Category Archives: Quora
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’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
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
Playing a sport. Even better if it happens from a younger age. View Answer on Quora
It helps in clearing and organizing your own thoughts better, this was the main reason I wrote. Writing also helps you think better. Usually writing about a specific field involves a greater commitment to that particular field, so you end … Continue reading
Answer by Anirudh Acharya: There are two questions in this question. One if this is discrimination? Yes it is discrimination. Two, is it inappropriate? No, it is not inappropriate. IMO seeking to stay amongst people with whom you share your … Continue reading
Answer by Anirudh Acharya: ★★★☆☆ Ashwin Sanghi tries his hand at a political thriller. He narrates two stories parallely in alternate chapters, one of the historical Chanakya and how he aided Chandragupta to become the emperor of Bharat and the … Continue reading
Answer by Anirudh Acharya: ★★★☆☆ A good compilation of post independence Indian history by Ramachandra Guha. It also gives a good perspective to understand present day India. The book is rich in detail and the writing style of Guha is … Continue reading