FTOTW122 – best links of the week ending 10-August-2014


Here are the best links shared on my tweet stream this week.

Best Links

  1. /Via @KKDUB: Why addiction isn’t always evil: “Where Tech Meets the Motivational Brain” http://t.co/uGqLSsBTPK ~ brilliant – Original Tweet

  2. /Via @lhakme Ramdass, the solar pushcart juice vendor from Villupuram – English version http://t.co/kACMafTkt5 ~ vv cool – Original Tweet


Hope you enjoyed the links? Did you come across any good links you want to share? Please share in the comments below.


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    Kartic (subscribed) said August 15, 2014, 8:51 pm:

    Thanks Sukumar. Will check out your fine tastings

    The best article I happened to read today is a set of great questions from KenBlanchard’s team in twitter.


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    Sukumar (subscribed) said August 17, 2014, 6:57 am:

    Thanks Kartic. Insightful article on hiring questions.

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    Kartic (subscribed) said August 17, 2014, 12:53 pm:

    Read your solar pushcart vendor story. Very inspiring. One thing is solar power is hugely undertapped and primarily because of cost. The only known cases of successes that I am aware of are the solar water heater (i.e. for bathing) which is hugely popular in Bangalore and ensures cost recovery in 5-10 years. The other one that is successful is the hand held lamp used by a lot of street vendors. Came across a nice initiative 2 years back called “Light a billion Lives” http://labl.teriin.org/

    In this case, but for the funding support that the pushcart vendor got (which is very vital), he might not have been in a position to do what he did. But then again looking differently , even with monetary support, its the initiative and willingness to try out that should be appreciated.

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    Sukumar (subscribed) said August 17, 2014, 3:27 pm:

    Yes Kartic solar water heater is a no brainer, solar lamp too. I had read about an initiative that replaced kerosene lamps with solar lamps in places like marina beach. If I were the govt I would heavily subsidize solar power generating and solar based equipment and undertake solarification on a war footing.

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    Kartic (subscribed) said August 21, 2014, 6:40 pm:

    Sharing one of the top-class articles that I have read in a long long time. Absolutely amazing.


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    Sukumar (subscribed) said August 27, 2014, 8:38 pm:

    Thanks Kartic. Great article indeed.

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