Reading Resumes…

I have been behind my reading list since last 3-4 months. Couldn't read anything in last 2 months. Thankfully I am resuming reading starting today! Here is the first one I have prioritized. I have heard a lot of good reviews of this book and bought this rather expensive book (Rs 1600) last week. Hope... Continue Reading →

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Remembering Riemann

Bernhard Riemann was a great German mathematician who died in 1866 at the age of 39. You can read more about him here Riemann as a Ph D student Here is a list of things named after him. • Riemann bilinear relations • Riemann conditions • Riemann form • Riemann function • Riemann–Hurwitz formula •... Continue Reading →

Nassim Nicolas Taleb Is A Genius…

Among the modern thinkers I admire and follow often are Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett, Yuval Noah Harari, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hichens, and Nassim Nicolas Taleb. By follow, I don't mean I worship them or agree with everything they have to offer. But they definitely stimulate thinking... Nassim Nicolas Taleb is the least articulate (along with... Continue Reading →

On Hemachandra Numbers

I received few responses on this post and what it meant. So here is a post elaborating on that. Petals of certain flowers are often found in Fibonacci series formation. In this case there were 8, which is a Fibonacci series number (1,1,2,3,5,8...) You can read more about occurrence of this series in nature/flowers here.... Continue Reading →

Jamais Vu

I had heard about Deja Vu. I had also heard a funny line on Deja Vu and Amnesia. It said: "I am having a mixed feeling of Deja Vu and Amnesia. I think I have forgotten this before..." But I didn't know that there was a word opposite to Deja Vu. It is Jamais Vu... Continue Reading →

Another Gem From Feku Vyas i.e Chowkidar Maharshi

India's Pradhan Sevak and Chokidar Shri Narendra "Feku" Modi is Maharshi Vyas of Fekuism /lies... व्यासोत्छीष्टम् जगद् सर्वम्। It means Maharshi Vyas has touched entire world (i.e. written about all the knowledge in the world). Similarly this liar, the Feku Vyas he has not left any domain untouched where he has not spinned a story... Continue Reading →

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