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Fermat’s Last Theorem – solving for curiosity

Fermat’s Last Theorem – solving for curiosity

In 1963, a yet-to-be-proven Mathematics problem caught the attention of a 10 year old shy, quiet kid in Cambridge, England. The kid was Andrew Wiles, and the problem, which would become his obsession in adulthood, was Fermat’s theorem – the most famous problem in Maths which had confounded the world for the last 300 years. The theorem was … Continue reading Fermat’s Last Theorem – solving for curiosity

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Are you a Feminist?

Are you a Feminist?

Three years back, freshly graduated, I joined an MNC in a sales role. My work took me to field visits to meet retailers, who were my customers. During one such visit, when my solutions to his problems were not to his liking, this particular retailer resorted to sexist slurs telling me that, ‘my place eventually … Continue reading Are you a Feminist?

Two amazing days in Macau

Two amazing days in Macau

A signboard reading Chegedas greeted us as we reached the Ferry Terminal. Being the last European colony in Asia - transferred to China in 1999 - you can’t fail to miss the Portuguese influence in everything you experience. It operates under ‘one country, two systems’ as part of China & maintains its own currency, immigration, political and legal system. Yes we are in Macau - a unique amalgamation of two different cultures reflected in every aspect of this tiny country.