Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction: A Theoretical Analysis And A Review Of The Evidence by Paul E. Meehl My rating: 2 of 5 stars I got the gist of it but in no mood to read something this detailed. It is a good book just not meant for me. At chapter 5 I realized that it … Continue reading Clinical Versus Statistical Prediction – Paul E. Meehl
If I had to gift something to a very curious child, I cannot think of a more appropriate gift than this book. From wheels, pulleys, zippers, engines to the touchscreen, smartphones, 3D printers and drones, this book has them all illustrated and explained.
I do not usually have many rules but for social Media I do have some that I keep reminding myself of and which I wish I knew right from the start: 1. Someone who knows you only through social media knows only your projection, not you. Turns out our own aspirations, biases, insecurities among others … Continue reading Things I wish we all knew before starting to use social media
A metaphor is a figure of speech. Metaphors are the spices to a good biryani. (note: I just used a metaphor).
No matter which society or civilization we look at, progress/big changes have always stemmed from having rallied people behind a cause/system/individual/group of individuals. The causes in themselves might be controversial; Sometimes motivated by selfishness, self-righteousness, stereotypes, and animosity. So what makes it work then? How do certain individuals/group of individuals get the rest to rally behind their ideas … Continue reading #7 The meaning of “Rhetoric”
It is fairly easy to set up a business in Mauritius. The procedures are pretty straightforward and a lot of things can be done online. Below is a compilation of best practices that I recommend based on what I know and have experienced.
Franz Kafka's stories all shared a particular characteristic "the main character is aloof, kind of a prisoner of his circular reasoning. Procedures are bewilderingly long, complex and the laws and rules governing the procedures are confusing/unknown/unclear. This particular characteristic is what gave birth to the term "Kafkaesque". Below are some interesting elements about the history of … Continue reading #4 The meaning of “Kafkaesque”