Creativity is the only thing that computers won't be able to develop (at least that's what people in the front say). This means that this is one of the few skills that would be left for us when everything else is automated. Creative thinking also translates to more success, both monetary and non-monetary. What's so great about creativity is that it can be developed even if you think you are not creative. You just have to work on it. 

What do you use your mobile for?

Apollo 11, which helped put man on the moon had less computing power than a pocket calculator today and doesn’t even come near to your smartphone which has more than 30,000 times power of Apollo 11 computer.

What put the man on the moon wasn’t the enormous computing power, it was the willingness to work together and do whatever was required to do within the constraints.

Well, they were able to put the man on the moon with minimal computing power. What do you use your mobile...

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Keep making, keep deleting

For Nitrolearning.com, I compiled everything I had collected from various sources and wrote myself from last 10 years.

In the process of determining what made it to the blog, I discarded most of the materials into which I had put so much thought and effort at one point in my life.

I deleted paragraph upon paragraph, even though I used to think they were awesome and would someday surely bring me fame and fortune (yeah, right!!). 

Why? 

The material just wasn’t good...

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Riddles [ongoing]

 

Lateral thinking Try to asnwer these questions before you look at the answer

Q.How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it? 
A. Concrete floors are very hard to crack! (UPSC Examination Topper)

Q.If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it take four men to build it?
A. No time at all it is already built. (UPSC 23 Rank Opted for IFS)

Q.If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four apples and...

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Everything is connected - Why I write about topics unrelated to learning and education

I have been counseled many times to focus on learning and education and not write about anything else. The argument is that it confuses readers and doesn’t give you a targeted audience. 

I agree.

In any MBA program or a marketing course/post/seminar, one of the very first things they teach is the importance of identifying your audience. Once you identify your audience, it’s easier to set the tone of your message, write with more focus, and spend ad money to a particular target...

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