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I am Siddharth, an Engineer, Computational Neuroscientist, and Writer. I am presently working as a User Research Specialist in Microsoft USA after having received my Ph.D. majoring in Intelligent Systems, Robotics, and Control from the University of California San Diego.

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Prime Minister Modi is Steering India Toward the Chinese Road

For decades now, China has been an outlier in international affairs and the Western liberal order. Unlike most other major powers, it...

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Philosophy in the Time of Corona: Advaita, Shankara, and Mother Nature

It is said that an idle mind is the devil’s playground. Perhaps an idle mind is also the philosopher’s playground. Which among the tw...

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Prime Minister Modi is Steering India Toward the Chinese Road

For decades now, China has been an outlier in international affairs and the Western liberal order. Unlike most other major powers, it is not a democracy and yet continues to deliver e...

In Politics, InternationalAffairs, Economics, Apr 03, 2021

The Greatest Test Series Win, Check ✔

It is excruciatingly hard to educate an American or someone from mainland Europe about the beauty of test cricket. Five days of sweat and blood, surprises and monotony, skills and for...

In Cricket, Jan 19, 2021

Toward 2021: Six Trends Originating from COVID-infested 2020

Geopolitical forecasts, due to their very tempestuous and complex nature, tend to be notoriously misguided. Nobody could predict in 2019 that a small virus would cause unprecedented u...

In InternationalAffairs, Jan 18, 2021

Of Mountains and Musings

The majestic beauty of mountains, especially the Himalayas, is ethereal in a way that no other wonder of nature—oceans, forests, deserts—could match. The multitude of shapes manifeste...

In Others, Philosophy, Dec 27, 2020

Rajaji — The Sagacious Founding Father

What if I told you that two days ago was the birth anniversary and thirteen days from now would be the death anniversary of one of India’s foremost founding fathers? I am sure most of...

In Biography, History, Dec 11, 2020

Has the Indian Nation-building Project Been Comparatively Peaceful?

The above question has the capacity of sharply dividing public opinion based on sociopolitical preferences and ideologies. It is also a question the answer to which could be biased be...

In History, Nov 30, 2020

IPL and OTT vs. Atmanirbhar Bharat: The Folly of Self-sufficiency

Before the 1991 economic liberalization, India was used to the so-called “license-permit-quota raj.” Every single industry and every aspect of the industry—production, labor, infrastr...

In Economics, Cricket, Cinema, Nov 24, 2020

B. M. Mishra (1935-2019): A Tribute

As a self-imposed rule, I never write about my family members or express my admiration for them in public but let this be an honorable exception. After all, my grandfather who unfortu...

In Biography, Nov 17, 2020

भारत माता की खोज

कौन हैं भारत माता? क्या स्वरुप ह&...

In Philosophy, Culture, Nov 07, 2020

U.S. Election Day Results: Not India but the World will be Impacted

I admit that the title of this writeup may seem to be an oxymoron but please bear with me. Global warming, handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement, income inequ...

In InternationalAffairs, Oct 31, 2020

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