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Pavan Srinath @zeusisdead Bangalore, India

Science geek turned policy wonk. Bilingual Podcaster. Host @haratepod & The Pragati Podcast. Public policy researcher & educator. Husbando of @reikuroi.

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Joined Twitter 10/17/09


Feedback like this makes me very happy. Because that's exactly one of the audiences that I was hoping this episode… https://t.co/ktI7RcuWIy
Retweeted by Pavan Srinathಸಮಯ, ಕಾಲ, ಮಾನವ ಮೀರದೆ ಇರುವಂತಹ ಒಂದು ಪರಿಕಲ್ಪನೆ. ವೈಜ್ಞಾನಿಕ ಕಥೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕಾಲಸಂಚಾರ ಒಂದು ಮುಖ್ಯವಾದ ಪಾತ್ರ ಹೊಂದಿದೆ. ಗೌತಮ್ ಶೆಣಾ… https://t.co/GPQYMCIB9h
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathWill humans ever be able to travel back in time? What would you do if you had a chance to go beyond the world aroun… https://t.co/jjg0TaE4gO
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2/28
2020
@theBekku @DayDreamer1100 @HaratePod @craynonymous @SuryaPrakashBS @ThinkPragati @IVMPodcasts Thanks for this! Will… https://t.co/YzOJltzDWf
2/27
2020
ನಮ್ಮ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಭವಿಷ್ಯದ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನದ ಉದ್ಯಮಗಳಿಗೆ ಸೂಕ್ತವಾದದ್ದಲ್ಲ. ನಮ್ಮ ಈ ಸಂಚಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಶ್ರೀಧರ್ ಪಬ್ಬಿಶೆಟ್ಟಿ ಮತ್ತು ರ… https://t.co/bX47KUAyPd
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2/25
2020
@saurabhchandra The Indian Republic is about as old, isn't it?
2/16
2020
On our Kannada Podcast #ThaleHarate, Pavan (@zeusisdead) and Ganesh (@craynonymous) are joined by Narayan Prasad (… https://t.co/N4NY8ZdbIA
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2/14
2020
2020ರಲ್ಲಿ ರಾಕೆಟ್ ಸೈನ್ಸ್ ಇನ್ನು ಕಷ್ಟವೇ? ನಮ್ಮ ಈ ಸಂಚಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ನಾರಾಯಣ್ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ @cosmosguru ಅವರು ಅಂತರಿಕ್ಷದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ, ಅಲ್ಲಿಯ… https://t.co/fyBRFQq8dQ
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathIs Rocket Science still as difficult as we make it out to be, in 2020? Narayan Prasad @cosmosguru provides a refres… https://t.co/EsAnmOsUpc
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @BlueJay102 Kannan, I'm getting to your message late, but thank you for making my day! It's personally a pleasure t… https://t.co/GQoRfH2ENk
2/13
2020
Fires and droughts around the world. Some in our control and some beyond. No scalable solutions for climate change… https://t.co/WYxNZRpUnU
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathPhysics progressed as a science because of Brahe's data, Kepler's empirics and Newton's models. Where is Economic… https://t.co/uT3wy8wtXj
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2/12
2020
On #ThePragatiPodcast, @anupammanur talks to @zeusisdead about changing consumer behaviour because of slow economic… https://t.co/CBJ1BX8CKL
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2/11
2020
Please help id this species to my 3 yr old daughters who found and showed me this aggregate of ‘red little cockroac… https://t.co/mmbIggt4Hb
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathAnimation shows satellite images of #ValleyofFlowers (Uttarakhand) in four different seasons. Four different colour… https://t.co/v0UVA1BT9R
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2/10
2020
On our Kannada Podcast #ThaleHarate, Dr.Avinash Ambale (@aviambale) joins @SuryaPrakashBS and @zeusisdead to expla… https://t.co/HtHW3sN1KG
Retweeted by Pavan Srinathಬುದ್ಧಿವಂತಿಕೆ ಅಂದರೆ ಏನು? ಆರ್ಟಿಫಿಶಿಯಲ್ ಇಂಟೆಲಿಜೆನ್ಸ್, ಎ.ಐ. ಸಾಮರ್ಥ್ಯವೇನು? ಅವಿನಾಶ್ ಆಂಬಳೆ @aviambale ಅವರು ನರ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ, ತ… https://t.co/jPrMCC6esa
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathWe have seen rapid advancements in machine vision' and pattern recognition, but what are the next steps towards mac… https://t.co/EwdKOw19Z3
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2/7
2020
Here is my story on infection control in Indian hospitals, against the background of growing antimicrobial resistan… https://t.co/gqoNT3hRWk
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathThe coronavirus has raised questions on hygiene in Indian hospitals (particularly government facilities where suspe… https://t.co/stcXYecAHS
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath#coronavirus | Lack of toilets, acute water shortage in the quarantine facility for nCov at a town in Haryana leave… https://t.co/z9Ox7FnRQ8
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathOn the new episode of #ThePragatiPodcast , @anupammanur joins @zeusisdead to talk about the current economic status… https://t.co/AwpS77kunw
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathHow can we get India's economic growth back on track? Is less than 5% growth all but a recession for a developing c… https://t.co/4yW2t1x2aD
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2/5
2020
@qfint This also reminds me of what someone said about CAG's auditing in the country. Performance and outcome audit… https://t.co/H21ESzNOa9 @qfint Agree. Bad time for a switch. Also, I don't think that the cash budgeting should be done away with. Both tog… https://t.co/EnBURj45As @qfint Wouldn't this be a good thing? Railways started asset registries a while back, and there were some attempts… https://t.co/EzEdL1qUho
2/3
2020
@eriktorenberg Hi Erik, I'd love to host you on The Pragati Podcast, to talk about the evolution of venture capital… https://t.co/Y96L67XfTn
