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Monthly Archives: June 2012
The host of design and innovation conferences in India over the past couple of years clearly indicates the increasing recognition from a variety of different individuals, institutions and governing bodies that design-led innovation is the key to many of our … Continue reading
Our new video editor, Jagdish, has been working tirelessly over the last couple of weeks to create our first ever video of Design Public, a brief overview of the discussion in the first panel, On Trust and the Design of … Continue reading
For the past couple of years, Arun Maira has been an observer, participant, advisor and even patron, I suppose, of the Design Public process. At our last event at the National Museum in New Delhi, his comments seemed to … Continue reading
The California based venture fund, Khosla Ventures, has just pledged $1 million to support CellScope, a mobile health startup that emerged from Rock Health Incubator’s first class of startups in 2011. This is the firm’s third such investment, in startups … Continue reading
On Monday Ken Warman and I went at it again. We began this conversation many months ago, over breakfast at a hotel in Patna, in Bihar, but remained inconclusive, hanging, because the official meetings were about to begin. Weâ€™d … Continue reading
An article in Hindu about Bill Gatesâ€™ recent visit to India stated that his â€œultimate dream is to design low-cost toilets.â€ In order to design cheap and dry toilets, with as â€œgood or better smell characteristics as a flush toilet,â€ … Continue reading