Category Archives: Opinion
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
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
The current state of mainstream media(MSM) sucks, not just in India but world over. It is riddled with fake news, biased reporting, and crappy op-eds. Some examples – https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/26/us/politics/donald-trump-narendra-modi-india.html – tries to draw absurd and devious parallels between a “born … Continue reading
Is it always wrong to discriminate against culture? by @jonathankdavis1 Answer by Jon Davis: People will get pissed off by me saying this, but discrimination against culture is the only kind of discrimination we ought to practice. Culture is not … Continue reading
Answer by Anirudh Acharya: “There is no free lunch”. Nothing is free of cost. What one sentence can change the world if every human being would live by it?
I think genetic experimentation in food agriculture is in general a very good idea, and the importance or merits of organic products are highly overrated. For instance this is what a lot of fruits and vegetables would be like if … Continue reading
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
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
I recently came across this blog post about how opposing dynastic politics is not a very sound argument against any political leader. http://www.kumartalks.com/2014/04/dynastic-politics-and-brand-identity.html I completely agree with the article and for the record, here are my comments for that post: … Continue reading