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How can technology empower senior citizens?

Can technology help in dealing with loneliness? If technology can keep the young hooked to their devices, can it do the same for the senior citizens? Can we build stuff that will add value to their lives? To do that you need to understand what they need, what causes them depression and sadness. And if the mind can be re-wired. A rapidly aging population is…

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Things to think- Enabling the nation.

What I want people to understand from this article? 0. There is a huge number of seniors in India who are sad, frustrated, strapped and alone. Technology can help them and bring them back to the mainstream. Provide them with a better life. 1. Senior citizens can use technology to overcome the isolation they feel in the old age. 2. We should build products for…

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Love is Love.

We are finally coming out of the “RAJ”. Repealing section 377 from Indian law is a step towards building a real open society based on the fundamental right of freedom and privacy. It is a momentous day for India. We are finally breaking the shackles of the British rule by changing laws that were formed in the 19th century and coming out of it. A…

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Fitness- the new form of life crisis?

Why I wrote this article: Help myself question the new found love for extreme fitness. And to understand If under the cover of fitness I was running from something else. Everyone around me is so focused on fitness these days that I feel the current age is the most physically fit set of humans in eons. Everyone is very serious about their exercising routines, a…

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Why we (in India) don’t stop at traffic signal.

India is a land of diversity. Our behavior towards following traffic rules is also quite diverse. I move around Indian metro cities- Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi and tier 2 cities like Jaipur etc. I have seen people stop at red signals in all of the metro cities. There will be few who would cross them but most people stop. Or maybe they stop at all the…

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The future with technology:#1 Rethinking death.

What might be the greatest scientific innovation look like? How can science solve the greatest mystery of all- Death. “Bhagwat Gita- You don’t die you just change your clothes. It is more relevant now than ever.” All our memories can be constructed. Or rather we can make a memory we like. If we think of any memory of our childhood we can change it by replacing…

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