Category Archives: India

Book Review: Asura – Tale of the Vanquished

Credits: Google Books This was one book that caught me by surprise initially. Not because of its cover or the title, but the story. For the title, Asura – Tale of the vanquished doesn’t convey much. Rather, it conveys just enough to push the reader’s curiosity up a bit to find out the story. And […]

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For once Sachin, be selfish

Sachin should get selfish here, real selfish. This is probably his last world cup. If he has to see the team through, he has to take it upon himself to do everything he possibly can. Don’t play rash shots at the beginning of the batting power play. Don’t take that unnecessary run. Protect your wicket […]

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What’s happening in Egypt?

Here’s a link that will give you details regarding what’s happening there. There were a few things that I noticed, specially after reading this tweet by Kanchan Gupta (Associate Editor – The Pioneer). Egypt has a population of little over 80 million. Major reasons for their retaliation include poor governance, corruption, food inflation, poor economic […]

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Origin of the word “Algorithm”

Last night, I was searching on some material and books on contributions to computer science by ancient Indian scientists and mathematicians, when I came across few links that were, well, in my view, pretty enlightening. I specifically searched for related terms. One such term was Algorithm. I went to the default site where any one […]

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The Power of Twitter: The case of Radia Tapes

A couple of months ago I had read an interview of The Guardian’s editor Alan Rusbridger in The Hindu, where he had emphasized upon the role of technology in publishing of news including use of social media like twitter. In the recent Niira Radia case as well, his thoughts, that people have now more say […]

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