31st January 2019 “What’s the use you learning to do right, when it’s troublesome to do right and ain’t no trouble to do wrong, and the wages is just the same?” — MARK TWAIN, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
30th January 2019 “A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.” — George Bernard Shaw
29th January 2019 An ounce of performance is worth more than pounds of promises
The Gandhis and The Power of The Second Best https://www.livemint.com/opinion/columns/opinion-the-gandhis-and-the-power-of-the-second-best-choice-1548611852555.html Good read! Few days back I blogged about the power of superfluous option in guiding our preference/decision. This is sonewhat similar. It also explains why Nitin Gadkari is positioning himself as the Second Best Choice
28th January 2019 मूर्खस्य पञ्च चिह्नानि गर्वो दुर्वचनं तथा । क्रोधश्च दृढवादश्च परवाक्येष्वनादरः ॥ A fool has five characteristic qualities; vanity, bad-mouthing, anger, stubbornness, lack of respect for others' opinions.
Here is something unique and very appropriate for the Republic Day Have you ever heard a song being played on the tabla? Here is Ae Mere Watan Ke Logo played by Hemant Kirkire on Tabla Tarang! https://youtu.be/o_OlB7yarFU
26th January 2019 “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night
I recently saw this great TED talk by math teacher and communicator Roger Antonsen on the topic "Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world". Roger starts with his definition of Understanding as "it is something which has to do with your ability to change perspective" and then he uses Mathematics as a medium... Continue Reading →