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Archives for August 2007

Funny paradigm

My younger brother in Malaysia sends some great forwards in the mail. A few days ago he had sent the one I am paraphrasing below. I had read it long time ago but I enjoyed it this time just as much I had originally enjoyed it. I doubt someone actually performed this experiment but it […]

Funny paradigm

My younger brother in Malaysia sends some great forwards in the mail. A few days ago he had sent the one I am paraphrasing below. I had read it long time ago but I enjoyed it this time just as much I had originally enjoyed it. I doubt someone actually performed this experiment but it […]

Computer future 1

Current microchips in computers have a transistor count of more than 1,000 million? That means that the actual chip (inside the black casing called the die) is about the size of my thumbnail and has a billion individual transistors. Each transistor requires several components which make it work like resistors, capacitors and semiconductors. So you […]

Winter chill 3

He ran towards it as hard as his legs would carry him. After some time, he became certain of the light. He kept running and the light kept coming closer. He just prayed he would not trip or run out of running space before he got to the light. Now it was becoming bigger and […]

Gory details

In many ways we Indians do not deserve the freedom guaranteed to us by our constitution. While we boisterously take the freedom part for granted, we don’t try to even understand the responsibilities that come with that. I’m talking specifically about the private news networks which unnecessarily dramatize and exaggerate their presentations. The problem seems […]