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The Auto Drivers of Chennai

January 2, 2011

A few months ago, I had a great time on my flight back from India reading the hilarious “2 States” novel by Chetan Bhagat*. I laughed loudly a few times, making some of fellow passengers look strangely at me. The book is about how a boy (from North India) and a girl (from South India) want […]

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One Billion People and One Stereotype

October 19, 2010

There are a few maps like this floating around of how large Africa is when compared to the rest of the world. There is a reason why people underestimate the vastness of Africa — 2D maps distort the real shapes of land masses (globes do it better). See how big Greenland (2 million sq.km.) looks […]

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