Here is an interesting puzzle for today - 25th June.
25th June 2019 "The temptation to form premature theories upon insufficient data is the bane of our profession." — Sherlock Holmes
One of my keen interests is Education/Teaching/Learning. I have been associated with formal/informal learning as a student and faculty all my life, and have seen the education system in India, the UK and US (to some extent) very closely. I feel outraged at the dismal state of Indian education system. It is a more serious... Continue Reading →
23rd June 2019 Individuals search for truth, groups search for consensus.
22nd June 2019 Micro-economists are wrong about specific things while macro-economists are wrong in general.
21st June 2019 We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize that we only have one. — Confucius
Game 1: On 19th June 2019 Indian IM K Ratnakaran sacrificed his queen on move #8 against a much higher rated GM and went on to defeat him. https://youtu.be/tnpOuE3V-kQ Game 2: On 11th June 2019, GM Murali Karthikeyan sacrificed his queen on move #9 and beat a Grand Master https://youtu.be/H1tPZk6r_1U Both games are being compared... Continue Reading →
I love reading. I love books! I love serious reading as well as leisurely reading. And yet this thought "Is reading overrated?" has crossed my mind often in last few years. Let me tell why. I am currently reading a book which is filled with quotations of many great people. I am struggling to like... Continue Reading →