Entries by Preetam Kaushik from 04/2012

The Future of Artificial Intelligence, as Seen by Peter Weyland

| Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Tech

Given that the earth continues to be overpopulate with time, why should we have humanoids? Especially, given that with time, man has come to look at emotions as somehow irrational and causing more trouble than progress - at least scientifically speaking.

Mad Men Now and Then: Is it Still About Men After All?

| Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Advertising in the 60s era was all about hard hitting selling of the product, manoeuvring consumers into buying products. The undertones of sexuality,...

Starbucks Finally Coming to India: Will It Knock Out the Indian Coffee Retailers?

| Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

The question one likes to ask is not what is bringing Starbucks into India, but what has really kept it out for so long.

The Islamic Hijab: Is it Really as Oppressive as We Think?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Over the last few decades, the steady immigration of Muslims from around the world to America and across Europe, has thrown the spotlight on the hijab. Many Americans and Europeans are surprised to find that contrary to what they believe, a large number of Muslim women do not wear the hijab out of compulsion but out of choice.

Heard of Genuine Progress Indicator? It's the Measure of True Economic Growth

| Posted 04.20.2012 | UK Politics

It is time for Policy Makers to wake up to the fact that a rich economy does not necessarily guarantee that its people will be happy. In the UK, which has been overall, economically progressive, except for the years of recession, people do not feel that they are flourishing.

World Wide War: Who Would Control the Internet?

| Posted 04.22.2012 | UK Tech

If someone asks a novo techie about the 'future of internet', he would only dream of seamless possibilities that internet can offer. However, this opinion may be in stark contrast to that of one of the world's best known and seasoned techies, Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google.

Salman Rushdie and the Magical Realism of Terror on Art

| Posted 04.28.2012 | UK

The background: January 2012, A thriving local Indian literature festival, the Jaipur Literature Festival, which gets visiting authors like Irvine Wel...