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EDU Hackathon Recap – 5th July 2014

  On 5th of July 2014, READ Alliance in partnership with GoogleforEDU hosted a day long Google Chrome App Developer Challenge in cities of Bangalore and Gurgaon. From Gurgaon, app developers participated through Google Hangout. The main idea of this … Continue reading

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India Needs an Innovation Agenda, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

For those of you who were hiding under a rock last week, Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, visited India last week for the first time as part of larger Asian trip. While here, he interacted with startups in both … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #13 (part 3/3)

This is the third and final post in a series of articles providing an overview of the Pecha Kucha night at the American Center last Thursday. One week after the event, I still feel energized by the presentations I witnessed … Continue reading

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Even More Speakers at Pecha Kucha Night #13!

The next Pecha Kucha night in New Delhi is exactly a week away, and presentations have begun to trickle in, looking fantastic so far! It will be held on the 11th of October at the American Center (Kasturba Gandhi Marg), … Continue reading

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Products that reveal their makers’ philosophy?

Why are some phones and tablets easier to use than others? And does a product’s usability also translate into it being easily fixable? Hardly, as any Apple repair person would tell you. The iPhone and iPad have screws of Apple’s … Continue reading

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Is a Difficult Boss the Key to Breakthrough Innovation?

I just read an HBR article titled Why You Won’t Get Breakthrough Innovation by Being Nice, the author of which, Simon Rucker, believes that truly transformational, paradigm-shifting innovation is not possible in an organization that believes in an always pleasant … Continue reading

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One Week Until Design Public Conclave

We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … 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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Effective Technology in Education Innovation

Khan Academy, which began in 2004 as a small collection of youtube tutorials by Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard, has become a library of free educational videos that has has earned the recognition and support of the … Continue reading

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Imagination at Work

What is your preferred way of leaving a meeting, by fireman pole or by slide? Companies that work in the realm of creative innovation have designed environments for their employees that encourage imagination, activity, and fun. Lego’s Denmark office is … Continue reading

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