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by ArjunPandit
22 Apr 2019 20:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5389
Views: 429074

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

there is a lot of social media campaigning going on SM about save jet airways, financial and other things aside, I feel bad for the employees and families. Know a couple of them myself. such is life
by ArjunPandit
17 Apr 2019 17:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183918

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

coming to nirbhay missile, could it be a precursor to a system that delivers payload like a mothership and comes back..a different kind of missile/drone perhaps?
by ArjunPandit
16 Apr 2019 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 1564
Views: 113566

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/shashi-tharoor-suffers-head-injury-in-thiruvananthapuram-5676214/ looks like God is also involved in Indian politics .. :mrgreen: .. Reminds me of the incident of a ceiling fan falling on Laloo's head in 2014 (a case of the fan hitting the $hyte rather than t...
by ArjunPandit
16 Apr 2019 15:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183918

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

AdityaM wrote:
Karthik S wrote:Who are OSINT experts?

everyone now-a-days

:rotfl: :rotfl:
schied, AIm and vipin narangi are the ones comes to my mind.
Does ghafoora get counted in this list? He's quite open in admitting allah is on their side
by ArjunPandit
16 Apr 2019 14:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 13085

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

I think posting rights should be earned in a harder way. A BRF_IIT or BRA-KAAVA mandatory for everyone once every year
by ArjunPandit
16 Apr 2019 03:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183918

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

you deserve a perma ban for that. On mobile it took few secs to figure out that Sarcastic or not, your post Mihir is stupid and self-serving. Linking it to generate traffic to your twitter account is also childish. Lots of people worked tirelessly to make this work. Your art work and analysis (if y...
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 13085

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

philip sir pls dont masquerade as barath :P.
In case you're not philip, then please read previous threads. Every excuse in favor of T90 has been debunked on this forums in previous threads. Not sure whats the logic
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 22:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 726
Views: 183918

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Mihir wrote:My expert assessment of publicly available imagery from the Nirbhay missile trial shows evidence of a spectacular failure.

you deserve a perma ban for that. On mobile it took few secs to figure out that
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 22:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Hire Freelance Linux System Administrator
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: Hire Freelance Linux System Administrator

^^this marketing is a first time in my stint over here.
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 21:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2977
Views: 382950

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I have been saying that modi knows nation is not prepared for a full blown war. Saw one of his interviews eons back, in which he said light will not come and all that. You know very well, a decade of inaction can't be wished away with our bureaucracy. It is being undone but it will take time. I am c...
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 21:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

^^^ LIGO took 13 years to detect the first gravitational waves. As I said here, it was being estimated that the upgrade of LIGO will make it so that we may detect 1 every week or so..(After LIGO india comes on line it may be a daily event).. Anyway .. The upgraded LIGO has just detected two likely ...
by ArjunPandit
15 Apr 2019 19:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 2851
Views: 532766

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Fanne, AWACS provides coverage against low flying targets which the average ground based radar, until and unless its mast mounted, does not and cannot. Furthermore they are limited by the horizon. It's not a small advantage but a decisive one. Also AWACS us essential to protect our low flying strik...
by ArjunPandit
12 Apr 2019 15:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Just to highlight why blackholes are key to better understanding of world 1. We have a reasonable understanding of how large masses work, i.e., the forces of gravity 2. we have identified the manifestations of the workings at very small scale, i.e., quantum mechanics, and associated models like stan...
by ArjunPandit
12 Apr 2019 00:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Now with this small thing, I am a bit excited, because using multiple micro-satellites like astrosat India can accomplish quite a lot of things. We already have MoM.
by ArjunPandit
11 Apr 2019 14:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538684

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

From the look of it, it appears there is a school running in that place. Do they really expect us to believe that? Let us say it is true. What would have happened? Pakistan would have taken every diplomat in Islummabad and every Journalist in Pakistan and shown it. Why? To tell the whole world how ...
by ArjunPandit
11 Apr 2019 14:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Thanks Amber G, now why did we focus on M87 and not the one in our own galaxy? I see two factors at play size of black hole and distance from earth. I would expect distance to play a bigger factor as intensity varies by inverse square of distance and luminosity would be linear. M87: ~55Mn from earth...
by ArjunPandit
11 Apr 2019 02:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Why it is not symmetric?
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 19:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Image

first Image of blackhole
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 17:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 538684

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

To summarize on Balakot porkies have lost 1. 200+ Jihadies 2. 1 F16, (others in other strikes) 3. 5-6 AMRAAMs 4. At least 2-3 Drones 5. belief that PAF will be able to defend, as they can't penetrate in india 6. Through ASAT that they can deliver nukes to India (operational BMD) 7. Their nukes, OK t...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 15:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7082

