Are you the kind of person, who keeps saying to yourself, “I know I should be keeping up with the news, but I just don’t find the time!”? If you answered YES, then you must read this article to learn the THREE SECRETS to world (news) domination.
Our education system teaches us to be modest. That is all well and good when you are the topper in your class, or you are following a conventional career path. But if you ever want to do something out of the box, you have to learn to become shameless. Read on to know the importance of being shameless, and learn five steps to get your shameless on…
“Your PhD degree is a waste”. That is the message you might get, after going through the detailed statistical analysis in Jordan Weissmann’s article in The Atlantic… While students toil through their PhD-s at minimal pay rates, they have the belief that once their PhD is over, they will get a decent-paying job of their liking. But data released by National Science Foundation shows that unemployment among PhD-s is rising… In such a situation, what does the PhD do?
Was Chetan Bhagat being shameless while writing Five Point Someone? Is Arnab Ray a shameless blogger, and should he be banned? What is shameless writing, and should that be allowed? Read on…
In my previous article, I wrote about the interesting phenomenon that so many Indian novelists are graduates from famous universities. Well, after I wrote the article, I kept thinking: “What would the best-selling authors say if they read this article? Would they agree about my findings?”
So I thought I would try to to find exactly that out. So I tried to connect with the writers featured in my article through email, Twitter, or any (legal) means possible.
Once upon a time, there was something called a struggling writer. The struggling writer would write a novel and send it out to multiple publishers, only to be drowned by a barrage of rejections. All the while, the writer had been working at a clerical job with meager pay, pitting all his hopes on that […]
GoHatke got a chance to speak with Chandoo, the creator of Chandoo.org — possibly the best resource for EXCEL in the world. We learned about the staggering revenue of his website. But most of all we were humbled by his modesty and down to earth nature. We had 2 burning questions for him, about how he managed a job and his website simultaneously, and about his childhood experiences. Read on and listen to the audio excerpts.
A pictorial essay of Devendra Purbiya’s journey from IIT to a career in photography, and how his first book is bringing the journey to a full circle.
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If you want to look beyond traditional careers after engineering, here’s a list of 10 unconventional (hatke) careers pursued by engineers.
The following is a true story heard at a TED talk (TEDxIITKgp) by Arnab Ray (one of India’s top bloggers). When the city of Kolkata celebrated its three hundredth anniversary, “Kolkata 300” became a very common essay topic. As if on cue, essay guide book authors wrote up eulogies of the city in florid difficult-to-understand […]
In general, things you do in life fall into 3 categories: Things you Have to Do Things you Can Do Things you Want to Do Things you Have to Do include your basic necessities – eating, sleeping, earning to provide your rent and pay your bills, and in cases when you are especially in love, […]