The GitHub experience

On why I moved from Kirby and chose to build a static site with Hugo

A guide to living in the present

Examining what really works when it comes to living fully and blissfully in the present moment.

In random conversations with farmers

A drive out to the Indian countryside leads to some interesting conversations with farmers.


Goodbye, my old buddy.

What happens when our virtual selves take us over

One need hardly be a crusader against modern technology to realise that, like any tool, it has its good side and its bad. The trouble is that far too few of us are ready to acknowledge and come to terms with this fact.

Improving and expanding Dogme Teaching

A manifesto implementing the Dogme method to teaching, drawing inspiration from filmmaking and academia alike.

The layman’s perspective

Passing thoughts on why academics should work more on communicating with the layperson and how this can help more than hinder them.

Vergangenheitsbewältigung is the need of the hour

As we inch dangerously close to a third world war it would help to look back to history for some lessons on how to correct our course.

macOS for physicists

On why physicists love MacBooks; or, the complete guide to why you should opt for a MacBook if you’re into science.

The trouble with Google Search

Google is getting dangerously accurate thanks to some fearful, privacy-invasive features that promise to skew our individual visions of the world.

On entropy, randomness and shuffling a playlist

Randomness is a surprisingly physical idea.

The mathematics of a medical second opinion

The more threatening your diagnosis is, the more important it becomes to consult a second doctor. Here is the maths to prove it.

How the far right became popular

Flawed ideas about national borders and fake news floating around social media must both be checked.

A drive through China–Lanka

While China pours money into Sri Lanka, India chooses to keep mum.

Installing gnuplot on macOS

A quick—and popular, if Google is to be believed—guide to installing gnuplot on macOS.

A eulogy for my grandfather

My grandfather was a high-spirited, imaginative and eternally upbeat septuagenarian. His was a life well-lived.