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My AI manthan : Why Rajiv ji’s book is very provocative ?

I started reading the book with a mindset to disagree with the analysis. But just got carried away, did not find anything major to differ. As a technologist and an MBA graduate, there is nothing much to disagree on the jobs and economics front as I have heard both sides of the arguments. The difference …

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Avagunthana is not Veil : #SNT Perspectives

[A picture of a woman from the Gupta Period wearing an Avagunthana]  ‘Sanskrit Non-Translatables: The Importance of Sanskritizing English’ by Shri Rajiv Malhotra and Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji has put forward an idea of the non-translatability of Sanskrit terms. “It has become a device for protecting key ideas from getting distorted, plagiarized, or allowed to become …

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English: a tool for DeRacination: #EnglishNonUsables

Abbakka Prerana || श्री || Try to buy an alphabet book for Indian languages and you will come across books titled something like “My bilingual baby”. Westerners feel proud to make their children bilingual because most of them know only one language. On the other hand, most Indians know 3 languages so why are we …

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Real vs Artificial Intelligence: A Dharmic Perspective

Sachin Modi Rapidly increasing computing power over the past years has lead to phenomenal success in machine learning and this success translates into software being able to exhibit intelligent behaviour with minimal or without human instruction. Ability of the software to mimic the human intellect at learning and taking intelligent action has been termed as …

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The Importance of Two-ness

Sri Rajiv Malhotra Note: This article originally appeared in the January 2021 edition of Prabuddha Bharata . In Computer Science, the binary system with only two values (0 and 1) is sufficient to   represent  immense complexity : including pictures, videos, multimedia, and in fact, everything we can sense or conceptualize. There­ fore, the expansion Two Many …

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Sanskrit Sound Vibrations Inspired Creation : #SNT

Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji Note: This article originally appeared in the Times Of India Delhi edition Sanskrit is called deva bhasha, language of gods. It is regarded as a divine language. Sanskrit letters are called akshara, imperishable. They are neither created nor destroyed. When they are pronounced, they are not created; they become manifest. According to …

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The efficacy of Ayurveda and the COVID-19 conundrum. Some real-world insights.

Dr. Priyanka Shandilya Editor’s Note: There has been a wide ranging discussion and all manner of opinion, outrage, outcry, dozens of litigations, thousands of pages of newsprint, millions of tweets and social media posts, attacking Ayurveda and its very existence as a legitimate health and wellness paradigm. The overactive anti-India, anti-Ayurveda lobby, pro-pharma voices are …

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Big Tech and the U.S government : Case studies in bias. The #AIandPower drishti is so important ..

Karthik T S Recently Freedom house, a non-profit organization funded primarily by the United States government has declared in its 2021 report that India is only a “partly free” country when it comes to political rights and civil liberties1.  Considering the number of protests and riots in the last fifteen months in India, one could …

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AI and the future of Jobs

Sejuti Banerjea “It is extremely easy to find people who speak pleasantly. But it is rare to find people who speak and hear true words even when they are not pleasing to hear.” From the Ramayana, as quoted in Rajiv Malhotra’s book Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power (referred to as AIandPower through the …

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A Clarion Call for India and the World: Moving towards a Humane World in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

Mrityunjaya Dubey “Long before the outbreak of the historic catastrophe that humanity is witnessing now, Shri Rajiv Malhotra has years before shown the right trajectory to all humankind that was often been ignored by various thought leaders across the globe, his latest book on “AI and the future of Power” still leaves room to do …

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