It has been a long time since I last blogged. Last minute studying for the impending law school entrance exams did not leave me much time to write after the two posts about the Singapore General Election 2011.
However, no writing does not mean no reading. I was surfing the internet as much as ever and here are some interesting articles that I recently came across -
- The Economist - $100,000 dropouts
- The article talks about a real programme which actually encourages students to drop out of college!!
- Yawning Bread - Counting Agent Me
- A very insightful chronicle of a counting agent at the Singapore General Election. How do you think a vote where a person has written "Go to Hell" across the name of a party will be counted in Singapore?
- Times of India - Debunking six myths about Narendra Modi
- Famous novelist Chetan Bhagat clears the myths surrounding one of the most controversial politicians in India. The Debate continues - Religious zealot or the most successful chief minister focused on industrial development?
- TIME - Top Five False Statistics
- TIME magazine makes a list of the top five false statistics that we often see being quoted in even some of the well renowned publications.
- Daily News and Analysis - Get basic policing right first
- Nitin Pai talks about why the Mumbai Police should not be teaching martial arts to women.
- British English translation guide
- The politeness of the British can be very misleading for others. Take a look at just how much misleading it can be...
- Slate - The Case—Please Hear Me Out—Against the Em Dash
- A very interesting and well written article lamenting the increased usage of the ‘Em Dash’