Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Charles Darwin noted “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” Nobel prize winning psychological analysts defined what is known as the Dunning Kruger effect … “The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which the unskilled suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than average. This bias is attributed to aContinue reading “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge”

Authentic Punjabi Khana

HSR Layout is very nice place to live, except for lack of good places to eat out. So when we saw a banner “Manasarovar – Authentic Punjabi Khana. Opening soon” … we got there too soon. We drove by peeping in possessively hoping for the best. I went there this weekend first week since launchContinue reading “Authentic Punjabi Khana”

Yes … No … Mu

In his 1974 novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert M. Pirsig translated mu as “no thing”, saying that it meant “unask the question”. Having grown up in India and being raised a  Hindu … the shades of GREY are part of my thinking. There are no simple YES-NO answers to complex questions.Continue reading “Yes … No … Mu”

It took 9 months to deliver the baby …

I was recently talking to a highly driven entrepreneur, who talked impressively about how time-to-market was critical and scaling needed to happen yesterday. He seemed to focus all his energies on getting right there to top quickly and getting a lot of funding to support his expansion plans. I only appreciate and admire his zeal.Continue reading “It took 9 months to deliver the baby …”