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Keerthik Sasidharan @KS1729 Turtle Bay, Manhattan

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@SurinMahan @rupasubramanya @dandolfa @vdehejia sorry, took some time to find out where it was from. October 1981.… https://t.co/SErKfddXnL
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @SurinMahan @rupasubramanya @dandolfa @vdehejia sorry, took some time to find out where it was from. October 1981.… https://t.co/SErKfddXnL @KS1729 @nntaleb Yaka mettre une plaque avec un QR code pointant sur Wikipedia/André Malraux
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @KS1729 I have heard stories as to how the poor panka wallas, would get bored and tired, just pulling and releasing… https://t.co/MzaO6cZfBs
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharanpay per view https://t.co/nAmVD3arOl https://t.co/KkJk0W540mFascinating. I don't know much about her life, except as a witness to Gandhi's radically strange life which no doub… https://t.co/qTDkdXN7B9The British in India depended upon an army of servants, most of whom remain absent from history; including the punk… https://t.co/OWiUwDzxjxour descendants will one day see this video and the anthropologists among them will write: “for some cultures in 21… https://t.co/TcVO9oKRuW @KS1729 The alternate universe I would like explored is the US not falling for the charms of an outsider in Ahmed C… https://t.co/53U860PuWA
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanFor my column in @Openthemag, I write about America today. Much more to be said about a fascinating, seductive, and… https://t.co/M0BZm5fyC1
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Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanThis is how measurements of rain & snow are taken by 10 satellites of the Global Precipitation Measurement Constell… https://t.co/YEp2A68Imp
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan'Other ideas of America were subsumed under the imperatives of an economic logic that underwrote the rise of Americ… https://t.co/c8F4EMsKBT
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanBerkeley is 20% Asian American, but you wouldn't know it by looking at street names The city's trying to find a na… https://t.co/t1qlqbWUrL
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan"Locusts are part of a group of insects commonly called grasshoppers, but have the ability to change behavior & can… https://t.co/a2ajDL976J @leninrahman a different sort of counterfactual -- https://t.co/An56OgDEt9 @KS1729 Great point! Somebody must have written a thesis about this. I think the devastation of 30 years war would… https://t.co/wP3a2ABzyl
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharana counterfactual : what would have followed in European religious wars/traditions of 16th-19thC if the Americas wer… https://t.co/5kILn6VQQRFor my column in @Openthemag, I write about America today. Much more to be said about a fascinating, seductive, and… https://t.co/M0BZm5fyC1After the Battle of Germantown, George Washington found (British) General Howe’s dog on the battlefield. The Americ… https://t.co/ZcLftpnvpSgoogling a bit I found this. don't think it is like Maigret, but set in similar premise... https://t.co/ksgFLt7bvcwould make a great literary detective series protogonist: a Baathist policeman, recently fired from his job thanks… https://t.co/UinvIxzzVjThis is so far off of the real numbers that I’m not even going to tweet future versions...y’all take care out there… https://t.co/FljGVk8XxH
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2/22
2020
“Sometimes the day is like a step-mother, sometimes like a mother.” ἄλλοτε μητρυιὴ πέλει ἡμέρη, ἄλλοτε μήτηρ. #Gellius
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanForces For Nature Podcast, Ep2: Paul Thomson - Saving Pangolins, the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal… https://t.co/EDei3ybB1A
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @dpanikkar Thank you. I imagined 'hollow' to be കാവ് or മഡ.Everything you need to know about the differences between French & English is audible in the difference in sound be… https://t.co/dLNVXuABch
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanI love it! https://t.co/D60R9GgCJp @dpanikkar by what name does that beautiful daughter of Sanskrit, her learned but officious father, and Tamil, her… https://t.co/2rGqNKj6JfFox pups! 25 years ago, when the property was clear cut to plant rubber, it destroyed their lair which was situated… https://t.co/NvBHVcDSSV
