Friday, April 06, 2018

Interesting Readings 05-April-2018

This Atlantic interview is thanks to Tyler Cowen. MbS is one of the most critical actors on a volatile stage. He has, as of now, shown inclination to reform and upgrade the region. However, he has made some weird moves against Iran.

The friend of my enemy
Christophe Jaffrelot talks about India-Iran relations. With Saudi Arabia's MbS positioning (see above), India may find Saudi a better partner. This may reinforce China-Iran-Pakistan alliance. Russia is still a fence-sitter though it supports Bashar-Al-Assad just like Iran.

RTE imposes a bureaucratic, grotesquely inefficient regime starving our children of good education
RTE is the most flawed act. Government regulations and Court interventions have made it even worse for students. But no one has the courage to scrap it.

Controlling Airpods volume for Android phones
Fred Wilson got this answer from the internet.

The copy is the original
An insight into the Chinese cultural mindset. Chinese do not mind copied works. Interesting.