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...

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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....

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Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events in this or any other parallel universe (although highly probable) is coincidental.

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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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PhD Nerds – What is your problem?

On January 29, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Always confused what the problem was - well now you know 🙂

Disclaimer: All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead (although probable), is purely coincidental.
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PhD Nerds – Being on Facebook

On January 21, 2011, in Blog, PhD nerds, by Amiya

It's been a while since I posted anything after returning from a vacation from back home. Took a while to gear up. So this post is dedicated to all the grad students who added their supervisors to their Facebook profiles in an attempt to appear cool.

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Why nerds should not date normal women

On December 11, 2010, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Past few days were hectic as it is exam time. It's been over a year since I gave an exam so I was kind of nervous today; fortunately all went well. Now the next exam is on 20th, that is a full 10 days away!! This is really bad - … Read the full article

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Surprise Tests

On November 22, 2010, in Comics, PhD nerds, by Amiya

Surprise tests used to be fun. I do not know about other places but it was like this in Kharagpur, Electrical department. I bet it would not be very different in other places 🙂 Let me know your experiences...… Read the full article

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