This week’s links:
- Chinese Internet: from The Economist. “Online business in China is growing even faster than the offline sort. Local tastes and needs, as well as the state, are endowing it with distinctive features.”
- Tipping Point for Spread of Ideas: from PhysOrg. “Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society.” (via Rajeev)
- India’s 20 years of reforms: from Bloomberg. “20 years later, India’s transformation is incomplete.”
- Indira Gandhi Redux: TN Ninan writes: “Are we into another phase when parliamentarians write laws that the country will regret decades later?”
- On the BJP: Tavleen Singh and Chetan Bhagat have a couple of good articles that need some thinking.