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Old 15th September 2018, 08:38   #121
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Here's an interesting myth busting article about Tesla in the Washington Post.

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The question is really that simple. Why doesn't India have an Elon musk ?
Because, all Elon Musks of India have moved to US, just like Elon Musk himself (who is South African by birth).
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Statues & Regulations to protect the old guard
There are laws that doesn't allow new technologies to replace old technologies. .... If an Elon Musk comes up with an technology that threatens the revenues of large infrastructure companies, like Elon Musk does in USA, it will be banned in India to protect existing industry.
And here is another example of that...

https://www.mensxp.com/technology/ne...han-irctc.html
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Well why did America not have an Elon Musk. why did they have to get one from South Africa?
Or Google CEO. Or Microsoft CEO....

People from all over the world flock to countries where its easier to setup industries and build businesses. Elon Musk did not come to India. He went to USA. Its like water, which flows in the direction where it can. So if you want to build world class products from India, first the system has to change. Otherwise most people who can do it will run to countries where the hurdles from the government are minimal.
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And here is another example of that...
The most nonsensical allegation being...
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IRCTC's argument is that Yuvaraaja wasn't an authorized agent and his solution deprived the chances of getting a ticket for people who use IRCTC
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a Twitter user who claims to be Yuvaraaja's friend made it a point to note that all the payments were directly made to IRCTC. He said that he was falsely accused
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This video summarizes the situation in India well.

A gutsy politician speech in my view

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com...w/78914954.cms
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Another good reason is that we are content in our mediocrity. There are enough people on this thread who say 'why do we need an EM' or 'we have a Ramdev but America doesn't'. If pushed too hard, the conversation turns towards patriotism or nationalism. We should have our own version of Godwin's law.
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