I hear the chants of 'giving free money' yet many fail to realize that this is a difficult thing to do in a country like India. Compare this to the US where everyone got $1200 by the government. The reason it works in the US is because nearly 90% of the population pays taxes and … Continue reading 20 Lakh Crore Package – COVID Relief Funds
Well that was amazing! Never really thought about how wild rocket staging is until just now.
Halo Infinite will be an Xbox Series X launch game, Xbox would showcase first-party titles for the system in an upcoming Xbox 20/20 presentation in July.
Everytime I hear or read about Mars, its either the NASA or Elon Musk that comes to my mind. What about Musk ? Musk isn't a scientist or an engineer. He's got a bachelor's in business-physics and access to a lot of money. He does not make intelligent or practical decisions. His enthusiasm for space … Continue reading Opinion: Space Race towards Mars is not Worth it
Everyone who works to create anime has insane working hours and are constantly pushing themselves to the point of exhaustion. There is even a term for working yourself to death in Japanese, 'Karoshi.' The typical animator makes about ¥200 a frame. So to try to make as much income as they can, they try to … Continue reading Affect of COVID on Anime Creators
If you believe methods like keeping on-demand long distance travel completely shut down, moralistic restrictions on alcohol sales and district sized red and green zones are the correct approach to deal with the crisis, you are wrong.The decision to reopen the economy and public transportation is correct. More things need to reopen, and without absurd … Continue reading India lost 30% GDP to 40 days Lockdown
If you are paying attention to the things around you, then you will understand that some of the smartest people are the ones that are most badly exploited. We hear about old tenured professors limit the number of faculty many departments can have, forcing people to work as postdocs forever, effectively doing all the work … Continue reading Why is Academia so broken these days ??
Mental disorders are among the leading causes of non-fatal disease burden in India. One in seven Indians were affected by mental disorders of varying severity in 2017. The proportional contribution of mental disorders to the total disease burden in India has almost doubled since 1990. Substantial variations exist between states in the burden from different … Continue reading Mental Illness is Real, Stop Pretending !
Who is Ignaz Semmelweis? Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis born on the 1st of July 1818, died on 13 August 1865 14 days after he was admitted to an insane asylum. He was a Hungarian physician and scientist, now considered as an early pioneer of hand washing or disinfection. Described as the "savior of mothers". Semmelweis discovered … Continue reading The man who discovered hands washing could save lives was mocked and considered insane.
Unlike other nations India had a headstart in terms of isolating & imposing lockdown at the earlier stages of COVID_19 detection. While ideally its expected from Govt to have their services ramp up for scale during this lockdown, but something quite opp has happened for last 2 months. Here's the Ideal Steps in Chronology which … Continue reading What BJP has done during this Lockdown?