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Automation and work in India

Like the world over, India will be largely affected by automation.   Don’t think of automation as only of large machines, robots, etc., but also of simple things like washing machines, dishwashers, etc. Lots of people in India will lose … Continue reading

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Communication

In the US, a lot of the communication is done via email and short messages are made via Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts or Skype (on Computer). Whereas, in my experience in India, people use Whatsapp or SMS or Facebook Messenger … Continue reading

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Sound pollution in India..an analysis of a few…

As you might know, sound pollution is very high in India. Sound or noise pollution causes not only discomfort, but also adverse physical effects, including hypertension, anxiety, etc. (Image found on the web)   So, I want to take few … Continue reading

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Your microbiome (part 1)

You might have heard about the human microbiome. The microbiome consists of the micro-organisms that are in or on a human body. Things like bacteria, viruses, amoeba, etc. Everybody is talking about this now, and new research shows that many … Continue reading

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Devices and Distractions

With the proliferation of devices nowadays, social, personal, business, etc. behavior has changed. It used to be rude to interrupt a conversation by doing something else; nowadays it is perfectly normal to make a phone-call and talk or text in … Continue reading

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Controlled vs.natural environments

This is a kind of comparison between a US house and an Indian house. A natural environment is healthy, but then it is also a slave to the elements. I see more and more people in the world living in … Continue reading

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Sound Pollution

As we all know, sound pollution leads to stress. In India, soundscapes change depending upon what time it is, but many of the sound items in the lists also apply (mainly) to developing countries. I have observed that stress may … Continue reading

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