.html

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Some of these are really good…maybe some inspirational value for the app??
Check it out!!!
http://thenextweb.com/dd/2011/12/06/10-of-the-most-beautiful-online-stores/
Cheers