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IndiChange Campaign-Milaap

Milaap is a not-for-profit micro-financing organization that has helped set up a wonderful platform for hardworking borrowers across India to connect with potential donors across the globe who are willing to make a contribution and take them one step closer to achieving their goals. While it is very similar to RangDe, (where I worked for … Continue reading

Go out and create something!

I came across this beautiful quote this morning, and thought I should share it here. 🙂 “You are the books you read, the films you watch, the music you listen to, the people you meet, the dreams you have, the conversations you engage in. You are what you take from these. You are the sound … Continue reading

Look out for these :)

Last night I got this forward sms from a friend about the 4 ‘looks’ of life or rather the four things you should be looking out for. I liked the sms and thought I’d share the idea here.. 1) Look Back: It’s always important and useful to remind ourselves now and then of where we … Continue reading

The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle is a general observation that most things in life aren’t distributed evenly. The 80-20 rule or Pareto principle as it is known today came about after an Italian economist Vilfred Pareto, made the observation that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. More generally, it can … Continue reading

The ‘Knight’s Tour’ Problem

The ‘Knight’s Tour’ Problem

The Knight tour is a mathematical problem where through a sequence of moves according to the rules of chess, a knight placed on any square, moves across the board visiting each square exactly once. The swiss mathematician, Leonhard Euler is credited with coming up with the first suitable solutions to this problem in the late … Continue reading

A vacation well spent..

The end semester exams for third year were held along with the first years and college closed for the Winter Break only on December 12th. Usually we get a 30-35 day break; whole of december and we get back to college for the next semester after new year day. College was initially scheduled to reopen … Continue reading

Long time, no post :)

I can’t believe its more than a month since my last blog post. I guess october was a busy month with the second internal exams, assignments,  tests and other Project related work. The month went by fast, and though i got down to making 2 post-drafts, i never actually posted them- yes they’re still lying … Continue reading

Man proposes, God disposes!

Our college was closed the whole of last week, since it was Mata Amritanandamayi’s Birthday celebrations in our campus.(She is a spiritual leader, and in India most spiritual leaders are respected and idolised as much as demigods or even Gods sometimes :D). I came home on 24th sept. and since I had 9 full days … Continue reading