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This is something that has been on my mind for a long time. A humble attempt at explaining why the average Pune 4 teenager has no clue who Pu La is, forget reading and listening to his work.

In the 80's and 90's Maharashtrian families in Pune 4 started

#PuLa #Pune #Marathi
getting their kids admitted in English and specifically convent schools than before. This was also the time the US immigration wave really took off and in the mid 90's it was almost impossible to find a house in the zipcode where at least one child was not in the US as an IT
engineer. I have spent time with Indians from all states in the US and for some reason, I found we were pretty much the only people who almost felt ashamed of Marathi and did not see anything wrong with their kids not knowing Marathi. In fact it was almost a matter of pride.
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#Doctors and #Medicine need an #AI update.
Bold and convincing book.

#ArtificialIntelligence has the ability to bring the fourth industrial revolution. Healthcare is deemed to be an industry which can get transformed the most.

@EricTopol is a #cardiologist, historian of the present and a #MedicalFuturist.
He believes that the way we practice medicine now ( #ShallowMedicine ) relies too heavily on human inputs and is thus plagued by human biases and imperfections.

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Let’s talk about #lectures in HigherEducation
.@LangOnCourse alerts us to: When should we lecture in class? Excellent examples and analysis of the (positive) role of the lecture from @dgooblar #learning #lecture
.@mariosbham comments on "#Lectures: a much-maligned format which can be truly inspirational" #HigherEducation…
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