World Moving Towards Mediocrity?

May 9, 2006 at 3:01 pm (Science, Society)

The greats posing for a photographThis is one topic that is troubling me for the last few years. Is the world moving towards mediocrity? Every era had its share of great persons in every field and the process of producing the greats kept on getting accelerated ever since 15th century. People like da Vinci, Newton, Keppler, Bismark, Adam Smith, Shakesphere… kept on arising in various fields and created various fields and revolutionized the entire society. But, do we still produce such greats in our era? Read the rest of this entry »


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The beauty of Computational Science

May 5, 2006 at 8:31 pm (Computing, Science)

Mona Lisa My main interest lies in Computational Science (after all, we dont call astronomy as telescopic science or chemistry as test-tube science, then why do we call the study of computation by the dry word called computer science. We are supposed to study computation and its scientific model and dont bother about the creation of the tool called computer). I'm a die-hard fan of it, ever since I had my first Computational science class in my 8th grade. I believe that one of the greatest human work after fire and wheel lies in the invention of this field. How could I make such a preposturous statement? Read the rest of this entry »

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