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Failure is not fun

I am not going to stand here and tell you that failure is fun. That period of my life was a dark one, and I had no idea that there was going to be what the p...

Writing for engineers

How to make engineers write concisely with sentences? By combining journalism with the technical report format. In a newspaper article, the paragraphs are or...

Notes on India’s default risk

Rating agencies models have come under severe scrutiny in the recent years after their track record on issues related to the sub-prime crisis. In Financial E...

Why Private Equity in India?

Ajay Shah makes a great point in the context of family run businesses that effective management is one of the best reasons for thriving PE industry in India....

As an hedge fund analyst

What does your job entail? I am an analyst for a long short equity hedge fund. My main responsibility is to advise my portfolio manager on investment decisio...

Android development on Samsung Galaxy:

I got a new phone - Samsung i7500 Galaxy. Looks like it is going to be more fun than my older phones. 1. Samsung i7500 Galaxy runs the Android 1.5 platform. ...

Linchpin - Seth Godin - Summary

Quieting the lizard brain How can I explain the never ending irrationality of human behavior? We say we want one thing, then we do another. We say we want to...