A few weeks ago we memorialized the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, when foreign terrorists tried to destroy our political and economic system. On Jan. 6, 2021, our domestic terrorists attacked the Capitol to overthrow the election results. The attack threatened the very foundation of our democracy — the…


Crafting the Laws of the Internet

In 1975 a slick, well-dressed man eased himself through our front door. He was selling the Encyclopedia Britannica door to door. The price for 32 volumes was “just” $1400!

Now, encyclopedias are obsolete, and up-to-date information on Wikipedia is available. …


On October 1, the new fiscal year for the federal government begins. Some deep thinking and debate are underway in Congress, to approve the proposed budget by that deadline. …


Last year’s lockdown due to the pandemic created white space on our calendars and mental space in our brains. We were no longer busy running errands, commuting, and over-scheduling our kids’ or our own social activities. We had room to think about how to engage our brains more effectively.

The…


With a combined market cap in the trillions, cryptocurrencies are a force to be reckoned with. Public confidence in crypto waxes and wanes on a daily basis, as reflected in the volatility of the price. Cryptocurrencies are the ingenuity of technology. They are a new form of currency, but also…


India is struggling. The country’s COVID-19 rate is reported to be a horrifying 30%.

Just a month ago, the Indian government believed that its people were somewhat safe from the COVID-19 virus because only 3% of the people were testing positive, despite relaxed social distancing measures since last October. …


I would not have discovered the art or the science behind writing, had I not embarked on this intriguing path five years ago. I had thought writing was a way of influencing readers. Instead, unsuspectingly it has influenced and reshaped me.

Like a science, writing demands a systematic study of…


Discussions for and against the existence of God, never progress meaningfully. The arguments quickly turn to objective vs. subjective or science vs. religion. It is easier to advance the dialog and learn from it when we can examine how humans experience God and religion.

I became a non-believer after I…


I voted for President Biden.

However, watching the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, I was surprised by the superficial media-coverage, painting Biden as a savior.

In technology companies, people who are on CEO search committees cross their fingers and hope their selected candidate will work out. The process…


Having faced the havoc caused by the novel coronavirus, our approach in 2021 must change.

The virus has waged war on our physical body, our social well-being, and for many of us, our livelihoods. The human existential crisis was caused by a random event in China.

We have been humbled…

Vinita Gupta

Tech Entrepreneur, Business Woman, Writer/Journalist, National Bridge Champion

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