Rahul Gandhi US visit: India and US need to build shared vision, Congress leader tells Stanford audience

The United States and India need to work towards a vision, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said during a conversation themed on ‘The New Global Equilibrium’ hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law, Stanford University at CEMEX Auditorium on May 31. Gandhi is in the US on a week-long tour during which he is scheduled to meet the Indian diaspora, academics, students, entrepreneurs and think tanks. He landed in San Francisco on May 30, and will visit Washington, DC and New York as well. His visit concludes on June 4.

Spike Narayan: Is AI Disrupting the Tech Job Industry?

Spike Narayan asks, Is AI disrupting the technology job industry? Just scanning the newsfeeds every day, one would be led to believe that it is true. When we begin to peel the onion, two facts are obvious. One, many tech companies are trimming their workforce; and two, the tech companies that are downsizing are in the AI business for sure. The question before us then is, “Is there a causal relationship between these two facts?”

Jason Ma: How to handle college admission rejections

The current college admissions season is coming to a close, and the decisions started arriving for Class of 2027 freshman applicants. Congratulations to those who have been admitted! This article provides some words of comfort or wisdom for all the applicants who experience their share of college acceptances and denials when regular decisions come out from around mid-March to early April.

The India Dialog at Stanford: Dr Arvind Virmani is optimistic on India’s growth story

The India Dialog organized by Institute for Competitiveness and US-Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University on February 23 and 24, 2023, drew a gamut of experts from various fields to take a look at Indian economic status and share their experiences. One eminent speaker was Dr. Arvind Virmani, member, NITI Aayog, who has worked in the Government of India in various capacities over the last 50 years.