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It felt like I was selling ice to Eskimos. But I survived giving a 10-minutes talk to my fellow members of Professional Speakers Association India Chennai Chapter. My topic was “Will Artificial Intelligence take away my job?”. I started with a science fiction story of A.I. authoring poems that goes horribly wrong, then gave examples of jobs that are at risk currently and the jobs that are safe for now. After I posted about this talk in social media, several of my friends expressed their wish to hear the talk, so I made the below recording of the same talk. Thanks…

தாயுடன் வாழ்வது வரம், ஆனால் இந்த ஊரடங்கில் ரொம்ப கஷ்டம்!  தினம் காலை எழுந்து சமையலறைக்கு வந்தவுடன் அம்மா ஏதாவது ஒரு வேலை எனக்கு யோசித்து வைத்திருப்பாள். இன்று காலை எழுந்து, நான் பால் சாப்பிட போனப் போது, என்னை தடுத்துவிட்டாள்: “என் குளியலறையில் இருக்கும் ஸ்விட்ச் உடைந்து வந்துவிட்டது, அதை மறக்காமல் சரி செய்துவிடு.…

As readers of this blog know I have been blogging from 2004, with over 2900 posts in these 16 years. One of my regular readers is Dr Shriram Raghunathan who is the HoD, Gaming Department of VIT Institute, Bhopal. He invited me to deliver a session to his Engineering students doing their Bachelor and Masters degree courses. And that’s how I created this session, probably the first time I am delivering on this topic. I enjoyed sharing my experience with the students on blogging and was impressed with their curious questions. Agenda Why should you blog? Where to blog? What…

India Beyond 2020 - Challenges & Opportunities - Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation

It was my privilege yesterday to be invited to spoke in a panel organised by the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam International Foundation run by House of Kalam, Rameswaram. Inspired by Dr Kalam’s Vision 2020, the half-a-day webinar titled “India Beyond…