Tag Archives: Why

Why your brain is not a computer

We are living through one of the greatest of scientific endeavours – the attempt to understand the most complex object in the universe, the brain. Scientists are accumulating vast amounts of data about structure and function in a huge array of brains, from the tiniest to our own. Tens of thousands of researchers are devoting massive amounts of time and ... Read More »

Why financial professionals say cybersecurity is the toughest risk to manage

A new survey from the The Association of Financial Professionals finds cybersecurity is “the most challenging risk to manage,” a drastic change from 2009 when it was a much smaller concern for financial professionals. “Well, it’s probably no surprise to anyone that technology can have great benefits but also can have some downside,” The Association of Financial Professionals CEO Jim Kaitz explained ... Read More »

Sachin Bansal steps down as Ujjivan Small Finance Bank director; here’s why

Sachin Bansal has resigned as independent director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank in the interest of propriety and corporate governance after an entity owned by him submitted an application to the Reserve Bank of India for a universal banking licence. Within four months of acquiring a majority stake in Chaitanya India Fin Credit, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal-led microlender had applied for a universal banking licence on ... Read More »

Why you need to clean up your computer. Now.

Like your home, you need to sometimes clean up the machine you spend the most of your hours on during the day. Sure, a few alcohol wipes (and a keyboard cover — trust us) are helpful. But we’re talking about a more deep clean, getting under the cover, behind the screen, and potentially deep into the system. Nearly nine out ... Read More »

Few will be able to avail SBI’s new home finance ‘buyer guarantee’ scheme: Here’s why

Early in January, the State Bank of India (SBI) introduced a ‘Residential Builder Finance with Buyer Guarantee’ (RBBG) scheme to safeguard homebuyers financially against non-completion of projects. Those home buyers taking a loan from SBI under this scheme and meeting it eligibility conditions would be able to avail the guarantee. However, it appears that only a limited number of people will be able to ... Read More »

When market meets education: Why we need institutes like JNU in India

Free market encourages the maximum growth of ‘skilled education’ (management, technology and so on), trying to bind both natural science and social sciences. Since the free market is driven by technology, it binds the natural sciences quite effortlessly. It also tries to bind social sciences that form the basis to formulate policies for the market to grow. However, the free ... Read More »

Why Education Entrepreneurs Need To Move With Education—Not Disrupt It

Edtech investments reached an incredibly high number in 2018, with $1.45 billion raised—the same amount that hit the market in 2015. However, raising venture capital, regardless of the industry, is not a guaranteed measure of success in any business. Various entrepreneurs are moving away from working with investors because expectations that come along with money don’t always match the entrepreneur’s ... Read More »

Why Computer Science Needs The Humanities

The humanities are under assault. University administrators eye falling enrollment and the lucrative funding streams of their engineering campuses, while parents shepherd their children towards high-paying technology jobs the press touts as today’s ticket to a stable career. Across nearly every humanities major, enrollment has been falling precipitously. Yet as students flock to STEM careers like computer science, they are losing the ... Read More »

3 Reasons why you should keep cool gadgets and smartphone away from your kids

Kids nowadays are becoming more addicted to gadgets. These devices include video games, television, mobile, and apart phone apps, computers, tablets. And games like PUBG and DOTA 2 are making more kids fall in the trap of smartphones. And it has become a major problem for all of the parent like us. Isn’t? If yes let us know the problem ... Read More »

Family finance: Why salaried Prashanth and Sushma need to increase investment in equity

Prashanth and Sushma stay with their three-year-old child in Kallige, Karnataka. They are both engineers and get a combined monthly salary of Rs 1 lakh. They have a house worth Rs 60 lakh and are repaying a Rs 2 lakh home loan with an EMI of Rs 9,000. After considering household expenses, EMI, insurance and investment, they are left with a surplus ... Read More »