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

https://yourstory.com/2019/04/startups-monitoring-india-health-machine-learning Delighted to see some work being done here...during one of my searches http://www.cse.iitd.ernet.in/~mausam/ https://tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/technology/ibm-and-iit-delhi-collaborate-for-ai-research/6687063...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 15:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Unemployment is back
My biggest concern is that all of these people have woken up in last 5 years claiming that data is being messed around, when they knew all the historical data was near garbage...
@suraj san, Did we ever delve deeper into the unemployment data.
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 15:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.livemint.com/politics/policy/imf-cuts-india-gdp-growth-forecast-to-7-3-for-2019-20-1554813422935.html how much is the cut 7.4% to 7.3% while the numbers may have huge implications, given the inefficiencies in the system and with forecasts. I will not make that a headline. I would read th...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 14:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1748
Views: 91539

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

not that it helps a beginner like me but as a meme based on new golmal says like "samajh nahin aaaya but sunke acha laga". BTW yes you are right. I developed a disdain for mathematics as intellectual orgasms only to realize it later. 1. Einstein had mathematics worked out by Riemann 2. Wha...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 14:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

NASA Demos CubeSat Laser Communications Capability https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7371 1. Remember I had asked a brief question about interplanetary communications. I think this will have applications there 2. why is it a packet and not a beam. WOnt a packet necesitate an alignment ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 04:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

NASA Demos CubeSat Laser Communications Capability https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7371 1. Remember I had asked a brief question about interplanetary communications. I think this will have applications there 2. why is it a packet and not a beam. WOnt a packet necesitate an alignment o...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 04:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 151
Views: 7082

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

Based on my limited experience with this field in industry (yet to go through the India's AI policy), but still 1. There's a lot of old wine in new bottle. People are overselling a lot of stuff that used to pass as analytics in past 2. the maturity of many areas, esp text/NLP etc is not yet there in...
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2461
Views: 73759

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Is the image of Blackhole out yet?
by ArjunPandit
10 Apr 2019 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Is BRF a place for STEM type technical discussion? Should it enable/encourages this type of discussion?
Replies: 14
Views: 729

Re: Is BRF a place for STEM type technical discussion? Should it enable/encourages this type of discussion?

^^^ Surajji - I already answered your question (about purpose) in my intro. But you raise a good point about Physics and Maths thread - Do you (and other brfites) enjoy/participate in those kind of threads? Are such threads good or bad for BRF? Should such thread continue, become more active or dis...
by ArjunPandit
09 Apr 2019 19:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95419

Re: Indian ASAT Test

^^my definition of CT is very simple, if it runs against the govt (my fav) narrative ;-). So it was my definition. Coming to this, there's no Indian govt narrative. Orbits are not traffic in jaipur that anyone can come from any side anytime and then escape by saying "o saab, galti ho gai. Here ...
by ArjunPandit
09 Apr 2019 18:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 855
Views: 95419

Re: Indian ASAT Test

RISAT as I heard it was taken out by a Chinese kiss-vehicle (KV): it came up nearly alongside and then boom. I think this was the "co-orbit" thing mentioned either in DRDO report or elsewhere. If it was an ASAT missile it would have been a big news item I think. IOW no great closing veloc...
by ArjunPandit
09 Apr 2019 14:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: BR Maths Corner-1
Replies: 1748
Views: 91539

Re: BR Maths Corner-1

Arjunji - First - Like a few earlier times - my post was posted on April 1 - so a few points.. 1. you completely got me. Your posts are always of serious nature so i dismissed the april 1 thing, even though i saw it later 2. I did see on wiki that the results astonishingly close to integers 3. what...
by ArjunPandit
08 Apr 2019 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 936
Views: 45546

Re: BR Forum Feedback

pralay wrote:If you were talking about only forum posts, then we dont need graph
I thought we were thinking about building knowledge-base of 'people of interest' around the world and their activities and inclinations.

so is there anything that can be done? are there any plans and interest around it?
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2019 05:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Yes PMI is a monthly survey, covering questions about hiring, inventory and other management indices, reported as an up/down index. Markit is one of the leaders in PMI reporting . continuing from the above post, what worries me from the link above is https://cdn.ihs.com/www/pdf/PMI-Brochure-Nov17.p...
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2019 05:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Another thing to note is that majority of the economic activity in our country is done by small informal sector. I doubt any economic survey can incorporate that. Folks in IES under MoF have woken up to this concern ever since modi asked this question in one of the meetings.
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2019 04:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Possibly , but in statistical terms it is a blip - 52.0 is still ‘strong expansion’ territory Correct me if wrong, as i understand the PMI is a set of questions which are answered by people from different sectors,is it possible to define what it means if the PMI is say from 50 to 51 or 51 to 52 so ...
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2019 04:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2970
Views: 508360

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

PMI of 52 is a 6 month low ? Worse things could happen . The ADO 2019 report also lists Asian PMI data over the past few years - it’s clear many major economies have a choppy or decelerating trend but India reported only one negative perish in the immediate aftermath of DeMo. might have to do with ...
by ArjunPandit
06 Apr 2019 03:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 936
Views: 45546

Re: BR Forum Feedback

1. Sure Suraj! will keep that in mind 2. I am genuinely asking, for other folks, but how is one supposed to know when a. the forum guidelines dont exist b. the description in reporting says, "this is a message to mods" 3. Unfortunately, if 2200 posts and more than 2 years havent given me t...

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