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  • Krishna in my life…..

    “Why do you have to ask so many questions?”, a teacher asked me many years ago. “In Geeta, even a God was questioned. Why would it be a problem to question humans?”, I used to wonder and get back to my annoying habit of asking questions.

    When Arjun, who alone had defeated Kaurava army before, gets into ethical confusion at...

  • Why did Ram abandon Sita?

    Often we are told that Ram had abandoned Sita because people had started doubting her chastity. We find it strange because Ram could have easily tried to explain the situation to his people instead of simply abandoning Sita.

    Lot of people, in order to satisfy their political needs, have termed this as an example of how women is made to...

  • So Is This A Real Story?

    Whenever we hear a story, the first question that comes to our mind is to know if it is the real story or the made-up one. But is there anything like a real story?

    To understand it better, let us take a look at the following situation.

    In...

  • The need of Religion/Dharma

    Around us, we regularly find people coming together and helping the society in the name of religion. However, we also find them fighting over the same topic. On the other hand, we have a third group which is trying to believe that religion is one of the worst thing that has been created by mankind and should thus be considered...

  • Mistake Or No Mistake: Part 2

    This is the second story in the “Mistake Or No Mistake” series (You can read the first part here). While this story might be the simplest in the entire series, it forms the base for the conclusions that we would make at the end of this series.

    Mr. Vijay Gupta, a senior software manager in a reputed production company,...

  • Mistake Or No Mistake: Part 1

    Long back, we were told a story about a man who goes to jungle for adventure. The story was more like a question to make us think and force us to enquire.

    Once upon a time, there was a doctor who used to enjoy making regular trips to a nearby jungle for adventure and studies. However, on his 100th visit...

  • Fact-Based analysis of our current social and legal issues

    As far as human nature is concerned, it tries to define the problem and it’s corresponding solution based on the way his/her preferences and understanding of the problem. At any point, while it is true that we cannot really say which definition and solution is right, we could at-least try our best to be rational and form our conclusions on...

  • Story of Google map’s driving directions and a missing turn

    Day before yesterday (29th June 2012) evening, I had to travel from a location in Margao (marked as point A in the screen-shot below) to Mickey’s in Colva (marked as point B). As I had not been to the place before, I took help from Google Maps App in my Samsung Galaxy S2 to identify the path between the two...

  • Understanding and Applying Artificial Neural Networks : Engineering Perspective

    Lasts week (15th November to 19th November), NITTTR (National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research) had organized a course on Artificial Neural Networks at Government College Of Engineering – Farmagudi, Goa. I was appointed as course faculty for this event.

    Personally, I do not believe in concept of teaching. Humans are smart and intelligent animals and...