Weekly Newsletter

7th February 2019 | Issue #402 | Will we go back to drinking Campa...

I grew up drinking Bovonto and Campa Cola. India had asked Coca Cola to leave because (among other things) they refused to share the...

4th January 2019 | Issue #397 | Becoming Michelle and Scaling Intimacy

I received “Becoming”, the book by former First Lady, Michelle Obama for Christmas. It turned out to be surprisingly readable and interesting, because it...

14th September | Issue #381 | What Moved Nike’s Soul ( and Patanjali’s cheese...

Nike’s new Colin Kaepernick campaign has won more likes than boycotts and its share price and sales are swooshing up and about again. But...
Weekly Newsletter

14th March 2019 | Issue #407 | Salaries are for Suckers, say Nick, Priyanka,...

The Jonas Brothers are out with a new hit, Sucker, after a break of 6 years. The bros are all grown up and feature...

22nd November 2018 | Issue #391 | Can Chatbots Help You Get A Raise?

The packaging, fashion and cosmetic industries - just to name a few - count on us judging a book by its cover. The outer...
Nike - Just do it

6th September | Issue #380 | Can You Do It Like Nike?

Tiger Woods is back in the game after nearly a decade of scandal and injury. But he is by no means a has-been. Television...
Weekly Newsletter: My paranoia about AI

18th October 2018 | Issue #386 | My Paranoia About AI

The other day the call dropped in the middle of a conversation. I called the other person back and continued the conversation. We speculated...
Weekly Newsletter: Opera Houses Are not Just For Singing

04th October 2018 | Issue #384 – Opera Houses Are not Just For Singing

Tuesday being a holiday, I dragged the 9 year-old out for old-fashioned shopping on Brigade Road, Bangalore. The new Miniso outlet made her very...

20th December 2018 | Issue #395 – Spoiler Alert for Santa Believers

Don’t read this if you’re an ardent Santa believer. Or if you’re below 12. All the Santas you see aren’t real. Yes, yes, I know...
The Hardik And Gillette Story

17th January 2019 | Issue #399 | The Hardik And Gillette Story

When I studied engineering the women’s hostel had a 10.30pm curfew. The men had none. If we went out to the local town with...