That AAP was born in 2011 and a beneficiary of the Anna Hazare-led anti-corruption movement is no longer its USP. Neither is AAP’s dramatic re-capture of Delhi in 2015 by winning 67 of the 70 assembly seats. The reality is that, today, AAP is plagued by internal dissensions and accusations of corruption; it is anything but what it was in 2011. On top of this, the party was ready to join hands with the Congress — the same party it opposed for its corruption and misgovernance. … [Read more...] about Politics | Has BJP taken the winds out of AAP’s and Congress’ sails?
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“My show will be fun and inspirational, but I’m attempting to build an empire such as what Oprah did as a producer. I even admire what Ellen has done as a producer where her show has become a hub and incubator for new projects, new show ideas, and ways to launch and promote a new product,” Cannon says. “That’s one of the reasons why I am really excited about the talk show, because it is about figuring out how to galvanize and bring everyone to one location and then shoot them back out to your multiple platforms.” … [Read more...] about Inside Nick Cannon’s plan to become the most powerful man in media
Concerns over acceleration in virus outbreak, worsening US-China relations, continuing stimulus measures by governments, a weaker US dollar and huge investor inflows are enough reasons more gold to hit a new high. Meanwhile, equity markets are struggling to build on the gains noted in June amid increasing uncertainty about economic recovery. … [Read more...] about Gold may hit $1,848 as spike in COVID-19 cases raises recovery concerns
Along with the house mouse’s spiritual debt to Doug Engelbart’s rodent-like pointing device, it’s a radical rethinking of the remote control—a gizmo that, in its conventional form, has barely matured since the days when we didn’t use one for much other than switching on a TV, surfing through channels, and adjusting the volume. Spearheading the project is technical project lead Rick Marks, who joined ATAP in 2018, after 19 years as part of Sony’s PlayStation team, where his handiwork included forward-thinking efforts such as the PlayStation VR virtual-reality platform.“When you first got a VCR back in the day, you could program it, but nobody did,” he says. “It’s the same thing with smart stuff. A lot of things you can do right now, but it’s just a little bit of a pain.” His research is devoted to new experiences that might help consumers take better advantage of the devices they own. … [Read more...] about Google’s secretive ATAP lab is imagining the future of smart devices
“A gut feeling is the result of a huge amount of cognitive processes occurring in your brain, sizing up new sensory information against past experiences and coming to a prediction,” she says. “If you ever got a gut feeling that you should slow down your vehicle and focus on the road more deliberately, that may have been your gut unconsciously registering the vehicle in front of you driving cautiously. While you were thinking about work, other parts of your brain were keeping you safe and communicating important high-level predictions to you via emotions.” … [Read more...] about 5 ways to get better at trusting your gut