Mad Hatter’s Bacchanalia

Partha Chakraborty-   Uber and Lyft should be a wake-up call for easy money and the irresponsible investor.   Buried in their regulatory filings are facts that highlight the possibility that access to capital may have already been drying for Uber and Lyft.   Uber and Lyft changed our perception of “personal mobility”. For me […]

Embarrassment to Riches

Partha Chakraborty- Abundance of good news hides risks to US prosperity   Well-heeled audience, alums of an elite Northeast college, chuckled inside a well-appointed, if deliberately understated, drawing room at an upscale conclave in Los Angeles. Object of their derision was another educational institution closer to the venue, almost stone’s throw from where they were. […]

National Technology Day is a stunt

Justice Markandey Katju-   May 11 is celebrated in India as National Technology Day, for on this day in 1998 India exploded its atomic bomb in Pokhran, Rajasthan.   Despite all the fanfare and hoopla, my opinion is that National Technology Day is a stunt and a joke. So, let me explain.   Today India […]