Category Archives: books

The Power Of One

A con­ver­sa­tion between a small girl (Scout) and her father (Atti­cus) from To Kill A Mock­ing­bird: “Do you defend nig­gers, Atti­cus?” I asked him that evening. “Of course I do. Don’t say nig­ger, Scout. That’s com­mon.” “ ‘s what every­body … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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An Equal Music: Book Review

I’m not much of a fic­tion lit­er­a­ture guy. In fact, you could say I’m fic­tion­al­ly illit­er­ate. 🙂 When I read blogs with promi­nent book­shelves, or ‘Lit­er­ary Exper­i­ments’ in the tag line, I get an infe­ri­or­i­ty com­plex. My Unqui­et Mind has … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Digitizing Ancient Indian Manuscripts

A day after I wrote about Google dig­i­tiz­ing and index­ing Mysore University’s man­u­scripts, I came across this in Dataque­st! India, a land of ancient knowl­edge, has the largest col­lec­tion of man­u­scripts in the world dat­ing back thou­sands of years, cov­er­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Himalaya: Personal Stories of Grandeur, Challenge, and Hope

To see the great­ness of a moun­tain, one must keep one’s dis­tance. To under­stand its form, one must move around it. To expe­ri­ence the moods, one must see it at sun­rise and sun­set, at noon and at mid­night, in sun … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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iNTj Rational Mastermind & Analyst Style of Thinking in InQ

This is a fol­low-up to my ear­li­er post about the MBTI per­son­al­i­ty type — iNTj Ratio­nal Mas­ter­mind. I want to move fur­ther and explore how MBTI con­trasts with InQ, the Inquiry Mode Ques­tion­naire, more pop­u­lar­ly known as “Styles of Think­ing”. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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