Friday, October 26, 2007

Gujarat Pogroms Exposed in India

A detailed expose of the deliberate machinations of state terror in the Gujarat riots in 2002. They expose the conspirators, rioters, the role of the police, and the complicity of the state government. It is very clear that the Indian State of Gujarat, its administrative machinery and political masters masterminded this atrocity.

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Sunday, October 21, 2007

James Watson Vs. Howard Gardner - What Does Intelligence Mean?

In fact the real debate about intelligence has to do with far more than some misconceived remarks made by an elderly Nobel prize winner for physiology and medicine. It has to do with the general view of intelligence in our society.

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Bobby Jindal Elected Governor of Louisiana

Piyush "Bobby" Jindal also capitalized on support from the Indian-American community, who cut across party lines to support someone they saw as embodying their political aspirations.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Indian Stock Markets Suspended As Market Crashes

The international investment community may get scared off India in particular and emerging markets in general by such a move.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

That Pointer Thing

The Woman, the Witch and the Goddess

This story is both old and new, traditional and modern. The scapegoating, finger-pointing and name-calling of those who are different, those who threaten the social order, those who happen to have a female face.

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Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Burma Needs To Fight For Its Own Freedom

You know what will work or rather the only thing that can work? A full fledged revolution! An internal revolution, which needs litres of blood to be shed and hundreds and thousands to die.

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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

The "Real" World is Changing into the 24/7 Virtual Universe

My dad lived in a 9 to 5 world. I probably live in a 12/12 worlds. Most of the “now generation” lives 24/7. even when they are supposedly sleeping, their computers are on, downloading stuff and their Blackberries and Communicators are” pushing” stuff in. Does that take a toll?

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Book Review: The LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Idea Book

Mindstorms NXT represents the most accessible robotics kit available in the market today and the source of many hours of creative fun. It also has an array of excellent online documentation from a variety of sources. There is copious online help built into NXT-G as well.

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