Is life inherently melancholic, with happiness being an anomaly that tends to appear in short, unexpected bursts? October starts off with this exact premise, showing mundane, unattractive instances in the life of its protagonists. Dan (Varun Dhawan) and Shiuli (Banita Sandhu) are both interns at a five-star hotel in Delhi along with some of their friends. While Dan is perpetually unhappy and on the verge of getting kicked out, Shiuli is sincere and hardworking with a spotless record. [Read More]
Written on the theme 'Being Kafkaesque' at Write Club Bangalore. Written in about an hour.
“Mr. Vinay! How are you doing? I hope thatha is taking good care of you. You know, he is professionally trained. Yeah, professionally trained! And PETA certified! Yes Mr. Vinay, certified by the rigorous requirements put forth by you in the ‘Animal Safety Standards Committee’. Surely, there’s no glimpse of a problem at hand?” [Read More]
Written on the theme 'To Wield a Monologue' at Write Club Bangalore. Written in 20 minutes.
“So, Mr. Kumar, any last words of defense?,” the judge asks. [Read More]
Sometimes, You Fail
But it's not always bad
Today, I bombed badly at Write Club. [Read More]
Of Bumps and Correlations . . .
A Primer on BAO and Correlation Functions in astroML
These are actually a version of the notes I made up for a group seminar at ICTS. Just posting it here for anyone interested, or looking for more detailed documentation of the astroML correlation functions. [Read More]