PhD Nerds: single on valentine’s day?

On February 14, 2012, in Blog, Comics, irregular, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Single on valentine's day? Well life can't treat you any better....or as Natasha Bedingfield sings -

This is my current single status
My declaration of independence
There's no way I'm tradin' places
Right now a star's in the ascendant

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PhD Nerds: schrodinger’s graduate student

On January 24, 2012, in Comics, Humor, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Most of us know about schrodinger's famous thought experiment.  It illustrates  the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics applied to everyday objects. If you feel bad for the cat, do think once about the graduate student who has to carry out the experiment!… Read the full article

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PhD Nerds: dual monitor and productivity

On October 31, 2011, in Comics, Humor, PhD nerds, by Amiya

I just got my third monitor and second workstation. My table now looks more like a trader's bench. Though multiple research conclusively demonstrates the advantage of more than one monitor; does it really increase productivity?

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PhD Nerds: What will you do with your time machine?

On October 13, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Time is a mysterious concept. In Einstein's account of space-time as a unified concept - the only way time differs from other spatial dimension is via a minus sign. While physicists have a much better understanding of time now there are still many open questions when it comes to time-travel. … Read the full article

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PhD Nerds: String theory and the curse of dimensionality

On October 5, 2011, in Blog, Comics, irregular, PhD nerds, by Amiya

When initially proposed string theory was thought to be preposterous, apart from the mathematical beauty there was nothing so beautiful about being associated with it. Getting associated with it was at that time a career suicide. String theory was not only suggesting some radically different picture of reality, for it … Read the full article

Kapil Sibal unveils $35 computer – says it will change the way we compute

On October 1, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Entertainment, Humor, by Amiya

Lot of hype was being generated on the news of HRD minister Kapil Sibal releasing the $35 computer which was considered to be “Micromax Tablet killer” by respected news agencies. Finally Sibal released the prototype a little before its official release date of 5th October due to multiple requests from … Read the full article

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WebComics: Pissing Problems

On September 20, 2011, in Comics, Humor, by Amiya

Man may have made huge progress in science. Guided missiles that can hit the target thousands of miles away within a few feet's accuracy.  Send satellites to precise orbits; yet there is a pissing problem that would always hound him.
PS: Comic inspired by this

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PhD Nerds: Reverse Trend

On August 6, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Now you know how irritating you were to your professors.
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PhD Nerds: Out of Bandwidth?

On July 26, 2011, in Comics, Humor, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Information is power, and when it comes to information one man's idea changed the fate of human kind. Let it be the internet, the phone, radio, the satellite up above or the optical fibers going down under if it is information it follows Shannon's theorem. With his 1948 seminal paper  … Read the full article

Sense of humour

On July 16, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

A sense of humour is something everyone wishes in others...but what happens when your supervisor grows a sense of it??… Read the full article

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