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The results for the assembly elections (similar to state legislature in the US) are out and it seems like a crazy landslide for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) (Common Person Party).

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Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 09:53 AM PST

Physics is fun

by chandu

I am an engineering professor. I still love learning new things. I recently chanced by a series of youtube videos by minutephysics and was completely in awe of the simplicity and brilliance of his teaching. Here are some examples of amazing little videos Henry Reich produces.

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Fri Nov 02, 2012 at 07:57 AM PDT

Ras Has it tied

by chandu

If Rasmussen Has it tied.... We should be leading by at least 5!!

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I do not know if this was diaried before. Found this interview in the New york Magazine a week ago.

More after the squiggly thingie.

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Texas will be blue in

28%100 votes
64%230 votes
7%26 votes

| 356 votes | Vote | Results

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I was staring at the electoral map and playing around to see if there is ANY possibility of the republican ticket winning the electoral college. To be frank, the possibility scares the hell out of me. I know Nate Silver's system says 70% chance Obama wins. But 30% is a high enough number to me to be very very scared of the possibility. More after the squiggly.

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I accidentally tripped on this link to the transcript of the audio blog of David Simon in the times. Being a HUGE fan of the TV show "the wire" I put it on at work. I really think there is a lot of stuff in this "Introduction to his new book" that is worth thinking about and discussing.

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The best show on TV is/(was).

71%15 votes
23%5 votes
4%1 votes

| 21 votes | Vote | Results

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I do not know if somebody diaried this already, but had to share this video.

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Do you prefer the humor of

79%263 votes
10%34 votes
7%26 votes
2%9 votes

| 332 votes | Vote | Results

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Wed May 06, 2009 at 04:01 PM PDT

Hamsterdam

by chandu

For those of you who are well versed with the best show on TV ever (The Wire), the word Hamsterdam means a lot. For those of you who do not I am going to introduce the main character of Season 3 and explain why I am talking about it now.

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The best season of Wire is

5%3 votes
7%4 votes
12%7 votes
31%17 votes
1%1 votes
40%22 votes
0%0 votes

| 54 votes | Vote | Results

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Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 10:28 AM PDT

Very Interesting Talk on Cheating

by chandu

I was going through ted talks today and found this very interesting talk on cheating and wanted to share it.

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Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 03:55 AM PST

The Arizona Daily Star Endorses Obama

by chandu

Today's endorsement.

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Sun Nov 02, 2008 at 07:18 AM PST

A message for Sarah Palin (Video)

by chandu

I don't know if this was diaried before. If it was sorry about it. But a friend just forwarded this to me.

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Sat Nov 01, 2008 at 03:41 AM PDT

Are the Republicans going to stay home?

by chandu

I am not saying we can let up because of this. I am just wondering if one sided polls are going to have lot of republicans stay home?

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I am voting this year because

25%43 votes
13%24 votes
39%68 votes
10%18 votes
1%3 votes
9%16 votes

| 172 votes | Vote | Results

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