What’s worth reading | Shreyas Recommends – (Week 35: Feb 4 – Feb 10 )

35 weeks of Content, 35 weeks of Reading Shreyas Recommends. In this edition we see India’s B-Schools in FT Rankings, the history of ATMs, Gender gap on the Earth, Apple’s Financial Results and much more.


Never let a corporate (read: Google) do the job of a library. Especially when it’s a library of human knowledge

Gender gap in the world

If you didn’t know it already: Homeopathy is nonsense and homeopathic doctors are essentially quacks

Are Indian software companies too bloated with middle managers?

And if you in an inefficient job as well, be very afraid of it being “Uberized”

Young people don’t watch TV anymore

Apple announced the greatest quarterly results in corporate history. How did it overtake Microsoft to get to that level. Also, if Apple were a country, it would be bigger than the likes of Oman and Belarus (reg. required)

The world is a better place today than anytime in the past

The state of business education in India: The China Europe International Business School, set up 20 years ago in China, beat the 53-year old Indian Institute of Ahmedabad (IIM-A) by a long margin in FT’s Global MBA Ranking 2015

Should fighting corruption be a responsibility of corporations rather than government?

Understanding the rights and wrongs of Charlie Hebdo

Why public transport can never be free. In fact, the better it is, the more you should be charged for it

Turns out Idli and falafel are old siblings; the south indian fermented snack has its origins in Arabia

Why do most movies that come out these days look orange and blue

Primers worth reading (and watching)

The new Greek government, SYRIZA and Alexis Tspiras. A bit more detail about their potential impact Eurozone

Net neutrality debate

Israel and Palestine

From revolution to irrelevance: the history of ATM



Shreyas is a Delhi-based Consultant working with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He blogs at shreyasp.wordpress.com. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore. Follow him on InsideIIM at shreyasp.insideiim.com



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Are Indian software companies too bloated with middle managers?Are Indian software companies too bloated with middle managers? this link points to some other article probably.