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With the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, this year 2020 has been a wake-up call for many industries, disparaging some while reinventing the others. As dreadful this year has been for most of us, it is finally ending and now I am doing a recap of the key events in 2020 which is majorly reshaping the tech world.

  1. The year 2020 (due to COVID-19) taught the entire world that jobs can be divided into essential and non-essential groups. And therefore, most non-essential jobs can be performed remotely.
  2. Even most educational institutions adopted mostly remote or a mix of the remote and…

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Visualizing your goal is the first step towards reaching it.

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I am one of the most effective people I know in my life. And that statement is not self-promotion. I pretty much achieve anything I put my mind (and heart) into.

I get asked all the time by my friends, family, peers, and even online how I study, manage my time or how do I focus on my…


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It seems that the majority of the startups fail [2] despite taking the right initial steps. But why?

Without any ado, these are the commonly seen reasons why most startups fail according to my observations:

First of all, a business needs to sell a product or service that people are willing to buy i.e, it needs to have a potential market value now and in the future. There needs to be a clear vision or idea about what you are offering through your business. The idea doesn’t have to be magnificent, it can be something simple but essential. And it…


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Recently you perhaps have read online that, Bill Gates made some remarks about batteries’ limitations with large EVs in his blog. And when asked about it on Twitter, Elon Musk in his blunt fashion blasted Bill Gates saying “he has no clue”.

Bill Gates made the following statements in his blogs talking about EVs [1]:

Even with big breakthroughs in battery technology, electric vehicles will probably never be a practical solution for things like 18-wheelers, cargo ships, and passenger jets. Electricity works when you need to cover short distances, but we need a different solution for heavy, long-haul vehicles.

And You can see what Musk wrote on Twitter:


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Hello, everyone! This is my first post on Medium. But I am not necessarily new to writing. I am quite active on Quora and casually write on my personal blog as well.

Back in 2016 when I first started blogging, I wrote a couple of fictional stories about life on Mars [3],[4] following Elon Musk and his SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars.

Fast forward to 2020, with a global pandemic like COVID-19 and weird apocalyptic weather patterns like the recent orange sky on the west coast, we must say, we should think about expediting the process of colonizing other planets…

TASNIA PONKTI

Professionally an electronics engineer and life long Science & Tech Enthusiast. Active on WordPress, Quora, and Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/tasniaponkti

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