Traversing The Rabbit Hole

Today, my topic of discussion is ‘Simulated Reality’ which is commonly addressed as the question of ‘Are we living in a simulation’ of probably some advanced civilizations that were able to reach posthumanity? Thanks for the Recode conference event which had Elon Musk in their hot seat, for evoking this deepest thought I had since ...

The Unknown unknown

09. March 2016 Books 0
The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb was one of those books I had been longing to read, after being recommended by one of my teachers. And hence, it was after I ordered the book that I looked for its reviews. It seemed like Nicholas Taleb completely failed to delight the reviewers and critics. Most reviewers ...

The Badass Scientist

24. February 2016 Books 3
When I picked up the title ‘Einstein: His Life and Universe’, a 700 page biography by Walter Isaacson, I knew it was not going to be an easy weekend read. And yes it took me more than a week to finish it. The last time I read a Walter Isaacson book was when I came ...