# Philosophical

## Open Research In Machine Learning

The culture and growth of scientific research in various domains are interesting to observe. For many decades traditional scientific research has been accessible or done in academia or research institutes. Each decade or century witnessed various sciences rising to the limelight. Once it was physical sciences, then it was biological science, the age of computers, …

## The Art of Divide and Conquer

Introduction Divide and conquer seem the most widely used strategy to attack hard problems. The use of this idea and similar approaches are ample in every discipline. In this post, let’s look at how this concept is a cornerstone in analyzing signals and systems. Consider the case of audio signals. We can think of them …

## What does it mean to say orthogonal?

In this article, let us explore what is meant by the concept of orthogonality. Orthogonal or orthogonality is often introduced from a mathematical perspective. In general, most resources explains it in terms of linear algebra and vectors. One such example is when we learn about right-angled triangles the two sides are drawn as perpendicular or …

## Small parts of curves are nearly straight line

“Small parts of curves are nearly straight line“ I heard this first-time years back in one of MIT’s OpenCourseWare calculus classes. Little did I know it is going to be a life-long lesson to me at that time. This concept is going to be one of the first principles we will be dealing with in …

## Book summary: The Art Of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli

Hello, world, In this post, I summarize the book The Art Of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli. This book has some interesting observations about thinking clearly. I have listed out the main ideas in bold, its summary from respective chapters, along with my thoughts and view points. Introduction to Thinking Clearly Failure to think clearly …

## Types of Thinking

I always aspired to be a great thinker. My quest for this skill led me to various types of thinking from different sources. The ones I have encountered so far are summarized below. I am jotting down my thoughts on each of these areas. Critical Thinking This is the top in the list and is …