On Calendar

Year end is about holidays and New Year wishes. But it is also about Calendars. I don't know about others but I like to "read" new calendar, immediately check few dates or events, festivals! I remember having written a couple of blog posts about Calendar. One, written in 2007, was a light take on Calendar... Continue Reading →

Happy B’day Srinivas Ramanujan

Srinivas Ramanujan, one of the best mathematicians the world has ever seen, was born on this day, 22nd December 1887. His birthday is observed in India as National Mathematics Day. He barely lived for 32 years (died: 26th April 1920) but the work he did in the short span continues to inspire mathematicians even today.... Continue Reading →

2G: The Scam That Wasn’t…

Title of this blog post is borrowed from Cyrus Brocha's popular spoof on current news and affairs called "The Week That Wasn't" where he mocks various news events of the week. Yesterday the 2G scam verdict was announced by the special CBI court. In a major setback to CBI and former CAG, a special court... Continue Reading →

Skin-in-the-game vs Vested Interest

Yesterday I was working on a stock idea for which I had to write analysis and fill in a template form. The form had couple of standard questions such as whether you are a SEBI registered investment professional etc. The last question on Disclosures was: "Have you invested in the stock you are covering? If... Continue Reading →

Rekindled love…

The last year, and the last week week was amazing! It rekindled my two old love interests: Mathematics and Music... Interest in Mathematics was revived long back...on 31st December 2016, to be precise. And since then I have spent quite some time in 2017 on Mathematics (on the book I am contemplating) - and enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Cogito ergo sum

A couple of days ago I wrote a blog titled “I Teach. Therefore I Learn” which was a twist on a maxim by famous French philosopher and mathematician Renee Descartes (1596-1650) which says: Cogito ergo sum. (I think; therefore I am.) In a Discourse on the Method, Renee Descartes questions the world and his surroundings... Continue Reading →

I Teach. Therefore I Learn…

I resumed my journey as a Corporate Trainer last week when I conducted a training on "Business Excellence" at Adani Power, Mundra, Gujarat. I liked teaching even when I was young. I remember teaching my siblings/cousins Mathematics and other subjects when I was 10 years old. I enjoyed the process then and I enjoy it now... Continue Reading →

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