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

PhD Nerds: Reverse Trend

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

Now you know how irritating you were to your professors.
Disclaimer: Inspired by true story. Any resemblance to actual events is intentional.… Read the full article

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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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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.... 🙂… 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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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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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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PhD Nerds – Validate HTML flowchart

On March 15, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, Technology, by Amiya

Even though I am a big fan of Microsoft when it comes to cross browser compatibility I hate them. The large market share of internet explorer has allowed Microsoft to exploit the market from eternity. Their non compliance to standards is just a way of saying "Who's your daddy?" to … Read the full article

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PhD Nerds – How much do you love me?

On March 9, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Just finished with my probability and random processes assignment and as I scanned the solutions for upload I scanned my latest PhD nerds drawing as well. The new Sprite University of Freshology ads are doing their round which suggests how to escape certain questions and situations. So here is a … Read the full article

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