I am no Euclid or Ramanujan but the mathematician in me was flabbergasted. What on earth did I just hear?! Me: Noo, that can't be. They are the same value, 1! B: First of all, tell me what is the importance of scientific notation? Me: (some shitty answer about increased readability, easier comparison blah blah) … Continue reading “In physics, 1, 1.0 and 1.00 are completely different.”
Month: April 2016
The Monday after our trek was awful. I could barely move my feet. Limbs had lost all power of locomotion and I was dead exhausted. I checked with the other girls and most of them were working from home too (duh!). Contrary to my expectations, mom did not blast me when she discovered the "night" aspect of … Continue reading “We don’t own the next second; the next second owns us.”
Long weekend. Ugadi done and dusted. Nothing left to do. Clearly, we all needed a getaway. The planning began. One day or two days? Overnight stay? Mode of transport? How many are in? Where do we go? After going through an extensive list of potential trip destinations, we zeroed in on Kunti Betta in Pandavpura. … Continue reading “This is group picture number 71?”
Bus journeys are not so monotonous anymore. It has turned out to be my slumber time. I usually set an alarm and wake up two or three stops prior to my destination. Totes win-win. Tuesday had other plans for me. I met Aprameya in the bus, we got talking. Apparently he stayed back in college … Continue reading Another week gone by
Waking up at 6AM on a Sunday?! Are you kidding me? This is how I'd have responded under normal circumstances, but the long impending Cycle Day plan had to be put into action. So on 27th, despite being sleep-deprived the whole week, we decided to attend the Cycle Day at Malleshwaram. Rosh, Gaja, Mahesh and … Continue reading Festival of faith?