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Design of everyday things in America

A trip to USA 10-15 years ago would mean buying stuff that you couldn’t buy in India. I remember my relatives getting me Nike shoes, TI scientific calculator, wonderful chocolates and awesome toys. However, as India progressed, most of these stuff became … Continue reading

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Impulse art – Making painting a viable profession

I always knew there was something seriously wrong with the art world,but when I  learnt that a painting that looked like it was drawn by a two-year old got 44 million dollars – Blue canvas, I couldn’t stop thinking about how … Continue reading

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What is wrong with the Australian cricket team?

Couple of days ago, it was announced that 4 players are sacked and would not be considered for the 3rd test against India. The reason given was that they did not complete an assignment given by the coach. At the surface, it … Continue reading

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Lean Startup – Birdfeeder experiment

I have been reading Lean Startup by Eric Ries and find it an interesting and informative book. Since I don’t have a start-up of my own, I will give a summary using my bird-feeder as an example. I have a … Continue reading

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Managing Agile team dynamics

One of the most important aspects of agile development is a self-managing team. So, if the team manages itself, what are the managers supposed to do? According to me, the management is supposed to make sure that the people are  working … Continue reading

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