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by Vayutuvan
26 Oct 2020 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462932

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan planning to gift 2 Sindh islands to China on a platter, here's why. Imran Khan's government is trying to unilaterally take over the islands of Buddhoo and Bundal belonging to Sindh on demand of the Chinese government, without taking consent of the people of Sindh or its government. Those a...
by Vayutuvan
26 Oct 2020 23:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.medicaldesignbriefs.com/component/content/article/mdb/stories/insider/37952 Sensor Rapidly Detects COVID-19 Infection Status, Severity, Immunity (OCTOBER 26, 2020) A new type of multiplexed test with a low-cost sensor may enable the at-home diagnosis of a COVID infection through rapid a...
by Vayutuvan
26 Oct 2020 05:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966447

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Phillippines have enmity with Japan starting in WW II.
by Vayutuvan
26 Oct 2020 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: European Union: Positive News
Replies: 309
Views: 55392

Re: European Union: Positive News

chanakyaa wrote:
"The barbarian is, first and foremost, the man who believes in barbarism" Claude Lévi-Strauss.

This man, Claude LS is considered to be one of the foremost thinkers and philosophers of modern times.
by Vayutuvan
25 Oct 2020 06:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

darshan wrote:
Meet Sachin Vaze, the ‘encounter specialist’ cop leading the investigation against Arnab Goswami who was once suspended for custodial murder


Would they dare to encounter Mr. Goswami? That would be the end of a lot of people and the end of a couple of political parties.
by Vayutuvan
25 Oct 2020 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I fully expect scare mongering around Deepavali super-clusters, “PM Modi believes in pseudo-science offered by right wing professors” etc by pharma/media Prof. Manindra Agrawal was attacked on Twitter a few weeks back. I didn't realize that he is on this team along with Prof. M. Vidyasagar. Maybe t...
by Vayutuvan
25 Oct 2020 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Prof M. Vidyasagar is world renowned and respected professor/scientist/mathematician (FRS, distinguished professor at IIT etc).. He is son of famous Canadian/Indian mathematician/number theorist M. V. Subbarao. Manindra Agrawal ( Infosys Prize, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award, Padma Shri) is of AKS p...
by Vayutuvan
25 Oct 2020 01:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Source? Does it have mortality figures as well?
by Vayutuvan
24 Oct 2020 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760502

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

saip wrote: (at personal level my taxes went up because of his 'Tax cut'). In 2016 I too was fooled by him.


Since we are talking personal level things, my taxes did go down. Coastal experience may be different from Midwest.
by Vayutuvan
20 Oct 2020 05:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Press conf link <From IITK Site .. Hope this works for public. (I am sure there will be a youtube link shortly ..if so I will post it) Extremely clear cut and lucid explanation (as usual) from Prof. M. Vidyasagar sir. What we had in the US was the Gov. Cuomo doing PR as well as Whitehouse doing PR....
by Vayutuvan
14 Oct 2020 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706828

Re: Understanding the US - Again

achit wrote:... nd we have situation where prof is using university resources for anti-Israel activities and it is ok.


Academic freedom - once a professor attains tenure, it is impossible to fire the professor. They can get away even with murder. If they commit two, then we are talking. :mrgreen:
by Vayutuvan
13 Oct 2020 02:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1831
Views: 343182

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.aerodefensetech.com/component/content/article/adt/tech-briefs/aerospace/37613 Experimental Design of a UCAV-Based High-Energy Laser Weapon Until now, unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) have used only conventional missiles (i.e., Hellfire), but the rapid growth of laser weapon techno...
by Vayutuvan
13 Oct 2020 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1831
Views: 343182

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.aerodefensetech.com/component/content/article/adt/tech-briefs/aerospace/37601 Directed-Energy System to Defeat Small Unmanned Aircraft System Swarms New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), miniaturization of sensor technolo...
by Vayutuvan
11 Oct 2020 04:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397781

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Y I Patel wrote:There is so much focus on winter preparations. This makes me suspicious.

What if the real plan is not to tough it out through the winter?


Interesting. It could be a feint to make India amass troops and then start raining munition on the massed troops.
by Vayutuvan
11 Oct 2020 03:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

hnair wrote:The Merkel thing is 400% photo ops. Putin does it all the time. The US presidents have their stupid dog on leash show while getting out of their aircrafts etc.


Painting their house/fence or whatever is also quite popular.
by Vayutuvan
11 Oct 2020 03:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Looks like she made tenure this year, though..cranked out a few books and articles that please her "pirs" and got a few awards (again, taken care of by "pirs")...university probably overlooked her teaching record. Since you had a tenure, you must be knowing that research univers...
by Vayutuvan
11 Oct 2020 03:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

sudarshan wrote:May I suggest to folks that when taking on A. Truschke, there is no need to focus on intellectual rebuttal of whatever she says, just point out her ratings by her own students.


