Atanu Dey On India's Development

February 25, 2009
by Atanu Dey
7 Comments

Slumlord Billionaire

There’s an interesting news article in the Times of India, “Congress counts 8 Oscars as part of UPA `achievements’” (Hat tip: Sudipta Chatterjee.) Keen to be part of the euphoric `Slumdog’ bandwagon, Congress has counted the eight Oscars as part … Continue reading

February 19, 2009
by Atanu Dey
11 Comments

Who agree with Darwinian evolution

Here’s a graph from the Pew Research Center which shows the percentage of people of various religious backgrounds (living in the US) who agree that evolution is the best explanation for the origin of human life on earth.

February 17, 2009
by Atanu Dey
6 Comments

Vodafone Blocks MyToday

MyToday is a set of opt-in SMS services from our company, Netcore. MyToday has around 3.8 million subscribers. Since you cannot receive the SMSs from MyToday without first sending an SMS to MyToday requesting the service, you cannot get spammed. … Continue reading

February 12, 2009
by Atanu Dey
2 Comments

A bit of piano music

This six-year old, Ethan Bortnick, is pretty astounding. The world has 6+ billion people. Even six-sigmas away from the mean, you are likely to find a pretty huge number of extremely extraordinary people. Makes you wonder how many don’t have … Continue reading