Here's another guy who is not all that thrilled with the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program. The Strange Case of One Laptop Per Child is made by Eric Posner, a faculty member at the University of Chicago Law School. Money quote: It takes little insight to see that laptops would be low on the … Continue reading One Snowmobile Per Child
My friend Suhit wrote to me pointing out a site by a guy called Gurudev. One of the posts is titled "Speed of Light explained in Rig Veda". Suhit wondered what I thought of the explanation and so I dutifully went and read that post and replied to Suhit. First, I think Gurudev and I … Continue reading Vedas and the Speed of Light
It makes sense to know a bit of economics, just as it is good to know how to do arithmetic. You don't need to get yourself a PhD in mathematics in some area like topology or Lie groups. You just need to know basic arithmetic so that you can do your everyday figuring by yourself, … Continue reading Does the NREGS Cause Inflation?