Daily Archives: October 15, 2014

TINDERBOX: THE PAST AND FUTURE OF PAKISTAN

M J Akbar, the well known Indian journalist, has written a book entitled, “Tinderbox – the past and future of Pakistan”. It is a scholarly exposition of Pakistan’s yesterday which gives hints for its tomorrow. Though no new information is available in the book, except some details about Pakistani terrorist groups and killing of Osama […]

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

Today (September 14) is Ada Lovelace Day. Did we know that?

This day is tied with Ada Byron who has been recognized as the ‘first computer programmer’ (though it is still subject to debate).

Well…this post is not only about Ada. We know the names of Hypatia, Madame Curie, Rosalind Franklin, Lise Meitner, Rachel Carson, Barbara McClintock, […]

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