That is David Hume’s toe, one of my favorite philosophers. Came across this nice article on midlife crisis and how researching on Hume helped the writer come out of it. Highly recommended.
Books, books, books – I just love books. Given a choice to select an ideal job for myself, I would choose to be a librarian. Here is an interesting reading list.
A few days back, The Supreme Court of India stayed Rajasthan High Court order declaring ‘Santhara’ illegal. Santhara is a very old Jain ritual of fasting unto death. This raises few important questions related to how one chooses to die.
Productivity, efficiency and similar buzzwords have been big in companies since the World War II got over. But, mostly these were used to track blue collar workers – workers who would sweat it out on the shop floor. In the last 15-20 years more and more data around every aspect of work has started getting captured. Reading about Amazon, it makes us wonder what the future of work is going to be like for white collar workers.
Found a rather interesting interview of Thomas Piketty. He proposes restructuring of Greek debt. Already too much drama in the crisis. Every day markets are reacting to the news about Greece. Let’s see where it all heads to.