Category Archives: Education

Depravity of Madhwa Matha


Muslims break Ramzan fast in Udupi Krishna temple I think it is a pointless exercise. It was likely initiated by Pejawara Swami and was probably well meaning. But it is very shallow. This kind of reminds me of Congress holding … Continue reading

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Formal Education


Nice post on Futility Closet – https://www.futilitycloset.com/2017/07/12/never-too-late-2/ The fact that Abraham Lincoln had less than a year of formal education ought to tell how overrated state controlled, regimented public school curricula is. One of the things America gets right is the … Continue reading

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I’m choosing between two PhD advisors. One of the projects is more interesting, but the other advisor is just plain nicer. Who should I p…


Question on @Quora: I’m choosing between two PhD advisors. One of the projects is more interesting, but the other a… A is better funded and more reputable. I’m more attracted to A’s research. But A is a boss, not a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Grad School


Its been a year since I finished my MS program. I had come to US with the intension of doing a PhD, but a couple of things did not work out for me while in grad school. Here are a few … Continue reading

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What is the difference between an M.Tech from an IIT and an M.S. from a top 50 US university for computer science?


This post was good and relevant to a few things I have to say about the Indian education system, so I thought I would cross post it onto my blog(it has been slightly edited to reflect my views) – This short … Continue reading

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What is wrong with Indian Education system?


Answer by Anirudh Acharya: The problem with our education policy is that there is too much focus on rights and entitlements of students and too little on the freedom and liberty of the teachers and the administration. If the focus … Continue reading

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