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Mohsin Mulla
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A dumb fellow with a loud mouth.
A dumb fellow with a loud mouth.

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It's only a B, but still..
I recently took (and surprise, surprise, completed) a course on edX. Things like that will be old news to many by now, but this is the first time I used a MOOC, so I thought I should record my impressions. The course in question: 'Quantum Information Scienc...
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आपलं माणूस
ट्रेलरवरून वाटतो त्यापेक्षा हा पिक्चर बराच वेगळा आहे आणि अनेक अनपेक्षीत वळणे घेत सुरूवातीपासून शेवटपर्यंत खिळवून ठेवतो. सुमित राघवन आणि इरावती हर्षे यांची कामं अगदी टॉप आहेत, आणि नाना विषयी काही बोलायची गरजच नाही (जशी कधीच नसते). अजय देवगणला फक्त एकच डायलॉग...
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A mind at play
Turing's was a shadowy figure until Alan Turing The Enigma appeared. A mind at play will likely do the same for Shannon. Shannon of course is the father of Information Theory,  his insights forming the bedrock of digital communication. As the authors put it...
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What I am watching update
A quick note on some good stuff I watched recently. Apart from the obvious purpose of sharing this with friends, it is also hoped that  should an unpaid troll (paid ones are just doing their job) were to ever wander on this page, it will have found one more...
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A stitch in time
A stitch in time, saves nine,  they say. To really appreciate its meaning, one needs to have a root canal performed though. Take good care of your teeth.
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Facts and Meaning of Logicomix
Facts: A. It is a graphic novel about the 'foundational quest' in mathematics, an endeavour to put mathematics on a secure footing in the first half of the twentieth century. The story is told via Russell's life and in Russell's voice, a central character i...
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Notes from a math lecture
Public lectures have a distinguished history going at least as far back as Faraday, but I hardly have any history of attending them. Call it new year fervor that has not subsided yet (or whatever), something did prompt me out of my laziness when I came to k...
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Wild ride
Wild ride is the story of Uber. Now to anyone who reads news, at least parts of that story would appear familiar; the strength of Wild ride is it gives a highly readable, balanced and insightful account in a remarkably small package (just over 200 pages). I...
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First few days with Pixel2
This is not a systematic review of Pixel2. Many of those exist, and in any case, interest in such a thing would be low because Pixel2 is not that new anymore. Instead, what follows is a bunch of impressions, in no particular order. Note that my previous pho...
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The fabric of reality
The fabric of reality  by David Deutsch is certainly one of the most delightful books I have read. Now I would rate a good popular science book along the axes of being informative, readable, comprehensible. Very few would qualify as being delightful , so le...
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