What’s worth reading
September 9, 2014 § Leave a comment
- Jan Dhan Yojana: four views
- It is just populism in a different tone
- What’s the point of handing out accounts if people are not inclined to use them (much like the toilet scheme one might add)
- At least it is implementing an idea (albeit borrowed) that is key to transforming the society
- And let’s face it, if you leave it to the bankers, they would probably never get around to doing it
- Vedic Mathematics: it is neither Vedic, nor really is it mathematics
- What do people cured of blindness see when they get sight
- Google’s self driving cars have, erm, long way to go. Speaking of Google on the move, it is trying the Hindustan Unilever way in India
- Amazon hasn’t turned a decent profit in 18+ years of public listing. It is still keeping the investors interested
- Celebrity data theft notes and economics. Key morale of the story: “There is no software that users will ever be able to install or upgrade that will make them completely secure”
- I learned that there is an Indian law that prohibits cattle animals from crossing a highway. Except of cows, of course
- Do you love math? Do you love people? Congratulations!
- Most under-rated sandwich in the world?
- Watch: Why does the universe exist?