Category Archives: Stories

Random Thoughts


I think I finally figured why I find John Oliver’s eccentricity/stupidity vaguely familiar. He resembles Pinky, from the cartoon Pinky and the Brain, to a great extent. I just picked a random image from the net for the comparison, but you … Continue reading

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Monkey and the Fish


There was once a monkey in a forest, which saw a fish swimming in a pond. It thought the fish was drowning, picked it up, put it on a tree and went around the forest claiming it saved the fish’s … Continue reading

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Elzeard Bouffier and Andrzej Bobiec


★★★★★ Recently I was reading this brilliant story called ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ by Jean Giono. It tells the story of a man who single-handedly regrows a forest in the valley at the foothills of Alps. It is the story … Continue reading

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Nvidia and GPUs


Invisible Hand of the Free-Market 2- GPUs were first used as graphics chip for rendering resource heavy video games. The graphics of such games was so good that the product was a great hit. This caused a rush of funds … Continue reading

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NASA and the Zambian Nun


I was thinking of restarting my old blog, so I was thinking what to write. Over the past 3 years, I have not updated this blog much, and my own consumption of news and op-eds have decreased a lot. So … Continue reading

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Measuring Intelligence


Measuring a person’s capabilities is a thing that we do very often, either to admit him to a school or to employ him. The process starts pretty early, at least in India, with tests being administered to hardly 3 or 4 year … Continue reading

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Eye of the Sky


I wrote this article for my college magazine – The story is thousands of years old, old enough for its veracity to be speculated. Yudhishtira, thought to be dead in the lac house fire, returns to the capital city of … Continue reading

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