Phani Raj Kuchibhotla

Curious Curator

  • Dal-roti-chawal

    Dal - roti - chawal aur Sugar medicine. This is now becoming the routine for 77 million Indians now. Source :Livemint India has around 77 million diabetic patients, taking #2 slot in the world.

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  • Facial recognition

    Clearview AI Pro tip: If you are not able to read it due to pay wall/signin requirements. You can try the Firfox’s Reader View Mode(F9) to read the text of the article.

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  • JeffBezos vs SRK

    My takeaways : Find something that you are passionate about and work on it Celebrate your earnings and not gifts Always chose a life of service and adventure not an easy life.

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  • Making affordable cars safer

    Tata’s finally seem to have finally got their strategy right - make safer, affordable and nice looking( YMMV) cars for Indian consumers. Today’s news that upcoming Altroz scored 5 star rating as a part of NCAP crash testing.

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  • Chetak

    Bajaj’s new e-scooter Chetak is now publicly available . What’s surprising is you don’t find Bajaj’s name next to Chetak or even on the bike. Only place you would find is in the footer.

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  • Escape Plan

    Fascinating to read the story about how Carlos Ghosn managed to escape from Japan to Beirut. https://www.livemint.com/companies/people/carlos-ghosn-s-great-escape-from-japan-11578409500408.html Till now i have only seen such escapes in movies, this is the first time I am seeing(reading) it happen in real life, may this is how Indian businessmen Mallya & Modi also escaped.

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  • Oyo

    3 years ago we had the Oyo CEO teaching IIM students how to start a starup. Today, we have this[1] piece from from Prof. Scott Galloway India’s innovation ecosystem is fragile, and Oyo is about to take a dump in the reputation pond for other promising Indian firms.

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  • Government Pensions - Universal Basic Income

    My home state government under the name “Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty” currently runs a wide spectrum of pension schemes for it’s citizens as below. Old Age Persons, widows, Toddy Tappers, weavers, Single women, Fishermen, ART Persons , Traditional Cobblers get Rs.

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  • Digital (e) Wallets

    Per Growthbug, Wallets just contribute to 5% of the retail(online) + Offline non-cash payment instruments. With all UPI apps (PhonePe+Google Pay) primarily focusing on acquiring as many merchants as possible, this share will only grow.

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  • Shopify

    This podcast with Shopify’s CEO Tobias is so refreshing to listen , essentially describes how they built Shopify out of Canada. Shopify is one of the global companies that I admire.

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