In this episode, Surya talks about a few concepts he learnt in the course “Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps: Let your environment do the work” on edX.In this episode, Surya talks about a few concepts he learnt in the course “Healthy Ageing in 6 Steps: Let your environment do the work” on edX.
In this episode, I have a conversation with the data scientist Phani Srikanth who is presently working at Reliance Jio. He won multiple data science competitions and stands in the top 1% on Kaggle's leaderboard. If you want to jump right in, the data science specific conversation starts at: 16:10
Related links: www.datacamp.com, www.kaggle.com
In this episode, Surya has a conversation with Dinesh Bharathi on travelling interviewing him on range of common questions like how much planning is required, what logistics you need while travelling, what if one doesn’t find a place to sleep, how careful should we be, and how often do things like stealing happen. This podcast has motivated Surya to travel during the next two weekends.
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In this episode of the Thinking Out Loud podcast, Surya talks about why thinking rationally had a huge impact on this life through various personal experiences and encourages the listeners to do the same. He also explains why one can never be too rational.
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In the first episode of the Thinking Out Loud podcast, Surya talks about how this podcast will serve as a place for him to think out loud about various topics. He also details how he wants to have interesting conversations with guests both who agree and disagree with him.
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This video explains why phones charge slow when connected to a laptop or a different phone adaptor. The video is a product of collaboration between My Viewpoint and the Muconnect team.
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Prathyusha Kamarajugadda and Surya Penmetsa
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This video is a response to the video by In A Nutshell (formerly known as Kurzgesagt) and Johann Hari on Addiction, “Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong”. Here's that video- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao8L-0nSYzg.
There are some fundamental flaws that could render the video very dangerous. I debunk all the arguments made in that video and talk about the dangers of such kind of understanding.
Online course link: https://www.edx.org/course/managing-addiction-framework-s...
This video talks about how our perception is only a subjective reconstruction of the reality created by our brain. It might not always be accurate. The way the human visual system works is explained in order to understand this phenomena. It also discusses the research in Criminology on the Weapon Focus Effect which is based on the same principle.
Logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they are often very sneakily used by politicians and media to fool people. Don’t be fooled! This video series will help you identify any dodgy logic used right away. We are going to use relevant examples to understand them better.
Strawman: Logical Fallacy (#1)
Strawman is misrepresentation of someone’s argument to make it easier to attack.
Why Should You Take An Online Course?
This video talks about the important of online courses and why you should take it right away.
Though online courses, a world of great knowledge before you and you have full access to it. You don’t have to enroll in a formal school, you don’t have to sit in a formal class but yet, you can take a course on your favourite topic from world-class professors across the world sitting in your bedroom.
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Here's an update about net neutrality in India. The discussion has been shifted to mygov.in, comment there to save net neutrality!
I, as a citizen of India, would like to decide which of the information is useful and resourceful on internet without any intervention of my ISPs or telecom companies. ISPs should not be given the right to charge differently for each website. I support Net Neutrality.
Climate change is REAL! 97% of the climate scientists agree that humans are causing global warming. But if you ask a normal person on the street, it is a 50-50 debate. What is the reason for this? Watch the video to know more.
Have you seen YouTube videos stuck at the 301 view count? Well, not anymore. YouTube has updated the way it filters spam. Watch the video to learn more.
College is the best time to explore one's interests. Many people regret not spending their time at college wisely. Here's a video to help students who are at college to spend time efficiently.
The hot hand is the belief that, a player who has achieved success in the previous attempt has a better chance of succeeding in the subsequent attempt- because his confidence goes up when he scores. This concept is often applied to sports such as basketball. In basketball, people believe that a player is more likely to score, if he had scored in the previous attempt. In this video, we explore if that is true.
Why Media Sucks? (sometimes) | My Viewpoint
My views on why media publishes articles that are irrelevant and deserve no attention.
People are classified into two categories, Maximizers and Satisficers, depending on how they experience pleasure. Maximizers try to squeeze the greatest amount of benefit out of every opportunity, whereas satisficers feel happy with the choices as long as they think it’s good enough. This video underscores the benefits of the satisficer attitude and how you can change to be more happy (with neat animations).
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Net Neutrality: Lets stand up before we lose it (India) | My Viewpoint
To join the fight, please do the following:
Step 1: Sign the petition at https://www.change.org/p/rsprasad-trai-don-t-allow-differ...
Step 2: Send an email to email@example.com with firstname.lastname@example.org in cc. Rough draft below.
Dear TRAI, I am writing to express my concern aga...