Atanu Dey On India's Development

July 31, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Rain in Pune

It has been raining since morning. My plans of going to Mumbai have been rained upon. The picture above is taken from Shrikant and Ranjani’s home.

July 26, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Bush Phone Home

I make no representations about the authenticity of the picture above. Any idiot can doctor up a photo these days. Even then, it is funny. Kind of goes with the image that one has of the prime chimp President of … Continue reading

July 21, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Google Moon

So if you are all done with Google Earth, it is time to see Google Moon. Those guys at Google do have a sense of humor. See the moon at max maginification. Don’t forget to visit the Google Moon Help … Continue reading

July 14, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Fixing the holes

I continue to fix the holes created by the move to wordpress. While doing that, I come across bits that I like and put them in the “My favorite bits” category. For instance, here is The Buddha’s Sermon on Economics. … Continue reading

July 13, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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A Set of Useful Tools

Bertrand Russell considered the basic purpose of education to be the “formation, by means of instruction, of certain mental habits and a certain outlook on life and the world.” I believe there is a small set of very powerful tools, … Continue reading

July 13, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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IGT Education: Reader comment

A reader, “P”, wrote in response to my “intergenerational transfer model for education” and said: I came across your blog and the intergenerational model. I thought it was brilliant. My only concern was to do with making graduates realize that … Continue reading

July 10, 2005
by Atanu Dey
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Trading Freedom for Security

In connection with the London bombings, came across this at Phoenix Muses: Jihad al-Khazen, an op-ed columnist for the London-based pan-Arab Al-Hayat newspaper, wrote: “Such criminal terror acts prove that no measure is enough to fight terrorism. “Actions that governments … Continue reading