To compare Indian art historiography with art historiography in general, we need first to constellate these categories - general art historiography with western art historiography and Indian art historiogaphy with the art historiography of colonized people. Art History as a nascent discipline is born in the west, particularly in Renaissance Florence, in the work of Giorgio Vasari (1511-74). It took shape as a discipline under circumstances similar to the birth of all modern academic disciplines, as a way to arrive at a complete and comprehensive knowledge of the human species and its world, in its historical evolution towards perfect rationality. Art was seen as a precious human expression, capturing t…
tension between startup founders and their investors is always there. Has the
tide turned in favour of the founders? An interesting
article by CNBC at https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/27/why-uber-is-the-revenge-of-the-founders.html
suggests that the balance of power may have shifted towards the founders. How do
founders maintain equity in their startups or 'skin in the game' as it is sometimes referred to? If founders get funding too early
(rather than bootstrapping for longer) that may make future funding rounds more
tricky due to a bad cap table?
The sharing economy is taking off with flight-sharing startup, Wingly app, that matches pilots with passengers looking for a cheaper way to fly in private aircraft. The app allows clients to contact pilots directly.
The sharing economy is finding more and more services and skills that can be shared. Customer and service provider can connect directly through a digital platform/marketplace.
Even professionals, like lawyers, are slowly moving to digital platforms to connect with their clients. even individual lawyers have their own apps nowadays. Those with sought-after skills will benefit more in the mobile-first age. And allowing service providers to work when they want - a gig economy.
Connecting supplier to client online rather than offline is necessary with mobile devices becoming commonplace. Sharing your skills via apps is now the norm.