Decisions. I have yet to come across a good definition of life, but "a series of choices and decisions" would not be inaccurate. Come to think of it, isn't that what we do every second of our lives. Which restaurant do we go to? Should I talk to that girl? Is it okay to fart … Continue reading Taking Decisions: The “Half-empty” way
This is a fruit fly, scientific name, Drosophila melanogaster. Every year, thousands of scientists across the globe, spend millions of dollars and man hours studying this fascinating creature. I happen to be one of them. More specifically, I wish to study motivation and decision-making in these creatures and hope to, one day, be able to … Continue reading A case for philosophy
Of all the human qualities celebrated by the society, the one quality that excites, attracts and intrigues people the most is mental acumen. No matter what people say, there is something weirdly charming about a person whose brain works faster than the rest of us, who can do calculations and reach at an answer faster … Continue reading On a new definition of smartness
One of the major adjustments that one has to make while visiting a new country is to get accustomed to the new currency. Depending on the exchange rate that your currency has with respect to the currency of the country you are visiting, you might end up spending too much or too little. If you … Continue reading Foreign Exchange : Too expensive or too cheap?