Monthly Archives: May 2007

Designing for the Other 90%

Of the world’s total population of 6.5 billion, 5.8 billion people, or 90%, have little or no access to most of the products and services many of us take for granted; in fact, nearly half do not have regular access … Continue reading

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சைக்கிள் ஸ்நேகிதன்

என் அனுபவம் உங்களுக்குள் செய்தியாய் வந்து சேர, உங்களுக்கு அந்த அனுபவம் ஏற்படும் போது, மிக எளிதாக உங்களால் வாழ்வியலைக் கற்றுக்கொள்ள முடியும். சிறு வயதில் சைக்கிள் ஓட்டும் போது, பின்னால் சீட்டைப் பிடித்துக்கொண்டு தன் முழு பலத்தோடு உங்களை விட சற்று வயதான ஒரு ஸ்நேகிதன் ஓடி வருவான் இல்லையா, அது போலத்தான். நீங்கள் … Continue reading

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The Cancer & The Cure

We are the cancer.We are the cure. Ad in today’s Washington Post Express for Lance Armstrong Foundation’s effort to build a united community to fight cancer. Sounded quite apt to many things today. From environment to economy. From human rights … Continue reading

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Let Us Work Together

If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time.But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine,Then let us work together. — Lila Watson, Australian Aborigine, in response to mission workers. From Begging … Continue reading

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Climb Aboard for a Passage to India

Today’s Wall Street Journal has two stories about India, placed almost next to each other on the front page of the Marketplace section. The one titled “India Could Provide Unique Opportunities for Expat Managers” discusses the tremendous opportunities that await … Continue reading

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Traveler and the Destination

I am the slave of whoever will not at each stage imagine his journey is ended. Many a caravanserai must be left behind before the traveller reaches his destination. — Masnavi, Jalaluddin Rumi From The Storyteller’s Daughter: One Woman’s Return … Continue reading

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