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Atanu Dey
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Physics is Not Logical Nobel Prize winning New Zealand physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871 – 1937) is reported to have claimed that “all science is either physics or stamp collecting.” He evidently meant that physics is the only real science and everything…

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What makes for a good leader? That depends on how you define good and the context — a corporation or a nation or a social movement. How much do qualities such as morality, integrity, intelligence and other personal traits matter? Are leaders born or are…

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Twenty-five years ago today, on March 23 1992, Friedrich August von Hayek died. Winner of the 1974 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Hayek was an Austrian / British / American liberal. I consider him to be not just one of the greatest economists…

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“Why India Needs a New Constitution.” is the title of the chapter I contributed to a Festschrift published in November 2016 by the Center for Civil Society in Delhi. That idea rubs Indians the wrong way because Indians generally believe that the…

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Some time ago I published the draft of a “Constitution for a Free India” (click to read, right-click to download pdf) which I propose should replace the current Indian constitution. In the preamble of the draft, it says — “… The people of India as the…

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I haven’t read these books that Amazon recommended to me via email today. But I hope that within the pages of these books they somewhere explain the economics of textbook publishing and why these books on the principles of economics cost an arm and a leg.…

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Happy Holi everyone. One of the biggest Holi events in the US is held in the Sri Krishna Temple in Utah. This video is from 2012. Below the fold, are a few pictures of Holi around the US. Source USA Today.

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This ad is probably from the mid-1980s. A massive 26MB hard drive for only $5K. As the ad points out, that’s less than $200 per MB. Now that’s a deal you couldn’t have refused. We should note that $5K in those days is equivalent to $10K in today’s…
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