Head winds / tail winds asymmetry

Do this exercise before you read rest of the post. Round 1: List in 3 minutes all the head winds and tail winds in ur life. Round 2: Them double the number of tail winds in 2 minutes. Round 3: Double them in 2 minutes more. Count the # of  head winds and tail windsContinue reading “Head winds / tail winds asymmetry”

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Charles Darwin noted “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” Nobel prize winning psychological analysts defined what is known as the Dunning Kruger effect … “The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which the unskilled suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than average. This bias is attributed to aContinue reading “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge”

Authentic Punjabi Khana

HSR Layout is very nice place to live, except for lack of good places to eat out. So when we saw a banner “Manasarovar – Authentic Punjabi Khana. Opening soon” … we got there too soon. We drove by peeping in possessively hoping for the best. I went there this weekend first week since launchContinue reading “Authentic Punjabi Khana”

Yes … No … Mu

In his 1974 novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert M. Pirsig translated mu as “no thing”, saying that it meant “unask the question”. Having grown up in India and being raised a  Hindu … the shades of GREY are part of my thinking. There are no simple YES-NO answers to complex questions.Continue reading “Yes … No … Mu”