Sundar Pichai Shares Favorite Indian Dishes and Insights on AI in India

Google CEO Sundar Pichai reveals his favorite dishes from Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai.

  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai reveals his favorite dishes from Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai.
  • Pichai discusses India’s potential in AI and its impact on the job market.
  • Pichai emphasizes deep understanding of technology for aspiring engineers.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently shared his favorite Indian dishes and thoughts on AI in India during a podcast with YouTuber Varun Mayya. He enjoys dosa in Bengaluru, chole bhature in Delhi, and pav bhaji in Mumbai. “When it’s Bangalore, I will probably get a dosa. It’s my favourite food. If it’s Delhi, chole bhature. And if it’s Mumbai, I’ll do a pav bhaji,” he said.

Pichai highlighted India’s strong position in the global AI scene, crediting the country’s engineering talent. He believes India can lead in AI innovation, creating applications beneficial for both local and global markets. “India is well-positioned. For India, this is the moment. India is an extraordinary base of developers, engineering talent,” Pichai said.

Discussing career advice, Pichai stressed the importance of deep understanding in technology. He referenced a scene from the Bollywood movie ‘3 Idiots’ to illustrate the difference between surface knowledge and true comprehension. He also noted the existence of an industry in India dedicated to preparing young people for FAANG interviews, highlighting the competitive nature of the tech job market.