Release the CBI tapes to the Public Domain

"The CBI on Monday told the Supreme Court (SC) that it has in its possession 5,851 call recordings, many of them 30-40 minutes long, of corporate lobbyist Nira Radia with various people," says DNA. I propose that these recordings be published on the web immediately. Why? Check this out. The investigating agency, which admitted for … Continue reading Release the CBI tapes to the Public Domain

Being PC to the Point of Idiocy

I got to know of a seminar today at UC Berkeley. "Bioengineering Advances for Economically Disadvantaged Societies" by Prof Boris Rubinsky. The title of the talk bugs me no end. In what way is "economically disadvantaged" an improvement on the plain English word "poor"? Are the people who try to avoid simple English in talking … Continue reading Being PC to the Point of Idiocy