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by Vayutuvan
22 Nov 2018 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Sorry for that sour note. Cain Marko's post was an ad hominem. I was pointing that out with civility. Please delete at will. I will delete this one soon. MY post was an Ad hominem? How? And in who's direction? Saar, ... misunderstanding only ji. let us move on, shall we? not all Illini support Omba...
by Vayutuvan
17 Nov 2018 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ramana wrote:
Vayutuvan wrote:Cain mark ji, Illini pedigree is worth bragging about, no?

huh? Whats the point of this post?


Sorry for that sour note. Cain Marko's post was an ad hominem. I was pointing that out with civility. Please delete at will. I will delete this one soon.
by Vayutuvan
16 Nov 2018 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Cain mark ji, Illini pedigree is worth bragging about, no?
by Vayutuvan
02 Nov 2018 06:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 1871
Views: 103625

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

KLNMurthy wrote: thanks for clearing that up.


It is an important piece of information. There may be many others who are silent but feel the same way as Ms. Anjali George. I hope those people come out and do speak out against the more fundamental elements among their leaders and the rank and file.
by Vayutuvan
04 Sep 2018 06:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

habal wrote:follow your instincts.


I can agree with that.
by Vayutuvan
24 Aug 2018 09:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

habal wrote:discussing what is already circulating in media means one has lost the plot. Analysis ...


you mean like your analysis of US amby during 26/11 or gladioli wearing gladios? ;-)
by Vayutuvan
24 Aug 2018 09:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

lalmohan

"manafort being found guilty is going to be more interesting to watch. his next trial is coming up soon"

manafort case is not as important as Cohen's. the latter has a potential to cause lot of heartburn to DJT. manafort will be get a presidential pardon. almost surely.
by Vayutuvan
30 Jun 2018 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Please circulate widely. For those in or near Bengaluru on July 1, do attend this if you are interested in the topic. Courtesy: Prof Ashok Aklujkar's forward in bvparishat Google group. [img....https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Df8BuKhW0AAazos.jpg:large[/img] Her new book, right? I rifled through it quic...
by Vayutuvan
17 Jun 2018 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Thanks Sudarshan! Just because the chariots and horses are mentioned in our ancient Granths does it not mean that they existed in India? Isn't that the proof enough? The real problem, sire, is two fold. We need to "prove" that MB was composed before the "immigrants/invaders" arr...
by Vayutuvan
28 May 2018 23:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1631
Views: 201396

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

No Saar. Every month I have to go in "THE CITY" with my Belgian number plate ( most of other drivers keep away from me.........God knows which EU ruling will apply if they touch my car :rotfl: ). It is as dirty as one can imagine. BTW I wonder if somebody knows that Mer de NORD (North Sea...
by Vayutuvan
28 May 2018 01:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5453
Views: 508999

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

habal wrote:>> looks like many in the West believe airline was actually downed by Ru missile.

those are not west but disinformation agents on social media.

Internet gladios? :wink:
by Vayutuvan
28 May 2018 01:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1631
Views: 201396

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

rsingh wrote:And why they do not clean Thames first?


They did. Instead of being a dead river with no life, it had been cleaned up so well that in five years they had trout. Let us give credit where credit is due.
by Vayutuvan
23 May 2018 03:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

... If I tell you here that I calculated Pi to 1 million decimal places and the last 3 digits are 786 then his can be confirmed or falsified by you ... Just a little curious (but tangential) fact is that there exists a polynomial time algorithm to tell whether the nth bit is 0 or 1, for any n, of t...
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 10:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Wonder what happens if Iran decides to destabilize Baluchistan... It is doubtful in the first place that Iran what's destabilize any region other than Yemen. How would they benefit by destabilizing Baluchistan? They are not going to gain land in the first instance. Their best bet is to maintain sta...
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Lalmohan wrote: ... there are many complications of race, never mind religion


Are Persians racially different from Arabs? Inquiring minds want to know.
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 05:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2504
Views: 395873

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Suraj wrote:
Order of priority for distribution of assets
...
• Equity


Equity itself is divided into several classes. Holders of common stock are last in the line. These are the retail investors at large and/or indirectly through MFs.
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3504
Views: 245061

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

JE Menon wrote:I see the colleague, where's the presenter?

