May, 2010

Close that (news) tap!

The day I stopped checking newspaper (the paper based on online) for news but logged in to the facebook, I realized that the world has changed – at least for me. I don’t know if I have changed or the world around me has changed  – its a bit of both – but it is […]

The mysterious letter

It is fascinating to see how strong our intuitions fail us. One such example is the survivor bias. Our belief in certain astrologer or certain medicine is mainly because we hear so many people telling us that it works. The fact is, it might be random – but people for whom it doesn’t work don’t […]