Women in Computer Science

By |2019-08-30T20:21:52+00:00March 1st, 2017|Education, Software|

In my CS college in India, the ratio of women to men was 40:60. In the US, the ratio is lower which is more puzzling. It is a difficult problem to solve and here is why. My daughter is in Elementary school and she loves Minecraft. Recently, I was surprised to find out that she did [...]

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Science is not optional

By |2019-07-24T22:17:54+00:00October 3rd, 2015|Education, General|

One issue I have with this entire debate on Climate change is that Science seems to have be regarded as an option. We love when science and technology creates iPhone and Web but not when it tells us something we don't like. It just not Climate Science, Vaccination skeptics, Food cures for Cancer, etc. It [...]

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You can learn anything if you are good at filtering things

By |2019-07-24T17:03:58+00:00September 10th, 2015|Education, General|

When I was growing up in India, access to knowledge was very limited. No public libraries. You had to rely on school libraries, which were not very good, in my case. With the Internet now, that barrier has been broken down. It is easy to access information and also easy to share your knowledge. Searching [...]

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Launching GyanQuest.org – A Curated Educational Resource for Parents

By |2017-07-14T23:21:33+00:00August 4th, 2015|Education|

As Parents, we have struggled to find high quality information. So we are launching GyanQuest.org a site that help you find Learning to Learn resources. Some of the articles so far are Rethinking Education How Design and Architecture can create a magical place Make Awesome things with Maker Camp

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Fortune favors the brave

By |2017-02-05T18:45:54+00:00January 21st, 2014|Education, General, Management|

As someone who is interested in American football, it is always puzzling to see coaches punt or kick a field goal when their team is 4 and short. Sometimes there are valid reasons to do this, but most times they are too conservative or want to take the easy way out. You can't get fired [...]

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