Aseem

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Date registered: August 16, 2011

Latest posts

  1. Open data and Creativity — June 11, 2015
  2. Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must Reads: On Managing Yourself — March 28, 2015
  3. Best open education tools and tales in 2014 — December 24, 2014
  4. Does having open source experience on your resume really matter? — August 5, 2014
  5. School of open: making world a more creative and educated place — April 4, 2014

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  1. Book review: The Innovation secrets of Steve Jobs — 4 comments
  2. A political moral lapse… — 1 comment
  3. Book review: The Business of Software by Michael A. Cusumano — 1 comment
  4. A few things to celebrate… — 1 comment
  5. Three key events that scaled up Linux for large enterprises — 1 comment

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Jan 22

The impact of open source on business and social good

I vividly remember that my early opinions about open source software were built around certain questions that made most natural (and perfect) sense to me at that point of time in my life. The questions like “why would someone sell a software product for free” or “Why should anyone participate in a project that does …

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Jan 07

Resolutions and 2013 reading list…

Resolutions are here to stay I have a consistent track record of “not” following all my new year resolutions through to successful completion. Since 2009, when I first initiated this annual review of the elapsed year and setting goals for the year ahead, there has not been a single year when this resolution strategy has worked to …

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Dec 24

A political moral lapse…

In 1956, Lal Bahadur shastri, one of the most remarkable lives of the twentieth century, resigned from his post following a train accident that killed around 150 passengers in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Such was the integrity and ethical standards of leaders of those times. Since those times, our political “class” has deteriorated so much that  it …

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Oct 20

Dr. John Hennessy’s lecture

A couple of weeks back in my leadership class, we were asked to journal 3 gratitides to “kick off” our day on a positive note. Here is one of the most important experiences I am truly grateful for. Since I have a vested interest in the world of education and academics (and I beleive we all do), what better …

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Sep 14

Book review: The Business of Software by Michael A. Cusumano

A Sloan management review distinguished professor at MIT’s Sloan school of management, Michael A. Cusumano is a leading expert on software industry, director/adviser to more than a dozen software companies world wide, and a renowned author. He is author/co-author of seven books (besides The business of software) including the bestsellers Microsoft secrets and Japan’s software …

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Sep 03

Book Review: The $100 Startup – Chris Guillebeau

I have been following Chris Guillebeau’s The Art of Non-Conformity blog since a couple of months now as part of my interest and curiosity to study entrepreneurship and various business models. Most of the books I have come across discuss (and sometimes at painful lengths ) about the long business plans, formal training, huge capital, etc, a person needs …

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Aug 15

A few things to celebrate…

Corruption, congestion, overpopulation, poverty, disorganization, pollution, double standards of politicians and an indifference towards the society,  we criticize the country for every flaw it has.  And as beneficiaries of this society, I believe everyone should not only harshly criticize these ills but should play his or her part in fixing these gigantic problems.  Self-criticism and honest introspection are two of …

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Aug 10

Book Review: REWORK

Truly unconventional. REWORK is in the league of those extraordinary books that blows away the traditional pillars of the business world. Written by Jason Fried, the co-founder of the web application company 37Signals and David Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails web framework (who is also partner at 37Signals), the book rewrites the rules …

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Aug 02

Book review: Leaving Microsoft to change the world: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children

I usually do not read business books with gawky titles. The kind of titles that serve little more than just quenching an author’s ego. Leaving Microsoft to change the world, however, was an entirely different case. I knew about John Wood’s Room to Read organization and had strong recommendations from a couple of friends to …

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Jul 05

Does Indian education system teaches how to collaborate?

Education, along with infrastructure development and democratization of media are the three key sectors on which progression of any society depends. In United states in particular, and the western world in general, the foundations of world leadership were laid when the country channeled massive investments into the educational sector. The result was a robust and …

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