What’s Worth Reading | Shreyas Recommends – (Week 47: May 26 – June 2)
This week on Shreyas recommends – Why India arrested Pakistan’s spy pigeon, The FIFA Saga and the life and work of John Nash. Also, read about India TV News channel and how cigarette butts can help store energy and also cure dengue.
- Is internet really breaking the GDP calculations?
- Paper is not quite over yet
- India “arrested” a Pakistani homing pigeon last week. That led to this discussion on spying animals
- ATM use in India is declining, which is a good news. May be the combination of higher charges and better payment options is working
- Indian IT industry’s ability to remain a major job provider is under threat
- IPL’s home team advantage: a case on whether fans really feel connected with the teams located in their home cities
- Tackling the moral problems faced by self-driving cars
- Cigarette butts offer energy storage and cure for dengue
- Strange: Life expectancy has risen rapidly in last century and half, but the oldest person in the world is still dying around the same age
- John Nash, Economics Nobel winner for Game Theory, died last week. The impact of game theory on business strategy is quite notable
- An interview with the author of Nash’s biography “A Beautiful Mind”
- Should you get the chance, do watch this documentary on his life
- FIFA senior executives were arrested and charged last week, all leading to the Chairman Sepp Blatter resigning last night. What is behind all the FIFA malfeasance?
- Apart from corruption, FIFA has possibly contributed to one of the biggest modern day human rights disasters
- Is there a way to get FIFA back on track?
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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