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Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University has been described as the preeminent scholar on a relatively new genre of scientific inquiry — Science and Technology Studies (STS). Originally from Kolkata, but now an American citizen, Professor Jasanoff described STS as a field dedicated to the study of science and technology as institutionalized forms of human activity. But her work is much more than that. In [...]

February 11, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

The Indian economy is going through a difficult phase. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India’s growth estimate to 4.8 per cent for 2019-20. According to the Consumer Confidence Survey of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), consumer confidence in the economy is at a five-year low and the consumer spending is declining. While [...]

January 31, 2020 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Budget 2020 | Five steps towards restoring business and consumer confidence

Discovering Interesting Real Estate Investment Options in New York and Miami with Rena Kliot, owner of Pulse International Realty

Discovering Interesting Real Estate Investment Options in New York and Miami with Rena Kliot, owner of Pulse International Realty

As turmoil continues to mount in Hong Kong and beyond, Chinese investors have fixed their gaze on the American real estate market to secure their assets. Although overall, New York City remains one of the most attractive locations, investors are not necessarily looking at condominiums and co-ops in distinct real estate markets like Manhattan. Instead, [...]

January 4, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Discovering Interesting Real Estate Investment Options in New York and Miami with Rena Kliot, owner of Pulse International Realty

Boomers And Seniors Finding Great Benefits From Smart Home Technology

Boomers And Seniors Finding Great Benefits From Smart Home Technology

When you think about smart phones and smart home technology, you probably picture Millennials making their living spaces as convenient as possible. That’s not an inaccurate picture, but it’s not a complete one either. Boomers and seniors are an enthusiastic and growing market for these features, which can make living independently easier, safer, healthier and [...]

December 7, 2019 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Boomers And Seniors Finding Great Benefits From Smart Home Technology

Dezeen’s top 10 design and technology trends of 2019

Dezeen’s top 10 design and technology trends of 2019

For our review of 2019, deputy editor Augusta Pownall picks out ten trends that have preoccupied the design and technology industries this year, from the circular economy to the continued rise of China and a focus on privacy. Surveillance and privacy Data is one of the most lucrative resources on the planet, but concern has mounted over protecting digital privacy and the damaging [...]

December 3, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Dezeen’s top 10 design and technology trends of 2019

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

More than 1,300 businesses nominated themselves for Amazon’s Small Business of the Year awards, and these finalists are eligible for a prize package worth an estimated $80,000. The perks include dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ. Voting is live until midnight (PST) on November 8, so read [...]

November 10, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on AMAZON SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS: Read about the 18 finalists and choose your favorites to win each category

Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

A recent Facebook post with a hashtag indicating support for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid argued this point in favor of the candidate’s signature healthcare plan, Medicare for All: “Just so we’re clear: people with pre-existing mental health conditions have access to firearms and not healthcare.” This post, which has been shared more than 58,000 times since [...]

November 8, 2019 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Facebook post mischaracterizes mental health coverage and gun access

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Google hired David Feinberg from Geisinger Health, a system of hospitals based in Pennsylvania, toward the end of 2018 and put him in charge of a newly created division called Google Health. But the company has remained quiet about the division’s scope and goals. Now he’s beginning to talk publicly about his plans, and appeared on [...]

November 3, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Google Health is finally opening up about its plans, and they’re all about search

Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

The appointment of Gojek founder Nadiem Makarim as the new education and culture minister has been met with mixed public opinion, with a number of people using memes relating his new office to the app-based business. While others have expressed their support, some others have questioned his ability to address various problematic issues in the [...]

October 23, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Public surprised by Nadiem’s appointment as education and culture minister

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

Realtors are now depending on ‘properly utilization of space’ to come up with units that will appeal to the buyers. Real estate is coming back on track, thanks to the multiple policy decisions taken by the government recently. The sector seems to have left the tougher times behind and is all geared up for the [...]

September 30, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Now, small is better and beautiful in real estate

What ails real estate and how can it be put back on track?

What ails real estate and how can it be put back on track?

The Modi government for the last few years has been doing its best to give a boost to the sagging realty market. Real estate is in limbo. Not only now, but for a long time. Probably from the time the economic downturn began in 2008. Anyway when the global financial crisis gripped almost the entire [...]

September 27, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on What ails real estate and how can it be put back on track?

Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50

Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50

TLDR: Find the business partner you need with Founder2be Pro, now over 90% off. If you’ve got a great idea for a new business, that doesn’t always mean it’s time to throw open the doors and print off some letterhead. We all have personal strengths and weaknesses, which sometimes require some outside expertise to help your [...]

September 8, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Founder2be connects you with business’ best and brightest for under $50