Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World

Geek Nation: How Indian Science is Taking Over the World

Angela Saini

India: it is a state of geeks, swots and nerds. virtually one in 5 of all clinical and dental employees within the united kingdom is of Indian foundation, and one in six hired scientists with technology or engineering doctorates within the US is Asian. via the flip of the millennium, there have been even claims 3rd of all engineers in Silicon Valley have been of Indian beginning, with Indians operating 750 of its tech businesses.

At the sunrise of this clinical revolution, Geek Nation is a trip to satisfy the inventors, engineers and younger scientists aiding to provide delivery to the world's subsequent medical superpower - a country outfitted now not on conquest, oil or minerals, yet at the clinical ingenuity of its humans. Angela Saini explains how historic technology is giving strategy to new, and the way the expertise of the rich are passing directly to the negative. Delving contained in the psyche of India's science-hungry voters, she explores the explanation why the govt. of the main spiritual nation on the earth has positioned its religion in technology and technology.

Through witty first-hand reportage and penetrative research, Geek Nation explains what this implies for the remainder of the realm, and the way a non secular kingdom squares its soul with challenging rationality. jam-packed with curious, vibrant characters and gripping tales, it describes India via its humans - a kingdom of geeks.

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