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Karthik @karthiks Bangalore

Quant; Markets; Maths; Option Pricing; Complex Systems; Bangalore; Football (@LFC); Cricket; Data; Dataviz; Deadlift; Tweets by daughter marked with emoji.

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@acorn I think @pranaykotas 's co-author put it best in a recent newsletter. China is USSR on steroidsBritain ejects Huawei from 5G. The United States rejects China's claim in the South China Sea. India closing doors… https://t.co/Alm3GFqKJl
Retweeted by Karthik @akshayalladi what happened now? @sajithpai forget 1947. We applied for a telephone in 1989. Got it in 1995.Again - exit testing of one level should NOT be used as entry testing for the next. They have different purposes.… https://t.co/84I2KoxatY @udupendra marks se marx tak @gururajsrao visits to your office always get coupled with dropping/picking up daughter to/from the in-laws' place :P @VamsiTatavarthy hahahah @banglani @KartikParija @prempanicker @amitvarma @vishalmisra @anandvasu @mohanstatsman on long calls where i'm on… https://t.co/cYWedwUr51 @sajithpai signal is one thing. prep is another. being on twitter or working on something else until 2 minutes be… https://t.co/O1LFs9quUx @sidvee not in my nameI miss the pageantry of actually travelling to important meetings.I find Nehru jackets worn over shirts ugly. Screams pretentiousness to me. If you wear them, wear them over kurtas. https://t.co/KoMaDSlfF2 @free_rider @GooglePay @PhonePe_ @NPCI_BHIM i don't bother with any of these. simply use my bank app for payment.The world functions because each of us has our own set of priorities. if everyone's priorities were to suddenly ali… https://t.co/sNxL0yKfzeI've written an entire book showing what value is added by middlemen https://t.co/Wcmr5iTHyM https://t.co/Z9PlT3HRmuThe bottleneck on testing is not the kits but the process. A removal on price cap will incentivise the paraphernali… https://t.co/6IOSrDOUqu
Retweeted by Karthik @santoshrajan @covid19indiaorg redid. hopefully fixed code as wellThat's it for today. You can find a not-so-recent version of the code that produced this at https://t.co/aHVFze3YjdTests per positive case is an important measure of testing efficiency (https://t.co/joeN8Mutyr). Here, we look at t… https://t.co/3JXqhyPBltComparing testing trajectories across states. The flatter this curve is, the better the state is at testing https://t.co/1H2YqnVDrINow coming to testing. Tamil Nadu leads the pack in terms of testing with 1654008 tests. In the last three days, Ke… https://t.co/R6RlF1pkbUYesterday in India, Tamil Nadu, with 4394 cases, accounted for 15% of all cases, Maharashtra - {Thane, Pune} 13%, T… https://t.co/mNWiwCxAnvOver the last 14 days, Pune has shown significant increase in cases, accelerating at 6.0% per day https://t.co/2YmUo4hIt6Time for my daily coronavirus India statistics update. All data from @covid19indiaorg. Overall, cases in India are… https://t.co/98kpUbOHCd @JanhaviNilekani now trying to figure out how to fix this through code @JanhaviNilekani thanks. please keep this up :) i'll redo today
7/14
2020
@myshanks @AnimaAnandkumar @kazizzad @yisongyue out of syllabus for me (any academic paper is out of syllabus for me) @udupendra also i guess once it hit markets, it hit the pete area. after that jai only @r_bhatt @DHFWKA oops no. this seems like a bug @r_bhatt @DHFWKA i guess their samples had been sent for testing then and results came out only today? @paap_singer @udupendra yeah there is no community spread. @vinodji @lutam619 @DexterousRd chart doesn't work too well for this one since too much action happens in too littl… https://t.co/7Cp8OMZjod @udupendra this is interesting. i somehow thought we lost it when the maharashtra people came bakc. but yes, TN bo… https://t.co/to6KbU4aJt @vinodji yes. first one match swung india's way midway through england's innings. then swung england's way when we… https://t.co/e52abizikl @vinodji @lutam619 @DexterousRd i need to dig up the right blogpost for this. I've been doing this for a long time… https://t.co/uCsP8fhQb5 @naryansrini the bull of the bosphorus @naryansrini didn't know the latter and clearly remember that uber-quick goal. was easily the best game of that WC… https://t.co/6xG9ki2eyrCheck the trajectories. The first one is the 29th June group game. The second is the legendary final https://t.co/AkUnVQIJu2OK i clearly messed up here. I think I got confused between games. The game in the middle of which I switched to… https://t.co/TlwpDBvREPDamn. So many newsletter. How will it all end? A typical New Yorker/Economist grade magazine bundling a variety of… https://t.co/Pjkz0gMVuR
Retweeted by Karthik @vinodji @lutam619 ok clearly my memory is highly muddled now.berry 📀🖲️🖥️⌨️💻karnataka as well. had a great heads up with low case load and proceeded to do NOTHING about it. https://t.co/Xd6VdeZW3rdidn't switch off. switched to the excellent World Cup third place playoff (Turkey 3-2 South Korea) instead https://t.co/H1q8cl4i7s @andymukherjee70 i don't know. somehow the career path that iota described seemed like the typical andhra career path @andymukherjee70 Hyderabad is not in AndhraToday in The Paper, @eastbengal and I take a look at the Indian newspaper scene, and the carnage that's unfolding t… https://t.co/COgMXSjpqsNo. I just pay a bunch of subscriptions https://t.co/T1UtPuExjt @tejus_sawjiani check out @KartikParija 's adori (why do I assume you guys know each other? trying to figure out a non-Chennai connection)Sometimes I think lockdown in India is like socialism. If it doesn't work, people will say that it's because they… https://t.co/cpUCN19Fd4tweet of the day! https://t.co/TDwSQfbZNESomedays, isn’t Twitter little bit like that Thought for the day bit on school blackboards?
