The 180 Pulse

With thought-provoking articles covering varied domains, 180DC SRCC aims to create student leaders through a holistic learning experience.

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 BUSINESS AND FINANCE

How to Deliver an Impactful Financial Presentation?

How to Deliver an Impactful Financial Presentation?

Presenting a huge chunk of numerical data, statistics, analysis, and financial statements in an easy to comprehend manner is indeed an uphill climb for most of the presenters. Read on to learn how to make your presentations more interactive

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Contagious Exuberance

Contagious Exuberance

The progress of each phase of an asset bubble assists in the inevitable burst, causing financial instability and downturn. At this time its relation with pandemics can help resolve various uncertainties. Read on to discover the role of pandemic in understanding asset bubbles and how epidemic modelling holds to key for their prediction.

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Opportunity Cost of Bitcoin

The Opportunity Cost of Bitcoin

The day is January 3rd, 2009. The sun shines in the clear skies and the planet wakes up with endless opportunities. Satoshi Nakamoto, whoever they might be, turns on their system and mines the genesis block. The world, for better or worse, has been set on a path of change. Within a small period of just over a decade, Bitcoin reached a market cap of almost $1.2 trillion in April 2021, and over the years, it has grown to be much bigger than, perhaps, what it was supposed to be.

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Gender Bias in AI

Gender Bias in AI

With the recent application of revolutionized AI technology in numerous sectors, results were astonishing. Favoritism in hiring, Racism in Healthcare, Sexism in university screening, discrimination in the courts and banking sector as well as many such prejudices were observed. Algorithmic bias can not only undermine equality but also lead to unfair decisions and representations of certain groups.

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Adventure of a Lifetime

Adventure of a Lifetime

How many times have you resorted to online learning resources to understand what classes couldn’t clarify?
How many times have you used digital platforms to learn new skills and gain knowledge?

The article Adventure of a Lifetime talks about the rise of Edtech in these unprecedented times and how it has transformed the traditional education system. Read on to know more about the journey of Edtech through the years.

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ECONOMIC AND PUBLIC POLICY

A $1.6 tonnes Burden

A $1.6 tonnes Burden

Imagine you’re skydiving with a friend. Both of you reach the same altitude by the same airplane but you jump with a faulty parachute which opens up minutes before you hit the ground. You might crash, you might live to see another day, nobody knows. Your friend opens his parachute on time and smoothly sails to safety. That’s what a student loan is.

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The Unexpected Mother

The Unexpected Mother

The Surrogacy Industry in India has seen a significant boom in recent times with technological advances such as In-Vitro Fertilisation. The Indian government, with a keen interest on imposing a blanket ban on commercial surrogacy, passed the Surrogacy Bull in June, 2020. Though the bill has a promising objective, some of the issues with the same are not brought to light. Read on to gain a better insight into the well-established Surrogacy Industry in India, the Surrogacy Bill of June, 2020 and the subsequent issues with the same.

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Gross National Happiness – Substitute or Supplement?

Gross National Happiness – Substitute or Supplement?

A widely accepted measure of determining a country’s economic progress and standing is Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, relying on such a measure, a measure that does not take into account the overall well-being of its citizens is a concept that is now considered to be skewed by many. With changing times, a new measure, Gross National Happiness (GNH) has been developed and is currently being used by Bhutan. Read on to better understand the significance of the two measures and how they could work together, if at all that’s possible.

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PSYCHOLOGY & HISTORY

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