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by Vayutuvan
16 Jun 2019 08:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1759
Views: 97155

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Amber G. wrote:Vayutuvan - thanks.

Welcome sire. Let us revive this dhaga and the fizziks one from fizzling out.
by Vayutuvan
16 Jun 2019 07:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: G.I.A.N. program: Global Initiative Of Academic Networks
Replies: 30
Views: 2555

Re: G.I.A.N. program: Global Initiative Of Academic Networks

यस्यनास्ति सवयं प्रज्ञा, GIAN'm तस्य करोति किम? लोचनाभ्याम विहिनस्य दर्पणम् किम करस्यति? Saar, that presupposes that people are born with native intelligence which is antithetical to the idea that people can be taught, if not higher mathematics of Grothendieck, at least the L'Hospital's rule; if no...
by Vayutuvan
16 Jun 2019 07:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: G.I.A.N. program: Global Initiative Of Academic Networks
Replies: 30
Views: 2555

Re: G.I.A.N. program: Global Initiative Of Academic Networks

UlanBatori wrote:That and saying "LOppiTHaal" like Inspecteur Clouseau. Can't recall why they actually gave me 50/100 or whatever was needed for Pass.


UB ji, this small tidbit might amuse you to no end.

L'Hospital's rule was not discovered by L'hospital. He paid somebody to name it after him.
by Vayutuvan
16 Jun 2019 03:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 344
Views: 35014

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Anujan wrote: India can start out by explicitly stating its security objective. The most immediate threat is from Pakistan. But Indians do not want to articulate it as official policy because we are brothers onlee.


PM Modi ji did say something to this effect just before Balakot strikes.
by Vayutuvan
26 May 2019 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94307

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

hnair wrote:... snip lots of mallu stan specific content ...


Need of the hour is a keral, Bangalore specific dhaga, hain ji?!
by Vayutuvan
26 May 2019 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 94307

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

... Using my own non scientific ..., had said TN, AP, KN, ... "cowbelt", "naarthies", "casteist BJP etc". And this would reflect in voting. ... BJP Govt needs to look ... Karan M ji, "cowbelt" is a pejorative invented by TN folks. it's etymology is from "...
by Vayutuvan
26 May 2019 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019
Replies: 49
Views: 12335

Re: Poll thread on Indian General Election 2019

why is it running till July xx, 2019? it is nice though that I found it today and voted for Modi ji.
by Vayutuvan
22 May 2019 05:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

My long term quest has been how to give ordinary folks, non-scientist, non-Math, non-engineering folks, the means to evaluate ideas for themselves, so I would like to avoid technical words as far as possible. Hence, avoiding contingent truth, etc. I hope that doesn't make it too simple so as to los...
by Vayutuvan
22 May 2019 05:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ramana wrote:Vayutuan ,
Kellyanne Conway calls it Situational Truth.

She messed up the wording - she said "alternate facts" and got trolled.
by Vayutuvan
22 May 2019 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

hnair wrote:India’s fairly decent election process...


Only "fairly decent"? aah, got it. We need Jimmy Carter to certify that they are better than "fairly decent".
by Vayutuvan
22 May 2019 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

You always have to ask of any media source: - who is pushing this information as factual? ... Please look up "contingent truth" in Modal Logic Wikipedia page. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modal_logic#The_ontology_of_possibility In the most common interpretation of modal logic, one consid...
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2019 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Many think of themselves as part of the Anglosphere, and expect fair treatment from it. Not really. Many fall for the "brand name". It is not too dissimilar to hankering for a degree, any degree, from an Ivy or an Oxbridge. If that is too hard, then "hidden ivy" or INSEAD/Imperi...
by Vayutuvan
21 May 2019 06:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:Can expect NRIs to be a force multiplier and file additional charges etc, but not be the primary driver.


Yes, correct. NRIs do not have that kind of pull in the US. More over they are a divided lot when it comes to NYT/WaPo. Many think that these rags are neutral.
by Vayutuvan
20 May 2019 00:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I have serious doubts about Naidu's political acumen. The only time he seems to have won (if I am not mistaken) is hanging at the coat tails of first Vajpayee and then Modi and then dumping them. He rose after enacting a coup in TDP. He backstabbed his own Father-in-Law NTR. He was a Sanjay Gandhi ...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Mort Walker wrote:
KKji,

Glad to see you back after such a long time.


moi also glad. but who is this KKji? there are several who fit that acronym. I am miffed though that moi is getting mixed up with those handles. in anycase, let us revive very fine time measurements in physics dhaga. :P
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:
Vayutuvan wrote:
Mr. Dhume and the late Ms. Gauri Lankesh were dating at one time, IIRC. The former wrote an eulogy for the latter a day after she was murdered.


mixing up chidanand rajghatta with dhume


hmm. they, those MSM, all look the same. sorry wonlee.
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472322

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

... He’s married to Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow at the CFR in DC. A south Asia “expert”. Thankfully Orange-uran doesn’t give a hoot about such people and is into real power politics. Mr. Dhume and the late Ms. Gauri Lankesh were dating at one time, IIRC. The former wrote an eulogy for the latter a ...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 06:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298444

