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Category Archives: education

5/29/09 / Throng

6:39 PM Why are Indian people such nerds? Seven of eleven winners in the latest Spelling bee were Indian. What I found more interesting were a couple of comments about the event: Argh! As an Indian, I don’t like it at all. What is the point of learning to spell at a freakish level? I [...]

3/04/09 / Habius

11:30 AM I’ve discovered a great site for watching free documentary films. 10:41 AM Immigrants are returning to China and India! (and other places too). From article: Because immigrants are critical to the country’s long-term economic health. Despite the fact that they constitute only 12% of the U.S. population, immigrants have started 52% of Silicon [...]

1/30/09 / 100%

12:49 PM According to this article, based on independent research, Denver is the top city where Americans would like to live. Runners-up were San Diego and Seattle. I’m not surprised at the cities on the bottom: Detroit, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. 9:30 AM Last night I went to a movie screening in Denver, at a small [...]

12/28/08 / Band

2:37 PM How do the socio-economic classes operate?  My answer here. 2:31 PM I’ve never been Weezer’s greatest fan, but their new single is catchy and fun.

11/11/08 / Lucky Brand

3:06 PM I had never heard of Heinrich von Kleist before, and then I found this book at a garage sale.  Right now I’m reading the title story. Kleist had an "unstable and almost schizophrenic personality and his works relect his passionately uncompromising nature and his periodic fits of wild enthusiasm and morose melancholia. He [...]

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