Archive for May, 2014

Human Genome , Tamil , Adam and Eve

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Two completely unrelated documentaries got me thinking about our roots and ancestors. One was about  Cameroonians Speak Tamil (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWyAYGlFZjk) . The other one is a documentary in netflix ” National Geographic: The Human Family Tree.  When I watched the you tube video earlier this year, it  did not mean much. The completely unrelated NG video […]

Elections – 2014

Monday, May 12th, 2014

I am pretty excited about the Indian elections this year. Not because this is the biggest democratic exercise in the world. Not because the Election Commission is doing a commendable job and acts of booth capturing are becoming things of the past. But because this election is changing the conversation and what people are voting […]