Virtual Assistants, like Alexa, will soon dominate the world and become as ubiquitous as e-mail.
At Amazon, Alexa’s birthplace, a large multi-cultural, multi-functional team works to ensure that the ‘lady’ comes out as a human being! Who wants to talk to a computer? People want to talk to a human. If
Recently, in the city of Amravati, petrol price did the unthinkable: it crossed L K Advani’s age. Nonagenarian ‘petrol’ should soon hit a hundred and shortly after, a double ton. Only after that, it should be allowed to settle down. Let me tell you.
First up, our heart bleeds for petrol
Every tragedy, whatever the cause, calls for united action. Kerala saw this year, what Chennai had seen three years ago: unprecedented floods. Something like this had last happened in God’s own country far back in 1924. To get an idea of time, 1924 is the year M Karunanidhi was born.
Karan Thapar spins a lovely yarn. You may not like the way he harangues guests in his talk shows. He is known to raise his voice and be acrimonious in his arguments.
You might even hate him because he takes your favorite politician to the cleaners. But whichever way you look
Nine months from today India will go to the polls to elect the government that will rule it between 2019 and 2024.
Should I go to the booth to cast my vote? If I do should I cast it in favour of one of the contestants, or should I vote NOTA?
The world is transforming dramatically. Both the quality and the speed of change are frightening. Some call it the arrival of the 4th Industrial Revolution. I call it the arrival of the fifth wave: the wave of Artificial Intelligence and Innovation.
Automation will create more jobs
The fear many today have is
India is today suffering from a severely fractured polity. It is not good for the country. People, not just politicians, have stopped taking stands on facts. Leanings, affiliations, and ‘name-calling’ is the new normal. On Twitter, there are multiple anonymous handles that spew venom.
India is a nation of diversity. Diversity
He has finally done it. Jumped into politics: hook, line, and sinker. The master actor, the Nayagan of Kollywood, Kamal Haasan, has in one sense done the unthinkable. At the other end, the other man, the one they call the superstar, Rajinikanth, continues to mouth vague inanities that you can
From a six by six cubicle with employees playing musical chairs, to being in positioning in 14 states, the growth of Academy has not been just numerical!
I was recently at the annual conference of one of India’s skill development organisations, the ICT Academy. A private initiative with governmental support, it