The world has not been embroiled in any major wars in recent years. Of course, there are still inter and intra-country conflicts, but not at a scale compared to the Medieval period. Unlike wars that were fought between nations for hundreds of years, today’s conflicts do seem small. Relatively speaking, we are living in a freer and peaceful times now. The ages of kings and emperors ruling the mass is over, or is it?
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From cave dwellers to astronauts, our evolution has been nothing but spectacular. Human spirit for survival and to thrive has been the core driver behind our progress. Once the momentum picked up resulting in one breakthrough after another, we have become unstoppable, always looking for the next bend, much beyond survival.
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A 3-seconds wait for the browser to surface your favourite site feels like eternity.
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Little did Raymond Tomlinson, a computer engineer in 1971 from Cambridge, Massachusetts knew that his first text message ‘QWERTYUIOP’ from one computer to another sitting side by side, travelling via a network of computers would change the way the world would communicate in future.
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“Mr.Watson, come here, I want to see you.” those were the few words by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson. It was through a heavy and wired instrument. It lacked even the most basic features that are not even considered features anymore, simply speaking there is no comparison to the smart and sophisticated devices from today, yet, its capabilities is regarded as one of the critical milestones in human advancement.
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Everyone has secrets. I am not eluding to the dark and wicked ones, but those that we never utter to save ourselves from pain. Then there are some we keep safe to protect others; at least we think that would save them.
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History always repeats itself. Sadly we often do not learn from it. Not because we arrogantly ignore it, but history has an advantage of painting the big picture after the fact, which is often not visible in the given present time. History is full of leaders who indeed moved the world forward and of those who brought the world to its knee. Countless leaders once revered were later abandoned or worse slain by their followers.
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Xerox. Kodak. Nokia. What do these names have in common? Once a dominant player in their respective industry now remains iconic examples of how the mighty falls. They were all once hugely successful companies that failed to adapt, or was it?
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We have entered the age of an unprecedented shift in almost every economy that touches our lives. The changes now range from being deceptive initially to outright disruptive rapidly. The waves are affecting us in the way never seen before.
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Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater, an investment firm made a 30 min video explaining how the economy works. I watched this video a couple of years ago to explain quickly to my kids the workings of the world’s economy assuming I knew much of it already. I was surprised how much more I learned in 30 min.
Watch time: 30 min — worth your time.
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