:rotfl: :mrgreen:
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

We are actually jackasses because no one asks the geneticist which genes code for language. When you ask them they will point to linguists/archaeology papers and say 'Language migration has been demonstrated by linguists who tell us that PIE was in steppe and those people moved to India and Iran, c...
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2018 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Probably something to do with the interpolating polynomials chosen when the samples are too few in number. One needs orthogonal bases for a proper fit.
by Vayutuvan
12 May 2018 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

... Honestly I don't think this thread should be publicly accessible at all. There is too much at stake. The enemy cannot, must not know what we know and are thinking. ... There is too much valuable research, expertise, and analysis here (on the part of users like Shiv, Arun Gupta, Nilesh Oak &...
by Vayutuvan
12 May 2018 02:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Has this been paper been linked here? The first horse herders and the impact of early Bronze Age steppe expansions into Asia Abstract The Yamnaya expansions from the western steppe into Europe and Asia during the Early Bronze Age (~3000 BCE) are believed to have brought with them Indo-European langu...
by Vayutuvan
11 Feb 2018 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2504
Views: 395873

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

... 1.36 billion rupees ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, in the latest regulatory setback for the world’s most popular internet search engine. 21 million USD fine is Peanuts! Who knows what algorithm GOOG uses for page rank, hain? Whatever they s...
by Vayutuvan
03 Feb 2018 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

JEM, pappu is a common family name in northern AP, around vishakha.
by Vayutuvan
03 Feb 2018 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

... 2. I doubt if there was cremation 250,000 years ago. But in a hot, moist climate bones don't survive Fire was discovered lot earlier than 250kybp. The time period is between 1.7 to 0.2 mybp but 600 mybp is the consensus time frame. Is there a reason to reject cremation out of hand? Homo erectus...
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 23:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2504
Views: 395873

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

While not underestimating PRC, we should not fall into the trap of overestimating their technological prowess. They certainly are in far better shape than Inida because they have the wherewithal to put money into blue sky projects. I won't write US off that fast though. There is lot of academic free...
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 10:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2504
Views: 395873

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Arjun wrote:Ok lets keep politics off the table if that is how you define it.

If you or anyone else can share statistics on how China is not up to the game in the industries of the future, I am definitely interested!

up to the game compared to India, USA or some other economy
? Metric matters.
by Vayutuvan
30 Jan 2018 10:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2504
Views: 395873

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is true but technology is changing the entire world. we need a strategy on Blockchain,AI and we need to create our own multinationals in every sphere. Look at how Indians are so taken by Facebook, Twitter and {deleted}. AI? Sorry sire. It is going to be a redux of Japan's lost ten years of cha...
by Vayutuvan
20 Jan 2018 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2130
Views: 180043

Re: Understanding the US- Again

There is a more interesting reason. WSJ also published a story of Trump lawyer paying $130,000 hush money in October 2016 to a _pornstar for a 2006 Lake Tahoe rendezvous: Trump Lawyer Arranged $130,000 Payment for Adult-Film Star’s Silence Consensual. So why there is a problem? Oh, I get it. Prostu...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

BCE instead of BC and CE instead of AD is a good suggestion. I ran into this problem while editing an article on wikipedia about sami people of Finland. I changed BC to BCE; then they were reversed by one fellow who seems to be contributing a lot to the page saying that it is annoying. I pointed out...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

A_Gupta wrote:^^^ some public course-work here: https://quizlet.com/77587591/coalescenc ... ash-cards/
"Coalescence Theory and the Genealogy of Genes"

Good sight - good info.
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 02:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

RD, thanks. As I presumed, finding eigenpairs are secondary to Phylogenetics. Mathematicians/physicists/ComputerSci/Computational Sci people can help only in solving once the modeling is done. Interpretation again has to be carried out by the modeling geneticists because they are the ones who know w...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Rudradev, one quick question. Is it possible to exhume bodies (do they even exist) of people from say 25,000 years back at intervals say 1000 years from different locations of interest? Can the divergence/coalescence profile over time be reconstructed? Finding the prinicipal eigenpairs of 25 problem...
by Vayutuvan
06 Jan 2018 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

shiv wrote:The migration was cooked up to lay claim on the language


Excellent.
by Vayutuvan
05 Jan 2018 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

As such 100 people pair wise correlation matrix has 10k entries. Where are you getting 100k from? Unless you are looking at a least squares problem. I re-read agupta's post again. It is block diagonal matrix with 100,000 blocks each of 100x100. The dimension of the matrix is 10million x 10 million....
by Vayutuvan
05 Jan 2018 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Is Amber G around? I think that if I take a sample of the order of a hundred people, and build a correlation matrix between them based on the order of 100,000 parameters (that is the order of number of SNPs compared), then since it is a symmetric matrix it corresponds to a very high dimensional ell...
by Vayutuvan
04 Jan 2018 06:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1962
Views: 251629

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Dipanker wrote:GWOT ... All in all due to its foolishness in fighting GWOT America has dug itself a serious hole.


I thought it is Global Offensive Against Terrorism AKA GOAT. What changed?
by Vayutuvan
04 Jan 2018 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1962
Views: 251629

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

kit wrote:It pays to keep...

saar, please to not quote the whole post and make a two line comment. Thanks.
by Vayutuvan
15 Dec 2017 06:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5064
Views: 317575

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

No. There is no word called "nadistuti" in the Veda, this is just a title given to the sukta. The words in the sukta have been used as river names in N/NW India, although they do not have any such meaning in the Veda. One can only say that "there is a collection of words in this sukt...

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