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Of dreams and clouds

Of dreams and clouds

Of Dreams I dreamed last night of having received a new kind of laptop. One that looks like a harmonium (see photo)! The front panel (the one which is pushed to play the harmonium) extends upwards to double as a screen for the laptop! The USP of the entire thing was that the laptop could [...]

Number crunching through clustering

Number crunching through clustering

Separating your data into buckets is useful in a lot of problems especially fraud detection. How do you mathematically ‘cluster’ your data? One statistical way is the K-means clustering. Without delving into too much statistics, here is a spreadsheet you can use to do this for your own data. This sheet accepts pairs of two [...]

India closed

India closed

I have been forced to pull out the ‘bloggers not for Advani’ picture. BJP (the opposition party) just can’t figure it out. It’s not endearing itself to people by doing this. Burning buses, bringing the Metro to a halt: we all hate price rise but this is not the right way to get yourself heard. [...]