Nishant Rao Society Guru

Nishant is a researcher turned storyteller. He writes on an eclectic mix of technology and society. Nishant holds a master's degree in Intelligent Systems from University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Besides work, he is also pursuing a master's in Sociology to understand our social problems better. In his free time, he helps early-stage startups build more engagement-oriented content strategies. Nishant advocates minimalism as a way of life.


Writing India's Growth Story

Karl Marx in his seminal work ‘Das Kapital’ talks about how the economic rise of any nation is dependent upon the quality of factors of production present. These include – technology, capital and labour (skill).


Hypocrisy of the Indian Elite

When I say ‘Elite’, I am not talking about the high net worth individuals, as one would imagine. A person, who has had the luxury of a private education, is employed in a white collar job and lives in an urban area, is an Indian Elite. Statistically, such a person would figure in the top 2% of our country. Let’s call him ‘Leo’ for easier reference, hereafter.

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