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The Paradox of Freedom: Erich Fromm on Moral Aloneness and Our Mightiest Antidote to Terror: Brain Pickings
"Freedom is not something that anybody can be given," James Baldwin wrote in contemplating how we imprison ourselves, "freedom is something people take and people are as free as they want to be." It is hard not to instinctually bristle at this notion - we all like to see ourselves as autonomous agents of our own destiny who would never willfully relinquish our freedom. And yet we do - beyond the baseline laws of physics and their perennially disquieting corollary regarding free will, which presupposes that even the nature of the faculty doing the relinquishing is not the sovereign entity we wish it were, we are governed by myriad ideological, social, economic, political, and psychological forces that mitigate the parameters of our freedom. Neuroscientist Christoph Koch put it perfectly in his treatise on free will: "Freedom is always a question of degree rather than an absolute good that we do or do not possess." Read more

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The billion-dollar club of 2018: Meet the new Indian startup unicorns on the block

Here is a look at the desi unicorns that made the headlines this year.The year 2018 seems to belong to the unicorns. The streak started with Zomato in February, when the Gurugram-based food delivery s...



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Privacy, broadband woes stalling progress in cloud computing

Countries that do not have sufficient infrastructure continue to be at risk of missing the benefits of the digital economy, says Victoria A. Espinel

Shibulal son-in-law sells Infosys shares worth Rs 111 cr, stock hits life high

Gaurav Manchanda held 85,73,973 equity shares or 0.39 percent stake in Infosys as of June 2018.

Smitha V. Crishna is India's richest woman

Her wealth is at ₹37,570 crore; 25 out of 100 women on list are from city

Beware the fax machine: some hackers target old gadgets

What could be less threatening than the old office fax machine? Nothing.That's precisely why it's used as a backdoor for hackers to get into an organi..

India home to half the global tech team at Conduent

Conduent India Labs works primarily on emerging technologies in mobile and IoT, machine learning and statistics, human interactions and experience des..

Infosys to build Rs 100 crore software development centre in West Bengal

India Business News: IT giant Infosys announced on Monday that it would open a software development centre in West Bengal, with an investment of about Rs 100 crore. The fi

There is need for data exchanges in India: IT Ministry

Referring to the draft personal data protection law recommended by the Justice Srikrishna Committee last month, Gopalakrishnan said that India is likely to have in place a data protection law within a few months.

'Infosys betting big on cybersecurity market'

Cybersecurity is a part of the managed services offering that Infosys is currently investing in.

5 tech strong companies disrupting the payments space in India

The payments segment has been the most funded within the Indian fintech landscape, riding on the wave of demonetisation.

IT Ministry urges e-commerce players to set up data centres locally, at the earliest

Government officials indicated that Amazon was working to protect data of Indians

Andhra University inks pact with Information Technology Association ...

The Andhra University entered into a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with the Information Technology Association of Andhra Pradesh ITAAP here on Monday to conduct Employable Training Programmes for the students to meet the needs of growing IT sector

Tata Sons to sell shares worth Rs 11500 crore in TCS buyback

TCS had earlier said that it would buy back over 7.6 crore shares at a price of Rs 2,100 each.

Oracle selects 18 new start-ups for cloud innovation in India

Cloud major Oracle on Monday announced that it has selected 18 new start-ups for its "Start-up Cloud Accelerator" programme in India.

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