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Lalmohan wrote:no it isnt, its raising the question of who gets to decide what is acceptable


Age old question for which we are not going to find the answer anytime soon. Neither totalitarianism nor The Church is the answer. neti neti.
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 05:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298444

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Oh yeah without any question. Others take over small cities, field their candidates, and start driving their agendas. Three examples - Ms. Alexandria Occassio-Cortez (Puertorican moved to NYC), Ms. Ilhan Omar (naturalized citizen of Somalian origin), and Ms. Tlaib (naturalized citizen of Palestinia...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298444

Re: Understanding the US - Again

desire not to seek confrontation even for legitimate issues is a indic failing. others would not shy away from demanding halal or kosher food or permits to celebrate their festivals. This particular padyamu from sumati shatakamu is gaining lot of currency of late on many of MA groups and friends' c...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 02:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16002

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Current state of AI/NN/ML chips. https://www.hpcwire.com/2019/05/14/deep-learning-competitors-stalk-nvidia/ ... First, Intel researchers claimed a new deep learning record for image classification on the ResNet-50 convolutional neural network. Separately, Israeli AI chip startup Hailo.ai released a ...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 02:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16002

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

NRao wrote:Anyone can use Google's AutoML Translation and train it to their heart's content. In *any* language.

NRao ji, a corpus is required. Moreover, domain expertise is the bare minimum requirement to use any advanced - hardware or software - tool.
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 01:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3741
Views: 217399

Re: Indian Education System

The following might be of interest to students preparing for IIT JEE. Study aids for JEE By Welina Farah, MIT Open Learning This month, students across India are prepping for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE), a two-part rigorous and thorough national-level standardized test for future engineers. Twice ...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 01:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1759
Views: 97155

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

... If Riemann Hypothesis is proven many other math problems will find a solution. Most believe the hypothesis is correct but rigorous proof has not been given yet. Though people, using computers, have checked for very very high numbers and found the hypothesis to be correct. ... No one has been ab...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 00:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1759
Views: 97155

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

what do these numbers mean in real world. .. ... 100 years or so ago, Electrical Engineers started using "imaginary numbers", say in measuring impedance and they found a "practical use"... Following up on AmbgerG ji's reply, something as basic (for us now) as negative numbers we...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 00:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16002

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

you mean him?? https://www.jnu.ac.in/faculty/gnjha/ He is a Computational Linguistics man. His group is also doing building a corpus of texts in different languages which can be used to train translators. No data, no training. The larger the dataset, both positive examples and negative examples, th...
by Vayutuvan
19 May 2019 00:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 264
Views: 16002

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

This might be of interest to people in this thread. CCC offers 20 year roadmap (USA) May 14, 2019 Artificial Intelligence in all its guises has captured much of the conversation in HPC and general computing today. The White House, DARPA, IARPA, and Department of Energy all have issued strategies or ...
by Vayutuvan
18 May 2019 23:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1073
Views: 132512

Re: Indian IT Industry

Nvidia Claims 6000x Speed-Up for Stock Trading Backtest Benchmark

This technology has other uses too, especially in MCMC.
by Vayutuvan
25 Feb 2019 13:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169244

Re: Pulwama Attack

Katare wrote:What makes you think I didn’t?

"hope and pray" is :mrgreen: :rotfl: dead give away. :twisted:
by Vayutuvan
18 Feb 2019 12:54
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 169244

Re: Pulwama Attack

From a few MSM news in US: Pakistan's flag is Google's top result for 'the best toilet paper in the world.' Here's why (they mention Pulwama) If you’re searching Google for “the best toilet paper in the world,” you won’t come across Charmin or Angel Soft. The top result: the green and white nationa...
by Vayutuvan
12 Feb 2019 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298444

Re: Understanding the US - Again

one of the reason is the high cost of malpractice insurance that doctors and hospitals have to buy. reason being courts and juries quick to side with alleged victims and giving them huge compensation. the courts are pretty swift there and no much backlog then ofcourse the pharma cos are as cozy in ...
by Vayutuvan
10 Feb 2019 10:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 268893

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Rahul M wrote:
Haridas wrote:I watched URI in Kolkata theater (Dumdum park), 4 days ago.
Audience clapped in joy four different times, including the end.

which one ? used to live in dumdum once upon a time.


intl. airport? my yaschika SLR was destroyed by folks at the airport.
by Vayutuvan
09 Jan 2019 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2103
Views: 287426

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

yagnasri, same with israel founding fathers. they did encourage people to fight on the side of the British to learn war tactics and strategy. IDF was peopled from groups which terrorized the British during the Palestine mandate.
by Vayutuvan
22 Nov 2018 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298444

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: 2903
Views: 298444

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: 2903
Views: 298444

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: 2387
Views: 175253

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: 2903
Views: 298444

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: 2903
Views: 298444

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: 2903
Views: 298444

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.

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