Wide Angle - Joel Indrupati

Is the world running on battery power?
Feb 23

Is the world running on battery power?

Battery power, phone memory, and an Internet connection have now become the primary needs of the early 21st century. My grandfather would not...

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The Days of Digital Distortion: What Can We Do? 
Feb 16

The Days of Digital Distortion: What Can We Do? 

People who are somewhat ignorant, but fully fervent, are present in all classes, in all religions, and in all countries. There is nothing wrong...

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SpaceX’s new rocket launch: The changing future
Feb 09

SpaceX’s new rocket launch: The changing future

‘Space Oddity’ is a song by the late David Bowie. And so is ‘Starman’. If you’ve listened to these songs, you will...

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US Business: Trillion Dollar Tech Firms?
Feb 02

US Business: Trillion Dollar Tech Firms?

Apple, Amazon, Alphabet? Which one, among all the public-listed companies in USA, will become the first trillion dollar company? Simple. We have to...

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India’s Busiest Airports: Challenges Ahead
Jan 26

India’s Busiest Airports: Challenges Ahead

“With nearly 47,500 flights, Mumbai-Delhi is world’s third busiest air route.” In 2017, only the Jeju-Seoul Gimpo route (with over...

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Dan Brown’s new book: Robert Langdon’s Latest Chase
Jan 19

Dan Brown’s new book: Robert Langdon’s Latest Chase

In mid-November, when I went to purchase ‘Origin’, the latest book of Dan Brown, I had asked how many copies had been sold, till...

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A button and a book: Trump strikes back!
Jan 05

A button and a book: Trump strikes back!

“US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was caught crouching under Donald J. Trump’s Oval Office desk on Wednesday, in an attempt to...

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The Calendar Complex
Dec 29

The Calendar Complex

What? Gone already? Another seventeen years, after the year 2000? But, wasn’t it just yesterday that we were all suffering from that...

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Christmas Movies: Magic and Money
Dec 22

Christmas Movies: Magic and Money

A few years ago, our children had groaned with disappointment, when I brought home a movie DVD called  “It’s a Wonderful...

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Climate change: A reality check
Dec 15

Climate change: A reality check

In Michael Crichton’s book ‘State of Fear’ that I had read 12 years ago, he portrays a world were Eco-terrorism thrives. The job...

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Retrospective: TIME Persons of the Years
Dec 08

Retrospective: TIME Persons of the Years

Who has been declared as the ‘Person of the Year 2017’ by TIME magazine? Like every year, the publishers have announced this week their...

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The Media and The Royal Engagement
Dec 01

The Media and The Royal Engagement

Media frenzy on the news about British royals is nothing new. Engagements, marriages, births, deaths, scandals, extramarital affairs and divorces of...

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Of Scooters and War Horses
Nov 24

Of Scooters and War Horses

In the late 80s and early 90s in India, when cars were distant dreams for many, if your family purchased a scooter called ‘Bajaj Chetak’,...

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Parenting Puzzles: Kids and Smartphones
Nov 17

Parenting Puzzles: Kids and Smartphones

“The more we learn about kids and smartphones, the more we are going to see that limiting their exposure is a good idea.” This is the...

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Online Privacy: Do We ‘Really’ Have It?
Nov 10

Online Privacy: Do We ‘Really’ Have It?

A few months ago, I had searched for a DVD on Google.  It was for an episode of an old TV series called ‘Twilight Zone’ that...

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Church History: The Big Split of 500 Years
Nov 03

Church History: The Big Split of 500 Years

The two major divisions of Christianity came together this week, on the 500th anniversary of that historic day when it was split into two. “We...

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The Business of Sports: Forbes’ New List
Oct 27

The Business of Sports: Forbes’ New List

“Show me the money!” This catch-phrase from the movie ‘Jerry Maguire’ is probably a reminder of the timeless truth. That...

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Is She Malala?
Oct 20

Is She Malala?

It was a strange coincidence. I was reading the news that Malala Yousafzai got an admission into Oxford. And at the time of my reading it, I was...

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