Articles by Charles Assisi
From writing political commentary to creating art, AI interventions have some interesting things to offer. And since its code is created by us humans, AI is – like we are — biased.
Once upon a time, writing political commentary, or creating art, for that matter, was a domain only humans could straddle
We tend to view the sum of our major decisions as a carefully woven tapestry, but introducing disruption can be a vital step — away from future regret and towards new dreams.
The blame for creating a popular but untrue narrative that firms founded by young people are more likely to get funded lies at the door of firms in Silicon Valley that propped up poster boys such as Zuckerberg, Gates, and Jobs.
Venture capital firms are tightening their belts
It is tempting to assume Indian consumers are spoilt for choice when it comes to mobile phones, and that the marketplace is brutally competitive
No matter how high the stakes, or how much of a flashpoint an issue may be, all it takes for civil discourse is intelligence and honesty.
Conversations with people at the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeITY) suggest much is going on in the background.
Conversations with people at the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology suggest much is going on in the background.
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