This is the post that got me over one million likes……

Some people become coal miners. Others are born aristocrats with a silver spoon dangling so from their mouth, if it falls, is replaceable. Look at the world. We have divided ourselves into nation states. Nation states whose boundaries are formed by the blood of other men, whose territories were annexed or our own which we fight to defend. Others, still are in the midst of fighting, fuelled by the generous doses of capitalist dreams. And finally some …… some still seeking their historic identities. Do we really like to fight? What do we defend? Humanity it appears, is on the … Continue reading This is the post that got me over one million likes……

Sierpinski’s triangle & Fractal Gupitar

Yesterday something happened. Remember that feeling when what you have always believed in your life gets refuted by a new finding and suddenly the world doesn’t look the way it always did? That something happened. The trigger was a mathematics professor of Santa Fe university through the online mooc on Complexity Explorer. The birds chirp outside on a tree blossoming with red spring flowers. A tributary of the Ganges flows near my backyard. On the other side of the house,the Victoria Memorial is sometimes visible through the haze. Till last week I was teaching students of my drawing workshop I … Continue reading Sierpinski’s triangle & Fractal Gupitar

Smarty Pants

If you were ask in India what is the current buzzword, supported by marketing efforts of course, you would get Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities among some more floating on the social net. All of a sudden we are considering being “Smart”. Silently we whisper to each other “What is meant by Smart”? Is what is meant “Smart” by them the “Smart” we understand? (Do we really?) We then look up to the architects of the word and ask , “What is Smart?”. The self appointed architects reply with a mock shock, “You don’t know?… “See.” They point … Continue reading Smarty Pants