The geek renaissance

Another one of the guest post. One of the closest friends of mine. We share the same interest in books, games, football, sarcasm and in general the geekdom. What I wasn't a part of until I watched 'Black Panther' was superhero fandom. So this is his post, appreciating all the geekiness in the world... It … Continue reading The geek renaissance

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Guest Post: Conquering English

This is first of hopefully many guest posts on this blog. The writer is a classmate and a good friend of mine here at IIT. Many of our batchmates here are either apathetic towards learning English or downright scared of it. While discussing it over a cup of tea in the MMM canteen, we came … Continue reading Guest Post: Conquering English

´╗┐Creativity

This one is going to be a serious post where I describe and discuss an experience very critically. I would like you all to join the discussion in the comments down below. A session was conducted by my dad in this year's Bridge Course. Bridge Course is a crash course for students who have recently … Continue reading ´╗┐Creativity

Auxiliary skills for the students of earth sciences (AKA stuff your prof asks you to do on field)

After a well deserved (!) hiatus of however many months, I thought of resuming the blog with something which can pass as both enlightening and humorous. I hope you like it. For a bit of a background, I have an undergraduate degree in Geology and currently, I am a grad student in Geophysics. Both these … Continue reading Auxiliary skills for the students of earth sciences (AKA stuff your prof asks you to do on field)

Elphinstone stampede

In the unfortunate incident that took place in the morning of 29th September, 22 citizens lost their lives with many more injured with varying degrees of severity. My thoughts to all the mournful families affected by this tragedy. This by no means is the largest man made disaster to hit the city in the recent … Continue reading Elphinstone stampede

Tools For a Research Project Part III: Motivation

Haven't read previous parts yet? Find them here: Part I: Literature Review Part II: Writing This is the last part of my 'Tools for a Research Project' series for now. This post is not about tools which are strictly necessary when it comes to research. But research is not a cup of tea of everyone. … Continue reading Tools For a Research Project Part III: Motivation

Tools for a Research Project Part II: Writing

Haven't read Part I yet? Click here. Microsoft Word Everyone knows at least some features of the MS word. But I will only discuss those which people often overlook and make a mess out of their documents. latest versions of MS Word have built in functionality of adding a list of tables, list of figures, … Continue reading Tools for a Research Project Part II: Writing

Tools for a Research Project – Part I: Literature Review

If you are masters student like me, chances are that you will be asked to do a lot of research based assignments and projects. The most important of the lot will be your masters' thesis. You will be expected to pick a topic and conduct independent research under the guidance of a supervisor(s). The simple … Continue reading Tools for a Research Project – Part I: Literature Review

Philosophy of Sunday Sessions

What is the urge to explore the unknown, proverbial cause of death for cats and name of a recent Mars rover sent by NASA? The answer is 'Curiosity'. Curiosity is the want to have more knowledge about something which you feel you don't know enough already. If you were growing up at the same time … Continue reading Philosophy of Sunday Sessions

Tailor made Perception

Online shopping has become a very natural phenomena these days. It is perfectly normal to walk through an apparels shop and remember the clothes you like, try out your sizes and order them online later. Or tour a bookshop, gaze through the shelves, read the blurbs of the books you might like, take down their … Continue reading Tailor made Perception