PhD Nerds – The law of small numbers

On February 23, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya
An average Indian engineering boy spends quite a lot of time sitting in front of different department gates just to get a glimpse of a hot girl. Well all that time spent would have been a total waste if not for the below graph. The result can help the younger… Read the full article

God Playing God!

On February 20, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya
The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup begins and millions (or may be billions) of people all around the world get glued to their sofas and hold on to their remotes. This is an occasion when sports bring together people from all over the world, regardless of their culture and religion.… Read the full article
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PhD Nerds – First Crush

On February 15, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya
Everyone has a first crush... Sometimes its the next door neighborer's cute daughter at other times it is some famous singer or actress. Geek or not one thing that happens when you see your crush pass by is that your heart goes...

First Crush

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Sentosa – The Song of the Sea

On February 14, 2011, in Events, Gallery, People and Places, by Amiya

Hip Hip Hurraahyy

Sentosa, which translates to peace and tranquility in Malay, is a popular island resort in Singapore, visited by some five million people a year. Attractions include a two-kilometre long sheltered beach, Fort Siloso, two golf courses and two five-star hotels, and the Resorts World Sentosa, featuring the… Read the full article
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Capturing the spirit of Chingay Parade 2011 – Singapore

On February 12, 2011, in Blog, Entertainment, Events, Gallery, Video, by Amiya

Chingay Parade - Dancing to the music

The Chingay Parade is an annual street parade held Singapore as part of Chinese New Year festivities. The term Chingay itself originated in Southeast Asia, particularly in Penang, which is a phonetic equivalent of some Chinese words, which means "a decorated miniature stage"… Read the full article
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PhD Nerds – What makes a good researcher?

On February 8, 2011, in Blog, PhD nerds, by Amiya
So what it takes to be a good researcher? Answer comes from Dr. Ian Dick.... Click on the image for larger view Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events in this or any other parallel universe (although highly probable) is coincidental.

What it takes

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Testimonials – The Azadian

On February 8, 2011, in Blog, irregular, by Amiya
READER DISCRETION ADVISED I hardly ever use Orkut anymore nor do I have any intentions of using it ever, yet I can't gather enough streghth to delete the account. Reason? Testimonials - few words of love from your dear ones. Accidentally I stumbled upon the Azadian 2009-10 magazine, the annual… Read the full article
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Understanding Depth of Field – 10 facts that can dramatically improve your photography skills

On February 7, 2011, in Gallery, Photography, by Amiya
Composition and depth of field (DoF) are the most important parameters to play with once you have some control over shutter speed, aperture and ISO. While there is no hard and fast rule (other than guidelines like rule of thirds) governing what is the best composition technique, DoF is something… Read the full article

Henderson Waves bridge – highest pedestrian bridge in the world

On February 4, 2011, in Architecture, Gallery, Low Light, by Amiya
Some shots taken around SP Jain school of management. Had some Indian food in the canteen and went for a long walk over forest walk and then proceeded to Henderson Waves bridge which is the highest pedestrian bridge in the world. Simply unaware how beautiful the place was I did… Read the full article

reCaptcha – What are you?

On February 2, 2011, in Comics, Humor, by Amiya
The idea came up while having a chat with Vishram about the increasing complexity of Captchas. For those who don't know, a normal Captcha  is a type of challenge-response test used in computing as an attempt to ensure that the response is not generated by a computer.  With the advancement… Read the full article
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