Atanu Dey On India's Development

June 27, 2009
by Atanu Dey
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Minsky on Words

Marvin Minsky of MIT is a cognitive scientist and an artificial intelligence pioneer. I recently came acros his 1981 paper on “Music, Mind, and Meaning” which I found informative and profoundly thought provoking. Here’s an extended quote from it, for … Continue reading

June 27, 2009
by Atanu Dey
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The US Empire in Decline

R Vaidyanathan has an interesting piece in expressbuzz cryptically titled “The Lost Horizon of the Emperors.” He takes a very big picture view of what’s happening around the world. Big picture painted rather randomly. He starts off with USA’s decline … Continue reading

June 8, 2009
by Atanu Dey
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Travels

Just a quick personal note. I will be in Mumbai today and tomorrow I will leave for the US. I will be on the east coast for a few days and then on to SF bay area. Bye for now.