Accordion, Vivaldi, and Sand Animation

And now for something entirely different. Accordion, Vivaldi, and Sand Animation. Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons has been a favorite piece of Western classical since I was in school. I hardly get to listen to it these days. Today I came across this amazing kid playing a bit of it on his accordion. It is … Continue reading Accordion, Vivaldi, and Sand Animation

A Tale of Two Countries — Part 3

{Previously, Part 1 and Part 2.} Economic development – the main concern of this blog – is neither impossible nor inevitable. India, most unfortunately for the hundreds of millions of Indians who live lives of desperate poverty, is finding it nearly impossible to achieve any meaningful measure of development. Only in comparison to its own … Continue reading A Tale of Two Countries — Part 3