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07 January, 2009

The Tyranny Of The Short Term

Michael Lewis and David Einhorn lucidly explain how the financial crisis happened—and what to do about it. (Via Mohit.)

Posted by Amit Varma in Business | Economics at 11:44 AM

05 April, 2008

Yo! Got an idea?

$400 yo-yo’s! Some big boys like some expensive toys!

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 5:02 AM

17 January, 2008

A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside a cookie

Haah! Not everything is made in China! :)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 8:51 AM

28 December, 2007

Skeletons in the cupboard

India’s skeleton trade: Banned since 1985 but its merely gone underground.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 9:07 PM

12 November, 2007

Willy Wonka’s Union

Heh. (Via email from Anand.)

Posted by Amit Varma in Business at 12:01 PM

02 August, 2007

The Power of Branding

An analysis of almost 250 Indian brands. Check out the “Categories” in his sidebar. (-via.)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 3:01 AM

06 May, 2007

No Logo

Ever wished advertising hoardings would disappear? São Paulo did just that and this is what it looks like.

Posted by Gautam in Business | The visual arts at 10:06 PM

22 April, 2007

Blood Oil

Read more about the curse of Black Gold in the Niger delta.  Injustices and tragedies abound.

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 8:40 PM

Law Of The Jungle

A sad story of oil and native settlers in the Amazon.

Posted by Gautam in Business at 12:00 PM

18 April, 2007

The messenger of love…

...Not. What will he do next?

Posted by Ravages in Business | The good life at 10:10 AM

25 March, 2007

Have You Sent an ArseMail Yet?

Bob Sutton’s mantra for promoting his bestseller ‘The No Asshole Rule’ on the web - let people take an ARSE Test and send an ArseMail.

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business at 4:08 AM

24 March, 2007

The Google Master Plan

Don’t be evil. Really?

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business | Science and technology at 12:01 AM

14 March, 2007

On India and Progress

Om Malik reminisces on the India he grew up in, the India of today and tomorrow.

Posted by Gautam in Business | Economics | Miscellaneous at 3:25 PM

09 March, 2007

Have a Pierced Tongue?

Looking for a job in outside sales support and worried about the impression you’d make?

Posted by Gautam in Business at 12:09 PM

08 March, 2007

The Healthy Carbonated Drink

Soft drink companies are planning to market new carbonated drinks that are fortified with vitamins and minerals as health drinks. Heh!

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business at 9:41 PM

07 March, 2007

Legal Reviews

“And for the main course tonight we have a special libel lawsuit.” Served cold, of course.

Posted by Gautam in Business | The good life at 10:13 AM

06 March, 2007

Welcome to the Attention Economy

Read/Write Web takes an ultra-geeky look at what the web is doing with our collective attention.

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business | Economics | Science and technology at 7:22 PM

What Happened to the Great Indian Geek?

The PC World ‘50 Most Important People on the Web’ list is out and, guess what, no Indians make the cut.

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business | Science and technology at 7:56 AM

05 March, 2007

Snickers, Don’t Stop.

It’s such a well done advertisement. Makes me want to “Grab A Snickers” right now!

Posted by Gautam in Arts and entertainment | Business at 10:42 AM

03 March, 2007

Will Ning Change Social Networking Forever?

Build you own social network, scale it up, earn money from it. Ning has Grant McCracken hooked.

Posted by Gaurav Mishra in Business | Science and technology at 2:32 PM

02 March, 2007

Keeping Employees Happy.

Good food is one way, for sure. This from the Google Cafeteria.

Posted by Gautam in Business | The good life at 12:52 PM

28 February, 2007

Price of Water?

Ever wondered what the real price of bottled water is? Well wonder no more. Makes me want to drink from a tap.

Posted by Gautam in Business | Economics at 9:49 AM

27 February, 2007

The car of your dreams…

...Now available in a virtual world.

Posted by Ravages in Business | Science and technology | The good life at 4:26 PM

26 February, 2007

Great bank robbery!

Banks in UK could be forced to refund £7.2bn worth of illegal penalty fees they have levied from customers, according to City analysts, if regulators rule against the charges.

Posted by Prabhu in Business at 3:53 PM

19 February, 2007

to Vista or not to Vista

This cartoon tells us why Vista isn’t flying off the shelves. Ballmer blames pirates. Others are annoyed while still others opine it is not evil enough :)

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 10:14 PM

Tour de-Google

Google’s new NYC office is an art deco icon that once housed the Port Authority of New York. More power to those that aim to ‘promote solutions to big-human problems’!

Posted by Sanjeev Naik in Business at 8:52 PM

17 February, 2007

Women in the workplace

Devangshu Datta writes about “centerfolds and chuddies.” I’m a huge fan of chuddies. You?

Posted by Amit Varma in Business at 4:04 PM