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? Read the full article
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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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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

Pissing problem

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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. Disclaimer: Inspired by true story. Any resemblance to actual events is intentional.

Irritating isn't it?

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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??

Sense of humour - you wish he didn't have any

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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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