As children, we find it easy to learn something new. As we grow up, we find it difficult to overcome our fears to learn that new thing we want to learn. But there is a secret trick to overcome the initial barrier.
This is the most-watched talk of all TED talks. After watching it, you will have no doubt as to how / why this video reached the #1 spot. And it is completely relevant to the theme at GoHatke — Sir Robinson uses his tremendous sense of humour to explain a very serious topic: how schools […]
[Recommended video] Dr Sugata Mitra received the TED prize in 2013, and gave a fantastic talk on his vision of “A school in the cloud”. He notes that the high-school education system is obsolete and does not sufficiently serve today’s needs… And he shows a roadmap for the future which empowers students as well as teachers.
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.
Books recommended by Team Hatke and people featured at the site. This month: “4 Hour Workweek”, “The Game Changers”, and “Rich Dad Poor Dad”
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 […]
TEDx Talk by India’s Top Blogger Arnab Ray… …who also happens to be a full-time research scientist.
A great interview of the great man! Alternatively, you can scroll down below… Part 1: Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOccdT8Ix2k Part 3: Part 4: Part 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eHHuxcBP8A Part 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DL3fsyOG_uo Part 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtOMN7aawyA Part 8: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo-H31yeKns Part 9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY8H1pANjpQ
“There is an expiry date on blaming your parents for steering you in the wrong direction.” “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.”
Fantastic collection of commencement speeches. http://www.humanity.org/voices/commencements/
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, […]