Monthly Archives: October 2010

On The Awesome Land Of Tor’BleDnaM..

Benoit Mandelbrot A Tribute: Benoit Mandelbrot Developer of fractal geometry dies at 85 in Mass. The Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Benoit Mandelbrot (ben-WAH’ MAN’-dul-braht), a well-known mathematician who was largely responsible for developing the field of fractal geometry, … Continue reading

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The Genesis of Chakravyuh

Reproduced with (I hope 😀 ) the blessings of my quizzing seniors at the BCQC is the story of how one of India’s finest  open general quizzes started off.I was lucky to be studying in COEP the years 1999-2003 and … Continue reading

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The Top 3 things on my mind this 9th October

Numero Un: 1st October was Nigeria’s 50th Independance anniversary Deux: 2nd October was Gandhiji’s 142nd Birth Anniversary Trois: 3-4th October: I was bitten by a mosquito, I think in Burkina (but I cannot be sure of this), subsequently travelled to … Continue reading

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