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Gender Inquality & Alcohol Consumption
Gender Inquality & Alcohol Consumption
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“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, and in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin While studying history, one looks for not the overt but searches for undercurrents. Sociology is much the same, wherein consumption of...
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Money Matters
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At Zigram, a question over beer usually turns into a data analytics exercise. Last friday someone asked - Why do certain countries prefer Pensions over Investments? Because while the instruments behind them are similar i.e stocks and bonds... the emotion...
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Road Safety and Health
Road Safety and Health
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Each year, over 1.2 million people loose their lives and countries Each year, over 1.2 million people lose their lives and countries experience negative impacts on GDP at the rate of 1% to 3% due to road accidents. If there...
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A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself
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"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda SaraswatiThough this may have been said by the great social leader in the context of societal, cultural and philosophical realities of the 1800s, it is...
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Deciphering Data Monetization
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'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 but unrealised revenue. In my...
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Human Trafficking and Slavery - ZIGRAM
Human Trafficking and Slavery
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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 last decade has seen a...
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“Gambling is a principle inherent in human nature” – Edmund Burke.
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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, the idea that an individual...
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Network Visualizations for Risk
Network Visualizations for Risk
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The only thing worse than being blind, is having sight but no vision - Helen Keller. Almost all business leaders have one thing in common - they all dislike the number of meetings which fill up their day. This was...
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Pristine Data Lakes
Pristine Data Lakes
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Not too long ago, my job at Dun & Bradstreet entailed extensive visits to clients, to manage relationships and pitch products. That job taught me a lot. It gave me insights one can only get by spending days and months...
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