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How to be a good listener: my mission to learn the most important skill of all

Kate Murphy's new book, You're Not Listening, suggests that many of us - absorbed in our own thoughts and dreams, occupying our little digital bubbles - have lost the ability to listen, creating an epidemic of loneliness and isolation.

Murphy argues that our growing failure to listen has dire political consequences because we are no longer willing to engage with our opponents' points of view. In the US, for instance, "senators used to meet in a communal dining room where they talked to each other and were exposed to each other in a way where they could really listen, whether it was about politics or something else. They humanised each other. Now people are intent on being separate and demonising one another. It's not just that they don't agree. They think the other person is bad, is an evil person. You can't start listening if you think the other person is fundamentally an idiot or a bad person." She says you only grow when you listen to opposing viewpoints - a powerful argument for escaping from our social-media echo chamber. 

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Modi’s ‘Digital India’ still a far-fetched dream for hinterland; not even 30% of rural India has internet

Broadband penetration in rural India is limited to a mere 29.2 per cent, as on 31 March 2020.



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Chasing millionaire dreams: Tech, real estate, infra, and now digital?

The latest fever sweeping through the nation, other than Corona, appears to be digital. Happiest Minds Technologies more than doubled on Thursday after receiving bids 150 times the shares it offered in an IPO.

Why Amazon wants a bigger share of India's mobile payments market

The Jeff Bezos-led firm now allows Indian users to book movie tickets and flight tickets, as well as pay their electricity, water, cooking gas, broadband, and satellite TV bills.

Cybersecurity strategies in the era of digital transformation acceleration

Kalpesh Doshi, CISO, India at FIS talks about which strategies CISOs should adopt to adequately manage cybersecurity operations.

No regulation for OTT sector upholds the vision of digital India, says IAMAI

According to the association, the digital services under consideration are suitably regulated by the Information Technology Act or the forthcoming Data Protection framework or cybersecurity provisions being discussed

Big Deal: Digital thrust brings data centres in the limelight

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India needs to focus on small satellites for Digital India: Niti Aayog member

Dr VK Saraswat, member of the Niti Aayog said that India needed to focus on small satellites (smallsats). He said small satellites would play a major role in the coming years. He was speaking at an international space conference on 'Ushering the new in Indian Space Sector' Small satellites (smallsats) is a generic term used to refer to satellites that weigh lesser than 500kg. 

Court notices go digital, to be served through mobile apps

e-seva centres have all been upgraded with e-court services portal and the same was also launched on Thursday by the Madras High Court.

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