Miracles are not so miraculous

On July 12, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Faith and belief, Humor, by Amiya
Confusing correlation with causality, ignoring negative outcomes, neglecting prior probabilities and wishful thinking has biased us since the dawn of mankind.  To understand how Correlation does not imply causation and other similar logical fallacies follow this wiki link

You too had a miracle?

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PhD Nerds: Complements

On June 19, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya
Few words of encouragement, that's what one need to get going. Years of frustrating research which seem to go nowhere, when you are morally down those magical words...well its a different feeling - ask Heywood, he will tell you.... 🙂

complements - those magical words you hear a few times

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Eclipse and dark of the moon

On June 16, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Humor, irregular, by Amiya
A total lunar eclipse is taking place on June 15, 2011  is a relatively rare central lunar eclipse where the center point of Earth's shadow passes across the Moon. The last time a lunar eclipse was closer to the center of the earth's shadow was on July 16, 2000. The… Read the full article
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PhD Nerds: intelligent conversation

On June 15, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Faith and belief, Humor, PhD nerds, Philosophy, by Amiya
Many say that science and religion have a lot in common. Few may go even further and say science and religion are two different perspective of looking at the same thing!  Saying religion and science are compatible is like saying Religion and Plumbing are compatible. Science is not a thing… Read the full article
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PM asks: Am I a temple bell?

On June 4, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Humor, India, irregular, Society, by Amiya
As the country struggles with the cancer of corruption, Baba Ramdev has started his hunger strike against corruption. Falling on the lines of Anna Hazare who successfully incited the Government to take action against this ever growing menace that has plagued our society and is dragging us back. While it… Read the full article
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Kindly learn scientific notation…

On June 4, 2011, in Blog, Comics, Humor, irregular, by Amiya
When it comes to very large or very small numbers, the scientific notation is an indispensable tool of expression. With the corruption figures becoming astronomical over the years I guess use of it has to be made mandatory for politicians, judges and lawyers...

 

scientific notation - an indispensable tool

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PhD Nerds – Say no to L2

On April 22, 2011, in Blog, Comics, PhD nerds, Technology, by Amiya
The concept of distance is an essential one in almost every field of engineering. While distance for most means the same thing, in reality there are an infinite ways to measure distance. These measure are known as norms in mathematics. What we use in our everyday life is known as… Read the full article
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Pakistan’s strategic plan to stop Sachin from his 100th century

On March 29, 2011, in Comics, Humor, by Amiya
There is some insane media coverage and hype of the India-Pakistan semi final match. The pressure is unimaginable on both sides. I really feel bad for both teams. The stakes are just too high - win and you will be hero, lose and you'll bitch slapped by your own people!!… Read the full article
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Are girls dumb?

On March 29, 2011, in Comics, Humor, by Amiya
This one was posted on my FB account quite a while ago and stirred up quite a conversation (between boys only due to obvious reasons). I am reposting the snapshot here for a wider audience.  Of-course what is shown here is stereotypical male view which I don't endorse. For a… Read the full article
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PhD Nerds – Mother’s Complaint

On March 24, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya
Past few weeks had been too hectic. Research work, coursework, assignments, search for a flat, laundry....its just going over the head. So to let off some steam I drew up something. Dedicated to all those who are too stuck to the computer?? It is time to go out and see… Read the full article
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