Felix Baumgartner was sixteen when he jumped off a building for the first time. That’s when he realized it was what he really wanted to do. Jumping off the bridges, parachutes, mountains, and pillars. But he had no idea what his future had in store for him. Never he had imagined that his luck would take him 39 km above East Mexico and make him jump at a speed that would exceed the speed of sound.
A few days ago, I was reading an analysis report on Kotak Mahindra Bank by Jana Vembu. It explains how KMB emerged as a survivor by providing its banking services to consumers, corporates and commercial businesses. As per the report, Re.1 invested with Mr. Uday Kotak (Managing Director, KMB) in 1985 would be worth Rs.2 Lakh today.
It was the summer season of the year 1784. In an elementary school, somewhere in Germany, a teacher entered the classroom of 7-year old students. Not in a mood to teach, she assigned them a complex task of adding up the numbers from 1 to 100. Thinking that they would take a lot of time to arrive at the solution, she decided to take some rest.
Before I tell you something about a Blind Spot, I would request you to perform an experiment. Just keep your screen at an arm’s length away and observe the below image. Now, close your right eye and look directly at the right motor-cyclist with your left one. You’ll observe that you can see the left motor-cyclist too.