12 episodes

A podcast about Indians pursuing unconventional careers paths, not letting society box them up in the status-quo.

Note: Episodes can be heard in any order!

Unbox Ratik Sharma

    • Careers

A podcast about Indians pursuing unconventional careers paths, not letting society box them up in the status-quo.

Note: Episodes can be heard in any order!

    Christmas is cancelled

    Christmas is cancelled

    Links from the episode


    Citizenship Battles
    Gautam Bhatia's CAA and NRC Explainer

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    • 5 min
    He wants to study engineering?!

    He wants to study engineering?!

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    Ratik talks to Parth Saraswat, a recent engineering grad who actually likes engineering?!! Parth is someone who is currently pursuing his masters in engineering at Cornell University while also indulging in a myriad of hobbies on the side. These include things like music and working on his YouTube channel.

    In the conversation that follows, Ratik and Parth talk about:


    Parth's experience with changing multiple schools as a kid
    IIT coaching classes
    Balancing academics & hobbies
    The importance of having T-shaped skills
    Applying to foreign universities for higher education
    And much, much more!

    Links from the Conversation


    Parth's hilarious YouTube videos: (1)(2)(3)
    T-shaped Skills
    Coursera's Learning How to Learn
    It doesn't hurt to ask (podcast)

    Parth Recommends

    Podcasts


    Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend

    Apps


    Monument Valley 1&2
    Tide

    Music


    JM a.k.a John Mayer

    Parth on the Internet


    Instagram
    Email

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Learning by Doing

    Learning by Doing

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    Ratik talks to Sambit Biswas, a photographer currently studying at the School of Visual Arts in New York and also doing a bunch of freelancing on the side. Through his freelancing gig, Sambit has worked with some fantastic people: namely Tan France from Netflix's Queer Eye and Prateek Kuhad, a famous Indian singer-songwriter!

    In the conversation that follows, Ratik and Sambit talk about:


    How Sambit got into Photography
    Improving one's craft by doing a lot work
    The importance of experimenting, playing and having fun
    Sambit's take on Film Photography
    The Indian Photography/Art Scene
    And much, much more

    Links from the Conversation


    SVA
    Pearl Academy
    New York Video
    Milk Studios
    AGENC Article

    Sambit Recommends

    Podcasts


    The Daily
    The Ezra Klein Show
    The Vergecast

    Movies


    The Great Hack

    YouTube


    Bon Appétit

    Video Games


    Spiderman PS4

    Sambit on the Internet


    Instagram


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    • 39 min
    No Knowledge is Wasted

    No Knowledge is Wasted

    Ratik talks to Megha, a recent architecture graduate from Sushant School of Art and Architecture. 

    In the conversation that follows, Ratik and Megha talk about:


    The rising importance of career counselors
    Architecture education in India
    Making a career in Architecture
    Megha’s visit to Japan
    Architectural practices in the US and India
    and much more!

    Links from the Conversation


    JEE Mains Paper 2, NATA
    Sushant School of Art and Architecture
    Stoa Architecture
    Tech integration in Japan

    Megha Recommends

    Books


    The Tipping Point
    Blink

    Podcasts


    Design Matters with Debbie Millman

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    • 46 min
    The Future of Unbox? Equipment for Podcasting? #AskUnbox

    The Future of Unbox? Equipment for Podcasting? #AskUnbox

    Thank you to everyone who took time out to send in a question! Hope the answers are satisfactory!

    Links from the episode

    Equipment


    Samson Go Mic

    Others


    Weird Work 
    Late Nights with Trav and Los
    The Orbiting Human Circus
    Beginner
    Geek Fruit
    Science Vs

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    • 28 min
    Bonus: Housekeeping + QnA Announcement!

    Bonus: Housekeeping + QnA Announcement!

    Send in a Question!

    Note: Make sure you do this by 21st June, 2019!


    Record a 30-45 sec audio snippet of your question using any audio recording app on your phone. Sample audio: link.
    Email the audio file to this email. You can also DM on Twitter or Instagram with the link to the audio file if you prefer that.
    That's it! Be on the lookout for the QnA later this month!

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    • 3 min

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