Indiblogger, the network for Indian blogs and bloggers, has recently shuttered its doors. The automated materials stay on, but the folks behind this labor of love, are gone. This provokes some thoughts on why I blog (or not), what happened to the blogosphere in the fifteen years I have been blogging, and whether I should continue blogging or not. In other words, a personal rant! Continue reading Indiblogger Closes Shop: Another Nail in the Coffin for Blogging?
Guest Post by Andrea Estrada A vegan diet is becoming more popular every year, so much so that vegan food delivery in Toronto is becoming a great deal more common than it used to be. Indeed, so many people have become vegan in the past decade that it has become a movement that is starting to take on a life of its own, something that … Continue reading How to Stay Healthy on a Vegan Diet
Disclaimer: Contains graphic depictions of death and brutality, unfortunatley, all of which is based on truth. There are pictures and accounts of the genocide perpetrated on the Cambodian people by the despotic rule of the Khmer Rouge, under the administration of the Angkar, with Pol Pot’s at the helm
My thoughts on how the last few moments of an old film, “Look who’s back” left me quite stirred. The movie is a satire based on a novel by the same name, the premise of which is the aftermath of a cosmic cross-connection due to which Hitler is transmitted to the 2014 world. Continue reading “I can work with this.” Thoughts on the satirical comedy “Look who’s back”
Guest Post; may contain affiliate links. Everyone knows that medical students are dirt poor, and I took out loans just like everyone else did. I needed loans to cover tuition as well as living costs. I lived relatively frugally but I also wanted to travel and have a good time. Put simply, available cash wasn’t exactly abundant for me then, and I still found a … Continue reading Make Money on the Side While You’re in School
OK. So, I have not blogged twice in such quick succession in a long long time… that can only mean one thing: I am procrastinating on a deadline! Anyway, that apart, a few things happened over the past few days which prompted me to write this post. So, to start with, this is basically a “crib post”, the TL;DR version being: Docplexus is a social … Continue reading Docplexus and the Dicey Email Spam
A couple of months back, my institute hosted a group of scientists from the University of Brighton and Emory University, who had come over to explore the possibilities of collaborating on a research project on enteric fever and its environmental, behavioral and biological determinants. We spent a couple of days trampling through the alleys of Kolkata slums, exploring potential areas to test for the presence … Continue reading Remembering Prof. Huw Taylor