No can do. She blocked me on twitter. Maybe other platforms like FB, Instagram etc., if she is there.
by Vayutuvan
07 Oct 2020 22:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2682
Views: 167244

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

what is perplexing is that Penrose and Hawking were collaborators and equally famous and collaborators. why did Hawking not get a Nobel? I never understood that. Hawking was a theorist only, so is Penrose.
by Vayutuvan
07 Oct 2020 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706828

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Mort ji, thanks. eye opening they are.
by Vayutuvan
07 Oct 2020 05:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706828

Re: Understanding the US - Again

CA has gone off the deep end. Particularly the Bay Area. The middle class can’t afford to live there. CA as a whole is now experiencing middle and lower income people leaving the state. Wealthy people will have their primary residence in a tax free state and maintain a home in CA. If the state goes...
by Vayutuvan
06 Oct 2020 05:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2682
Views: 167244

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

You mean Bennett (Physicist) and Gilles Brassard, a Comp. Scientist? Wow. That would be a first, AFAIK.
by Vayutuvan
05 Oct 2020 05:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

sudarshan wrote:VT, I verified (numerically) that the series on the RHS plus that continued fraction does come to the LHS on that e/ pi problem. Now what? Expand the series for e and pi, multiply terms, mix and match?


I saw this. I will answer after collecting my thoughts.
by Vayutuvan
04 Oct 2020 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760502

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

obamudu rhymes with raamuDu but Obama is no raama
by Vayutuvan
03 Oct 2020 11:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834104

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ pretty accurate going by reports other than CNN., AFAIK. Even Fox News reported some of the above stuff.
by Vayutuvan
02 Oct 2020 04:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

On the contrary, this kind of explains the Bollywood culture perfectly. The brazen way these superstars were leading their drug culture, ... The only thing I am surprised about is this. If these Bollywood bimbos/bimbas are heavy drug users, how come they still keep looking good? Their acting schedu...
by Vayutuvan
29 Sep 2020 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ShyamSP wrote:Add judiciary to it.


Reminds me of one poster who used to say NJBPRI - I forget what it stands for but J, B, and P stand for Judge, Babu, and Pandu resly.
by Vayutuvan
29 Sep 2020 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074458

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In spite of losing the elections after receiving a sound and savage beating at the hustings, these woke lootyens, commie and naxal guys and their frustrated castrated BIF pals speak so glibly of "majoritarianism" when in fact they are slyly demanding the right to impose the "tyranny ...
by Vayutuvan
29 Sep 2020 02:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

vayutuvan- thanks for the link but right now I am still trying to wrap my mind around how the square root (!) of the product of two irrational numbers (!!) e & pi, can be exactly equal to anything :D Let us modify the problem a little. Instead of "Prove that" <equality>, make it "...
by Vayutuvan
26 Sep 2020 01:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Amber G. wrote:I don't know all the results.. will be interesting to see how AI did in this IMO...


One question: How do they describe the problem to the AI? AI has to understand the problem just like human participants or the problem is specified in some formal language?
by Vayutuvan
26 Sep 2020 01:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

by Vayutuvan
23 Sep 2020 06:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

AI programs will be hard-pressed in the kinds of problems posed in IMO, IMHO.
by Vayutuvan
22 Sep 2020 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5327
Views: 706828

Re: Understanding the US - Again

@nachiket ji, On the other side, on the other hand, late RGB argued for a nomination back in 2016. Her dying wish was exactly opposite of that. There are two mitigating factors here. 1. That came in Obama's second term. 2. As McConnel says, both Senate and POTUS are from GOP. They are going to use t...
by Vayutuvan
14 Sep 2020 23:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

I will come back to AI/Experimental Math/Computational Science (all three are different from each other with some overlap) in a bit. Meanwhile, here is a nice introduction to Continued Fractions. I did not know about CFs till a few years back as I never had used it in my work. I found that it is a v...
by Vayutuvan
11 Sep 2020 06:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 158006

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

@sudarshan and @SriKumar http://nemocas.github.io/Nemo.jl/latest/index.html Please check this out for number theoretic experimentation. Would it be useful to solve the above problem given by @Amber G.? AI is not going to solve that problem or even simpler problems in boolean algebra
by Vayutuvan
09 Sep 2020 11:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Carbon credits have fallen in price, drastically.
by Vayutuvan
09 Sep 2020 10:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2392
Views: 397781

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

But they have now claimed that we did fire shots, which we have denied. If that is the casus belli they were waiting for, they already have it, as per their own statement. may be they want us to fire a few more times. "You all did see that on the Lupercal I thrice presented him a kingly crown,...
by Vayutuvan
08 Sep 2020 10:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 374
Views: 107035

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

why methanol though?
by Vayutuvan
08 Sep 2020 02:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966447

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

KL Dubey wrote:3) Dig in for the winter. This plan risks a long morale-draining wait and likely billions of $$ to supply the continued deployment in the western theater.


This is the highest probability event. Cheenis have the money to waste, for now.
by Vayutuvan
07 Sep 2020 22:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966447

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Now we will shoot them from tops when they try to even repair their G219 road. For a change think positive and trust you army and leadership. I agree with your overall point in general. But there could be further complications. For example, PLA brings in civilians to repair/upgrade the road, we may...

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