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanPerhaps the question ought to be reframed. Would you eat insects to save yourself by saving the planet? https://t.co/4lk9BHQ9eOHard to overstate the anxieties of parents & students -- epidemic, food shortage, language barriers, perhaps some r… https://t.co/YhfpUOmuXK...at the @nypl in midtown, a UFO heads home... http://t.co/Rt3xl3iyUq
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanWhat if an individual w/ low income can be lent money so that his demand be availed of, while making a monthly leas… https://t.co/1nEPqWTRwoI can't believe I am still watching it. But still crazy, infuriatingly self-indulgent, but wonderful. New season -- https://t.co/PlKnJDCaFpCyril Darlington - a name I'd never heard of till today. "One of the most penetrating biological thinkers". [cour… https://t.co/q1Ox0UxJZX @dandolfa @vdehejia a photo that ranks high in the touch-mindedness per pixel ratio https://t.co/SrBQROLKq7Raymond Aron's quip about Andre Malraux, "One-third genial, one-third false, one-third incomprehensible”… https://t.co/InDIiLAQqD @nntaleb ne connaissent pas probablement même pas Malraux ...When the poet Sundara Varma met the Maharaja of Travancore in 1885... (1/2) @UnamPillai @KS1729 https://t.co/2fjzaqt1yd
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @spwells @siddharthvod thank you for that explanation. amazing in more than one way. @KS1729 @siddharthvod Ridley is correct on several points, but he misses the unique immune system bats have, though… https://t.co/vYz3StgA4U
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @rbalakra @SamipMallick @SAADAonline @melissaupreti @Krishanti5050 @DavidKalal @ArdraManasi Bhagat Singh Thind was… https://t.co/EAb801Mj1Z
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @KS1729 Also frequent and transient human contact. Old houses and temples are very bat friendly. Probably there has… https://t.co/EIQpAfuUta
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @samhita_d thank you. bats are kind of strange dodgy looking dudes. @siddharthvod thank you for that. his answers make sense but somehow feel there must be a 'deeper' reason! perha… https://t.co/nSwZyabuUH'Bracken Cave, in Texas, is home to roughly 20 million breeding Mexican free-tailed bats, similar to the (human) po… https://t.co/e9C8BKnrx4<“Anything to do w/ bats, in theory, can expose urself to potential viral transmission because we know bats carry s… https://t.co/gcDrj5Wa94
2/21
2020
@rbalakra @SamipMallick @SAADAonline @melissaupreti @Krishanti5050 @DavidKalal @ArdraManasi Bhagat Singh Thind was… https://t.co/EAb801Mj1ZThe intensification of night time illumination is an indicator of development and growth. https://t.co/NoFrr0U2as
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan'Getting people to think more carefully about causation isn’t necessarily much easier than teaching it to machines.… https://t.co/LJJ0kyvzQU"Hubris is not a Western monopoly. Hubris led Beijing to fundamentally misread the direction of American foreign po… https://t.co/xxYyT3Ke1WExcellent & wise essay on China by Bilahari Kausikan. "The central dilemma facing China can be simply stated: The… https://t.co/QsCkYyDB6Zan evocative cover for the upcoming @Openthemag issue as @realDonaldTrump makes his first visit to India and meet… https://t.co/b6B3Dh40Y2 @dieatribes kiiinda irrelevant but heres a shoutout for kollywood's 2020 calendar 😌https://t.co/6aGOgJY9A8
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @DrHiggsboson the adjectival form of pratibhasa (which is a noun) that qualifies the vijnana. an analogy is: itih… https://t.co/xLFwCpQ37s @DrHiggsboson the science of verisimiltudeOne more word in Malayalam that I learnt today: phenomenology -- prAtibhAsika vaijnaaniyam https://t.co/yexA9IryqPWithin the history of theology, some authors claimed that God can be known through reason alone (Collins, Voltaire,… https://t.co/oJDenPOwYb
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanThey began their medical careers during the SARS outbreak and have now taken extraordinary measures to treat patien… https://t.co/yWjumQ26io
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanJapan's next restroom revolution? Phasing out squat toilets ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo to welcom… https://t.co/o3EeTjd6s7
