Inversion is great thinking tool which allows one, while thinking backwards, to come up with new perspectives to a problem. Consider the problem of losing weight, forward thinking would be: join a gym, run everyday, take up cycling etc. But using inversion we can start with a question: What can…


A very interesting case happened in 1995, Regina v Adams, where the defense used Bayes’ theorem to prove his client’s innocence.

Thomas Bayes (1701–1761)

Brief of the case: A woman named Regina was raped in London on April 1 1991, as it was during early morning hours and his attacker grabbed her from…


Socrates use to employ a structured disciplined method of questioning to get answers from his students. …


Whiplash (2014) gives critical insights into mastery, how do we become a master in a particular field? The movie primarily is about the relationship between the student (ambitious jazz drummer Andrew, Miles Teller) and his abusive teacher (Terence Fletcher, JK Simmons), but underneath that the movie provides learning about how…


In every field, almost everyone makes decision based on his/her knowledge. The question is: How effective are those decisions based on the said knowledge?

Let’s consider a hypothetical situation: A guy named Steven has lived in a small town called Hallfield for almost his entire life (60 years), he knows…


I remember watching 12 Angry Men few years back and being completely blown by it, I couldn’t imagine a movie being set in a single room and being so gripping in its narrative (I was hooked for the entire runtime). …

Ravi Kala

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