What’s Worth Reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 11 : June 8 – June 15)
After a 1 week break, Shreyas is back!
The 11th edition of our weekly series on InsideIIM, where PwC Consultant Shreyas Panse curates a list that is the best from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read. There is a World Special list too this time round!
The electricity problem is gripping New Delhi. The problem has its roots in, unsurprisingly, local political powerplays
Where should you look for India’s illicit ‘black’ money? Hint: it’s not Switzerland
If anybody can solve India’s open defecation problem, it is Modi
Understand what the latest Iraq crisis is about
Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile manufacturer who is a little too similar too Apple – loyal fan-base, specialised hardware-software combination and a charismatic CEO
Skype, Google Earth and Kindle: the 19th and early 20th century versions
Abundance and too much convenience can lead to boredom. It is scarcity and hardship that give rise to new inventions
The 10 algorithms that changed the way the world operates
It’s the World Cup!
Selected set of readings on 2014 Brazil as it kicked of this week-
A question that needs definite answer: Why do Americans call it “soccer”?
A comparison of economic and football fortunes of the major teams
The branding problem: in all the craziness of World Cup advertising, how do companies make sure they reach the audience
A World Cup final featuring China and India? Not anytime soon
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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.