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharangreat thread. also, under the soshi-kaimei ('creation of family name' policy) many Koreans took on Japanese names… https://t.co/7tQVvcUGjNNo they are not fighting. This is one of the most amazing thing in nature. Parent flamingos produce crop milk in th… https://t.co/dQvweAO35f
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2/20
2020
@wsj should feel ashamed for this title. "Sick man of Asia" (東亞病夫) goes back to 19th century colonialism and is rac… https://t.co/puMQ6Bxy1I
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanThis column by @wrmead which concludes that Chinese govt response to Corona has been less than impressive & secreti… https://t.co/HoBaKOyJYt @cigardubey @DrHiggsboson yes, shall do something for substack :)Japanese team tests whether ppl could've used simple bamboo rafts to colonize Pacific islands ~40K yrs ago, conclud… https://t.co/EKOXgcALfV
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanOur patient played the violin while surgeons removed a #tumour from her brain. Details available here… https://t.co/yT8gS2mh7y
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @DrHiggsboson I learnt to read Malayalam on my own! @DrHiggsboson yes, you are right. വ്യ was വേ-ed to my untutored ear 🙆It should be paradigm shift? And Vyathiyanam. https://t.co/ug0YpxZeoR
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanToday I learnt the Malayalam word for 'paradigm' (in the Kuhnian sense): vichAramAtrika vidhiyAnam [courtesy a speech by Rafiq Ibrahim]#Quiz, inspired by @KS1729. Who is the author? (Translated from Marathi) "What was the most remarkable distinction… https://t.co/Hqtx8OSZhN
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Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanBarbell job strategy: spend 80% time doing something respective and risk free and 20% doing something creative, cra… https://t.co/2OURQNYGYz
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanKind of amazing... Wallace Stevens was an insurance executive. T.S. Eliot was a banker. Maya Angelou a streetcar… https://t.co/AW59wLIh6I @narayani_basu my fav is Sir Bhupinder Singh the Magnificent, Maharaja of Patiala, Father of the Chancellor of the… https://t.co/bEjyDM7Axp'Freedom at Midnight' has some extraordinary tales of assorted rulers. The Nawab of Junagadh invited the Viceroy o… https://t.co/Biohjm1Sge
2/19
2020
"Photographs state the innocence, the vulnerability of lives heading towards their own destruction." https://t.co/vSMnzv1JWMuseful note: https://t.co/PIb7j6Vdt3some tweets while reading Benjamin Moser's excellent biography titled: Sontag. "At the end of her life, seeing a… https://t.co/0ySCTfZJsEA whatchamacallit in different languages: 7. Thingamajig (English) 6. Chingadera (Spanish) 5. Himstergims (Danish)… https://t.co/rTfODHC8ZH
Retweeted by Keerthik SasidharanWho is the greatest leader in world history? [so many pre-modern dudes chosen...] if forced to pick one: then, De… https://t.co/YlkLM14Hey @KS1729 Somehow reminded me of this masterpiece: https://t.co/iO4U4tkL19
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Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @narayani_basu he says it's a real deal! and evidently so. https://t.co/OXZkcig7Yesomebody just offered me a $200 one way ticket from NY to Hong Kong. never one to pass up a good deal, but still sk… https://t.co/Y2lr3WZ3Se @KS1729 indian poetry in local trains like this would be amazing. in original language + language of city + english.
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan"...thanks to the anonymity of the global market, we usually don’t see the harms inherent in the products. That’s a… https://t.co/F7B9hSdjyVpoetry in motion. I saw this on the train yesterday... https://t.co/I0MQYCxD9lAll these pics are from Kakaramanahalli & Muddapura Karenahalli (Around 60Km from Bangalore), Karnataka. Pics are… https://t.co/7bLVoaFPC7
Retweeted by Keerthik Sasidharan @naveen_nkr28 nice! will probably make a great photo essay. you should think about it. @garimagarg_ thank you for sharing. wonderful.a fabulous photo thread annotated with thoughts. https://t.co/U30RtrlQ7k @KS1729 Mine!! #banarasiswag https://t.co/lcesv8Jt6s
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2/18
2020

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