Archive for April, 2014

Andrew Gelman on Seth Roberts

April 30, 2014

An excellent piece.

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HowTo: memorize poetry

April 28, 2014

A nice piece!

Seth Roberts: RIP

April 28, 2014

Lots of interesting stuff I read in his blog. Will be missed.

Ten rules for teachers and students

April 21, 2014

A must-see at MR

HowTo: Read a serious book

April 20, 2014

Tyler Cowen at MR has some useful advice (that involves re-reading and reading without going through the reviews); a nice piece..

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore

April 1, 2014

The novel kept me occupied till the end. Here is the NPR review; here is Pradeep Sebastian on the book.  As was noted in one of the reviews, some parts of the story are too convenient to be believable. But barring that, it  was a nice read.