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Professor Arjun Appadurai On Design, Innovation, Failure and More

As you probably know, yesterday saw the kick-off of the Adianta School with a talk by eminent anthropologist, Professor Arjun Appadurai. It was a pleasure to be able to listen to his thoughts on design and innovation, not only because … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Failure from Pecha Kucha #19 (Part 2)

Yesterday, I wrote up the first part of a brief overview of the last Pecha Kucha Night, which was held on Friday, the 17th of May, and focused on Failure. It wasn’t all that brief, though, because there was so … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Failure from Pecha Kucha #19 (Part 1)

The Pecha Kucha Night last Friday was, for me, one of the most interesting editions of the event, primarily because the focus topic, Failure, brought together a great group of speakers talking about it from very different perspectives. Presentations were … Continue reading

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A Kinder, Gentler Philosophy of Success

Organizing this Pecha Kucha Night on Failure has naturally made me think and talk a lot about failure, as well as its opposite, success. Exploring these concepts naturally led me to TED talks on YouTube (I can’t help myself sometimes!), … Continue reading

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Understanding Failure at Pecha Kucha Night #19 in Delhi

I’m very pleased to announce that planning for the next Pecha Kucha Night in Delhi has already begun. The next event will be held on Friday, the 17th of May 2013, and will focus on the exciting and highly fraught … Continue reading

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How to Embrace and Live Through Failure

There are a million articles available with advice on how to succeed when founding a startup, but very few on how to deal with failure. Steve Blank shares his insights on what he calls the six stages of failure and … Continue reading

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Out of Poverty and into the Market Place

Over the last two weeks, on two separate occasions I have been in conversations with clients, whose essential challenges deal with the commercial models that allow for seemingly good product ideas, to experience market success. Both clients, coincidentally create mobile … Continue reading

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On Design Public and the Creation of an Innovation Society

Despite the beauty of my surrounds (I’m on holiday in my leafy hometown of Pasadena, California) I am very disappointed I can’t be at Design Public next weekend. I recently moved to India from London, where I worked for the … Continue reading

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Google Joins as a Sponsor for Design Public

We are very pleased to announce that Google has officially confirmed its sponsorship for the Design Public Conclave. We’re excited to welcome them on board and to have the opportunity to engage with them and learn from their incredibly robust … Continue reading

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Where Should New Businesses Start?

Aditya Mishra is the founder of Headstart Foundation, a non-profit group focused on supporting and encouraging entrepreneurship. It has chapters in all major Indian cities, where it runs Start-Up Saturdays, meet-ups where people share stories of start-ups, and share links, … Continue reading

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