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When generations share stories

Stories, new experiences, new people and a new perspective on life are essential at all stages of life. Studies in neuroscience, shed light on the transformational impact on the brain when different generations interact. My recent visit to a well known old age home left me wanting for more inter generation interactions. This isn’t a radical idea – when two generations…

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The messages we continue to send ..

A side by side comparison of September 2016 issue of two magazines, and the light it sheds on everything we are doing wrong with the messages that are send out to girls and women.     Below is designer, Katherine Young’s vision on how the Girls’ Life cover could do better, by focusing more on empowering and inspiring girls:  

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Tall man

This message has been floating around, for a while: ” We sent a delegation of 117 sportsmen to the Rio Olympics.  They returned with 2 medals. There was widespread media coverage . There was no shortage of sponsors . Why even Sachin was on call ! Compare that with the Rio Paralympics . We sent a delegation of 19 . That’s right –…

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Blockchain for dummies

Blockchain is the new Bitcoin. Well not literally. But it is the term, that has people as confused as Bitcoin once had. Everyone has their vague understanding of what it means and hopes that it’s just a fad that they wouldn’t have to take seriously. But like the Bitcoin, the concept of Blockchain is rather simple and here to stay. To…

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Seek and ye shall find

“Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others… re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul…”