Retweeted by Karthik#lockdown has led to competitive populism in #Karnataka . Opposition Congress and JDS shouting louder in public dem… https://t.co/p0ybXkJ92X
Retweeted by Karthik @pranaykotas i know. but amazing consistency. @free_rider cc: @VamsiTatavarthy @neeran agree. which explains their respective success as captains. @vikasgorur where do you find such people? @pranaykotas that's very quickFrom there you can see that there is no point having these exams only once or twice a year. And the unbundling can begin.So one solution could be to give a course completion certificate to everyone, allow them to temporarily use their "… https://t.co/ZTh3Fifxz2While it might be possible for colleges to pass/fail candidates based on earlier years' performance, lack of a cred… https://t.co/eQOeFQJwqII recently wrote about unbundling higher education - to separate out admission testing, teaching and exit testing.… https://t.co/sgJoUldDEw @VamsiTatavarthy yeah need it. here it's easy to make arbit statements which you may not think about sufficientlySo I wrote a blogpost about this - about why institutes with less diverse student bodies are easier to campus recru… https://t.co/TM63yRhnpA
7/13
2020
Desi boys in the Bay Area - How come none of you have signed up on Dinner Club yet? So what if you haven’t got Gre… https://t.co/xUMrJ9yriN
Retweeted by KarthikA guy on reddit reversed engineered #TikTok Here’s what he found on the data it collects on you It’s far worse th… https://t.co/9VTFujhA6J
Retweeted by Karthik @_sh4 ditto @srajagopalan if in same city, they can Dunzo (or equivalent) food to all virtual invitees. @arunatma yup. IIMs do this very well.Ran some basic analytics on #dinnerclub dates with @karthiks’ help. Super kicked about the results. Will share litt… https://t.co/zegvwq1obl
Retweeted by KarthikIIMs have great placements only because the student population there is NOT diverse. So it's easy for potential emp… https://t.co/buRy6fI4N7 @vishnu_agni @ngkabra i think "liberal arts" is too broad a term, and (as @ngkabra has said in some tweetstorms) it… https://t.co/ly3DIkoupG @Vrundabansode Thanks. this is super useful @sdave4 that they have the data is not in dispute. question is what they're doing iwht it @tejus_sawjiani amazon's product team, in general, is particularly inept. if it can't be sold like a (physical) b… https://t.co/glKvBf0BYcwonder if Amazon offers "progress charts" on Kindle books - date on X axis. % complete on Y axis. This should be… https://t.co/zLYCPqSaWR(This is far longer than my usual limits of thread consumption but) this is a very strong thread by @vgr on the r/K… https://t.co/KS1TpiKYIi @binaryfootprint @gonsalves_r flights? @hiteshnd @gonsalves_r @allaboutbelgaum that's like Bangalore level. somehow assumed Belagavi is hotter (caveat - n… https://t.co/sHm228rtuL @anupampom so i guess it makes sense for a "high prior" case. SARI types.Joffra Archer did to John Campbell what Wasim Akram did to Lara in the 1992 World Cup (WI won that game by 10 wickets, chasing ~220) @anupampom so if antigen test has a 20-50% false negative rate, what's the point of the test?This is very interesting. https://t.co/aYxURGUTglLooks like @Pri_Bharadwaj has finally shown enough grit to finally (after 2 years or so) finish @angeladuckw 's Grit.We haven't had cable TV since the daughter was 5 months old. So she's growing up without seeing ANY ads. This post-… https://t.co/MRx4pJseDRThe past week @karthiks & I wrote about a space odyssey, digital payments, visa power, copy cats and green leaves (… https://t.co/VVDI2hBiTn
Retweeted by Karthik @_quale i just tried to check if this is #fakenews, but apparently not. google translate is fakeIn what world, Google? https://t.co/NS1QCiVc8f
Retweeted by KarthikIt's more than two years since I wrote about how "data science is the new astrology" https://t.co/SzogbQYGgp https://t.co/gVJ7RBbCNSActually there is one more purpose - to salvage milk you've boiled once while making coffeeThat's it for today. You can find a not-so-recent version of the code that produced this at https://t.co/aHVFze3YjdLocally transmitted cases in Bangalore Urban over time https://t.co/bFLgzNHoetLocally transmitted cases in Karnataka over time https://t.co/4Yj7o25xo2Tests per positive case is an important measure of testing efficiency (https://t.co/joeN8Mutyr). Here, we look at t… https://t.co/Wb85PQ2MJbComparing testing trajectories across states. The flatter this curve is, the better the state is at testing https://t.co/Z4kLR6q15hNow coming to testing. Tamil Nadu leads the pack in terms of testing with 1566917 tests. In the last three days, Te… https://t.co/IpNeuFwVjYYesterday in India, Tamil Nadu, with 4035 cases, accounted for 14% of all cases, Maharashtra - {Thane, Pune, Mumbai… https://t.co/5MkcnnEaU5Over the last 14 days, Pune has shown significant increase in cases, accelerating at 7.6% per day https://t.co/hpSuETcVZATime for my daily coronavirus India statistics update. All data from @covid19indiaorg. Overall, cases in India are… https://t.co/Jw01sKskvg
7/12
2020

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