Academics, research etc
Volumes of spheres in more general discrete metrics
On our ISIT 2019 paper on a new technique to find said volume
Shannon’s Channel Coding Theorem
The (highly) non-trivial content of Shannon’s Channel Coding theorem
Binary Search, the Ulam game and Coding Theory
On the connection between 20 questions with allowed lies and adaptive block codes
Quanta on Quantum Computation
A short(ish) introduction to quantum complexity
Conway’s Game of life
Interesting things about a cellular automaton
Real time updation in gnuplot
Plotting data generated in real time using gnuplot
A very 2020 Christmas
Learnings from 2020 and how Christmas brought that to a head.
Friends / Distance = Drift?
How to maintain long distance friendships
Ishaan Kon - The Sushant Singh Rajput Story
Coming to terms with the Sushant Singh Rajput story
An Isolated Giant
Another person was once isolated due to an epidemic. This is a day in his life.
To the bit of my heart I left in Hong Kong
My stay in the city, more than a year on
The Four Year Transform
An essay with random fundae on college life packaged in a giant pun
Mathematics, aliens, history, time-travel rolled into one story based on true events.
One More April Puzzle
A special puzzle to celebrate April Fools Day 2019
Bangkok Old Town
Adventures in the old city of Bangkok
Science Coffeehouse - special puzzles to celebrate April Fools Day 2018
Musical Excursions: the Maihar Band
The dying notes of the Maihar band and Ustad Alauddin Khan’s legacy
Rajasthan on the Feluda Trail
How our Rajasthan trip followed a beloved fictional journey
A Night Full of Questions
QnA for SnT Code in Takneek 2017, the technical fest of IIT Kanpur.
A Quantum Semester
… in which I did three courses with ‘Quantum’ in the title.
The Worst Pun Ever?
Pythagoras would (not) have been proud
Why Quantum, man?
Why an EE undergrad ended up studying quantum mechanics
The Blub Paradox
On why we underestimate powerful tools and techniques
My second attempt at having a blog.