Answer by Vipul Vaibhaw: For me top minds are (in no particular order) – 1. Vijay Kumar(Roboticist) – This guy is building agile quadcopters which have Artificial Intelligence and machine learning capabilities. 2. Prof. Ashoke Sen (Physicist)- He won Fundamental Physics prize in 2012, he received Padma Bhushan an year later. He is amongst world's leading researchers in String Theory. 3. Elon Musk (Visionary Entrepreneur)- Enough Said. 4. Magnus Carlsen (Chess Player) – Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical, rapid and blitz. His … Continue reading Who are the top minds of the world as of 2015 and what are they doing?
Answer by Abhijit Zimare: The Walk 2:30 am – Exams have just hit a snooze button for 6 months as I breathe chilled winds of December. Deserted roads, though Mumbai never sleeps but still its calm here in Parsi Colony, Matunga. Even the stray dogs have started to believe in random stangers they see. People say early morning is when you feel the most of you – serene calm and fresh, but I beg to differ that the Satanic hour is much more my thing. The old park where I sung my childhood dreams Is now deserted as now I … Continue reading What is your favorite thing about the night?
Answer by Greg Sunderland: Little Jimmy: "Daddy, I heard them talking on the news about a God Particle. What's that?" Me: "That would be the Higgs Boson." Little Jimmy: "What's a Higgs?" Me: "That's Mister Higgs to you. He's the guy who postulated that boson." Jimmy: "What's a boson?" Me: "There are two kinds of statistics that particles follow. One discovered by Mr. Fermi and one discovered by Mr. Bose. The ones that do what Mr. Fermi says they do are called fermions and the ones that do what Mr. Bose says they do are called bosons." Jimmy: "And what … Continue reading How would you explain the Higgs boson particle to a seven-year old?
Answer by Vignesh Kamat: Forget everything and read only this. You will figure out the rest yourself. LAST 72 BEATS (Conversation between you and your heart while on deathbed) Heart Well! I am beating for the last 72 times now. You Hmmm! (tears in your eyes) Heart You know, you should have quit your job that day when you had the chance. You always wanted to become an entrepreneur. It was your dream. I was telling you from deep inside to do that. But you doubted. You But Mr. Smith advised me to… Heart (interrupting angrily) Look around you, you … Continue reading How can I motivate myself for a long time?
Answer by Abhijit Zimare: I beg to differ on a few points stated by Balaji Viswanathan, though most of the part was agreeable. These are some of my viewpoints. We live in a world where there are predefined norms. You have to do things that please industries so as to earn wealth. Playing music, painting and other activities you mentioned may pay you, but its not widely appreciated. As these are the professions where the probability of earning a lot of money is slim. Lets consider you are man of passion and you do perceive something that you love. Commendable. … Continue reading What makes people go for a monotonous engineering/IT career rather turning their passion (like sports, music or arts) into a career?
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One of my senior from IIT bagged a heavy package. I had hardly met him. People generalize lives of other people thinking about others achievements. Once I happened to see him and we had some great exchange of ideas, what happened in those 20 minutes changed my perspective forever. Quora
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David and John are walking back from religious service..David wonders whether it would be all right to smoke while praying.
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