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WeWork and Theranos – what do we learn?

What happened at WeWork and Theranos is a lesson for all of us.

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A brief history of sugar

Today, sugar is a ubiquitous substance. The entire world craves for it. But this was not always the case. The spread of sugar is a fascinating study for how products that were once not even necessary have become indispensable today. Here’s a brief history of how it happened – Some sources suggest cane sugar originated […]

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A brief history of samosas

My fascination with Samosas had me go down the rabbit hole of finding their origin story and write a Twitter thread about it. Samosas originated in the middle east. Persian literature from the 10th century has a lot of mentions of early variants of the modern samosas. These samosas were filled with minced meat. In […]

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Are increasing life spans a good thing?

Last year, I read a book called Factfulness by Hans Rosling. This book has, to an extent, changed my perspective on human evolution. It has provoked thoughts in me, led me to read up more on where we as the human race are heading, and given me a number that I’m fixated on — The […]

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Too many “platforms”

About a month ago, I was in the middle of my annual website upgrade. I’ve been running this website on wordpress.com and I wanted to look for more flexible platforms. Specifically, I was looking for a place where I could also embed a newsletter sign-up form for easybuthard.substack.com The obvious choice was a self-hosted wordpress […]

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Learnings from my experiments

Why write this essay?  Since I was in college, I’ve continuously kept myself engaged with one or the other “side project.” So far, these have been writing-related projects primarily, but I hope to expand into other types too.  Though the monetary income from these projects is almost nil, the learnings have been paramount. But what […]

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Hero’s journey for Deewaar

A few months ago, Saurabh and Shreya wrote down the Hero’s journey for Munna Bhai MBBS, which was helpful to me and a lot of other aspiring filmmakers! I had heard about the Hero’s journey earlier, but this was a very interesting way to break down and analyze a story. As a writer, I often […]

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The ubiquity, problems and future of YouTube

A deep dive into the breadth of YouTube and where its headed. YouTube is the second most popular site on the internet, after Google.

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Business opportunities for the next decade

This is a guide for entrepreneurs who want to start new businesses. If you want to start a business but wondering what to start, here are 20 trends you could learn from.

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The business of e-sports

This article was originally published on SportsKeeda. With the increasing focus on building and popularizing leagues for Football, Kabaddi, Hockey, Badminton and other sports, India is growing as a sporting nation. Viewership and revenue for domestic leagues are growing year over year, with different sports starting to pick up steam with diverse audiences. The performance at the […]