Arjun Singh on Devil’s advocate


I came across this video recently. I see it is a fairly old video. But the fact that jokers like Arjun Singh become Union Ministers and are able to push their way around without the slightest knowledge of their actions, dampens my optimism regarding India’s future. I am in support of reservations if it really helps the society but this video will force you to believe otherwise. For once, I ended up admiring Karan Thapar’s idiosyncratic mindset. This video should have been a technocrat’s campaign video in the current Lok Sabha elections.I do not claim the credits for the video or its excerpts which have solely been borrowed from IBNLive.com.

Sixth sense, Minority Report style


This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some more…