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“Research shows that sugar can be even more addicting than cocaine,” - Cassie Bjork, founder of Healthy Simple Life.
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“Research shows that sugar can be even more addicting than cocaine,” – Cassie Bjork, founder of Healthy Simple Life.
Pause for a minute and think about that. Those ice-cream binges, afternoon cookies and that dessert buffet at someone's wedding seemed so innocuous. Sugar and sweetness are deeply ingrained in cultures and culinary traditions. Sugar...
Video Games | The Worlds Most Dominent Entertainment Format
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Video Games | The Worlds Most Dominent Entertainment Format
First, the numbers. $180 Billion - Projected market size for video games in 2021 90% - Video game owners are below 40 60:40 - Male to Female ratio of frequent buyers 50% - Of total...
240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? - $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
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240 million records. 130 Million Guests details. 3,800 hotels. 382 cities. Price? – $56,776 (8 Bitcoin)
It is important to note how the dynamics of cryptocurrency play out in this 'hack'. While the perpetrators may have had bad intentions and criminal motivations, how exactly did cryptocurrency allow them to find value...
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Deciphering Data Monetization
'Only 1 in 12 companies monetize data to it's fullest extent'. The underlying implication of this article in the MIT Sloan Management Review, is that organizations today are sitting on billions of dollars of legitimate...
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‘Listicles’ are to ‘Long form writing’ what Pizza is to Italian Cuisine!
I am not a fan of listicles. To me, they are representative of aggressive laziness, a focused lack of inspiration and cocktail party intellectualism. And yet, we fall for them... over and over and over....
Human Trafficking and Slavery - ZIGRAM
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Human Trafficking and Slavery
Slavery is as old as the human civilization itself. Most of us have been educated about the evils of forced labour and servitude. And yet, it exists around us in alarming yet invisible numbers. The...
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Data is now critical to the gainful functioning of individuals and organizations.
The SEC has stepped into a critical fight, to regulate or at least relook at the price of data, between powerful buyers (Banks, FIs, Brokers and HFTs) and sellers (Financial Market Exchanges). The fundamental driver...
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“Gambling is a principle inherent in human nature” – Edmund Burke.
For decades, governments have tried to control gambling, first as a measure for social order and lately, to fill government coffers. Many national and regional governments continue to monopolize gambling, lotteries, horse betting etc. Fundamentally,...
Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
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Pizza and Data Assets Get more or Less
How much food do I order for the party tonight? This is one of those eternal and important questions which seldom has the right answer. It belongs to a philosophical set of questions such as:...