Facebook’s new avatar in 10 images
Facebook’s new avatar in 10 images

Renaming Facebook as Meta indicates a big bet on the metaverse, as well as an “escape hatch” from the issues and scrutiny Facebook has been facing. The entire industry is at the beginning of a big wave and Mark Zuckerberg has been building capacity for some years now. However, the key to Meta’s success will depend on whether and how fast customers adopt it to work, learn, play, build and live.

The games we play with each other
The games we play with each other

Solutions for problems such as climate change are unlikely to come from experts who rely on numbers, and from economists who rely on self-interest and the invisible hand for progress. This is part of a zero sum, competitive, narrative. But nature is complex and insists on cooperation

A Letter from London

The dark side of the China Story
The dark side of the China Story

From his perch in The City, a leading strategic analyst who prefers the pen name Samuel Pepys, looks at what’s shifting at the intersection of business, markets, economy and society. In this letter: a global supply crunch; an imploding credit-driven economic model; a new economic playbook

Hustle Fuel

The human intelligence behind intelligent machines
The human intelligence behind intelligent machines

A conversation with Prof. Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, director of ISI, about discovering patterns, learning from data, collaboration across disciplines, and how to get girls to take the STEM path (it starts at the primary education level, she says)

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Soum Paul
Soum Paul

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Nilima Bhat

Holistic Health & Transitions Coach

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