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Weekend Reading

June 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

This week’s links:

  • Mary Meeker 2012 Internet Trends
  • On Robots: from The Economist. “From reconnaissance to bomb-defusal to launching attacks, military robots are on the march, raising knotty ethical quandaries.”
  • The Segmentation Century: by David Brooks. “How do you govern a diverging world? The answer to that question might help in dealing with the economic crisis in Europe.” Possible pointers for India, too.
  • India’s Economic Mess: by Niranjan Rajadhyaksha. “The Sonia Gandhi-Manmohan Singh combination has made a mess of things. A billion Indians deserve better.”
  • Political Sentiment Survey: by Atanu Dey. “What the survey did for me is to give me reassurance and hope at a time when I am on the verge of giving up all hope for India’s future…among the educated, connected, middle-class English-speaking population, there is at least a (possibly small) set of people who can help steer the country in away from the poverty of socialism and towards a market-liberal order.”

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