Atanu Dey On India's Development

March 31, 2006
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H L Mencken

I believe that no discovery of fact, however trivial, can be wholly useless to the race, and that no trumpeting of falsehood, however virtuous in intent, can be anything but vicious. I believe that all government is evil, in that … Continue reading

March 21, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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Who am I?

The delightful story told in an earlier post Thoughts Without a Thinker must be followed by the story that Amar was kind enough to point me to on his blog. Go read Tat Tvam Asi (That Thou Art).

March 18, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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The Naming of Parts

Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday, We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning, We shall have what to do after firing. But today, Today we have naming of parts. Japonica

March 15, 2006
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Fragments – 8

SAPIENTIA Keith Hudson of Bath, England, whom we met on this blog, has a Daily Wisdom mailing list. Here is today’s item (#178): Cervantes turned up today on the random page of Wednesday’s dictionary. The author of Don Quixote, the … Continue reading

March 14, 2006
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Holi Hai!

The management wishes everyone a wonderful Holi and lots of color in your life throughout the year. {This is a picture from a wonderful Holi in Nagpur about 10 years ago. My sister Sunu and her son Rahul.}

March 13, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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Teledensity and GDP Growth

My colleague Veer Bothra is the Mobile Pundit. Recently he discussed teledensity and GDP growth where he quoted an email exchange from me on the distinction between correlation and causation. Here it is for the record:

March 11, 2006
by Atanu Dey
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Flat Out Shocked!

Ron Somers, President, United States-India Business Council, writes a letter to NY Times on March 8th, 2006, titled “Thomas Friedman Is Flat Wrong” in response to the NY Times “Letting India in the Club” (Column by Thomas L. Friedman, March … Continue reading