2/1
2020
Three musketeers, all playing happily together was a sight to behold. We shipped our first Sherpa to a customer! https://t.co/l0TLLa5Abq
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1/29
2020
@sudhee26 Hi Sudheendra, could you share your email ID? Would like to get in touch.
1/27
2020
Join us on 26Jan2020, 1030AM-1230PM for our next "Know The 1300-Year History of The Hebbal Region" at the Hebbal-Ki… https://t.co/hegEKHFI8H
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @arpitrage Great thread! While caste may not be solely responsible for our economic outcomes, caste still has the… https://t.co/4LBMkoRVhGBangalore Twitter, we wish to give away this shower-commode wheelchair, which would need little painting for the ru… https://t.co/oekPf28Elu
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1/21
2020
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Retweeted by Pavan SrinathDr AP Ashwin Kumar’s fantastic insight that when fanatic nationalism co-opts or takes over traditional religious ic… https://t.co/iKvRU6tGiF
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1/19
2020
@peegeekay Which lake is this?Good morning. In a democracy, anyone can hold up a sign saying "Free Kashmir". If it bothers you that much, make… https://t.co/zD34yS4XvI
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathSome good news in the New Year: @Rukmini has won the Likho Awards for Media Excellence 2019 for her #PlainFacts pie… https://t.co/BQC7zOCzDz
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @ainvvy Amazon's opposition to the host of laws and moves planned / carried out by the government: e-commerce polic… https://t.co/7Dtmi38HWj
1/18
2020
@vasantshetty81 Thanks! @vasantshetty81 Vasant, what's the source for the data? Want to read more.Promote Vegan/Vegetarianism by all means but when the state has over 70% population that consumes meat in one or th… https://t.co/3B6nc2lPRd
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathChristopher Tolkien is no more. But will live on forever as the child of Beren Luthien. Thank you for making the… https://t.co/yjzQoTCErt @craynonymous https://t.co/TyDsgdlbz1
1/17
2020
@peakbengaluru @DunzoIt Hanuman was more reliable. :)
1/16
2020
On #ThePragatiPodcast, a rebroadcast episode with @zeusisdead and AP Ashwin Kumar gives an insight into what is nat… https://t.co/cNtr7tNpdu
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @aparanjape @ngkabra @kaneenikasinha So we were a star attraction at India Science Fest at Pune. Some 7k+ people s… https://t.co/Mr6or97Xu2
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathWe are at IISER Pune! cc: @aparanjape @ngkabra @kaneenikasinha https://t.co/4nCdlkIUMl
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1/15
2020
On #ThePragatiPodcast, @rohini_mohan joins Pavan Srinath (@zeusisdead) to talk about the NRC implemented in Assam.… https://t.co/XzHXVjHeao
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1/14
2020
23andMe has sold the rights to develop a drug based on its users’ DNA https://t.co/bQ0C2le8kT https://t.co/YpJVvMjqHi
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @neuroimm Sigh. Chemistry must be too boring for physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists to dump on any more. @karthiks :DTIL average human body temp in the US is 97.9°F, not 98.6°F (37°C). Body temp has been falling for decades, probabl… https://t.co/mYu2xZagVJ
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1/13
2020
.@SushantSin suggests a big shift in tone from the new Army Chief, after Bipin Rawat's openly political tenure https://t.co/yTSbz5RhD1
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1/12
2020
It happens only in India:-) https://t.co/bZLfNYrKdc
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathThose who think passports work. A renewal should mean older passport is good enough. But it isn’t. https://t.co/1XpYxubzte
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1/11
2020
What non-English podcasts do you listen to?
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathA nation-wide NRC is an unknown beast of unknown dimensions. What can we learn from the Assam NRC, where 19 lakh pe… https://t.co/e9gYKJM2f5
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1/10
2020
On the 50th special release of #ThaleHarate, @zeusisdead is joined by @iissarayu and Alok Prasanna Kumar to underst… https://t.co/jXVqkDcG8p
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathMint's #PlainFacts team is hiring. Interested candidates may send in their applications by 24 Jan 2019 at: pramit.b… https://t.co/fHqImBH3cS
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathIn these six months, I hope to be able to save Dropout, CollegeHumor, Drawfee, Dorkly, and many of our shows. Some… https://t.co/XmdKDqLX8V
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathDropout 2.0 launches at the end of the month, and along with it come two long-desired features: (a) downloads and (… https://t.co/l0uxj4z4e5
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathLong story short, I need your support now more than ever. The #1 way you can support me is to stay subscribed to Dr… https://t.co/6y9pGZUvHS
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathSo, bad news – with a twist. IAC, our parent company, has made the difficult decision to no longer finance us. To… https://t.co/RhCRvm9alA
Retweeted by Pavan Srinathme in ten years talking what it was like working at @CollegeHumor @rekhalshankar @mschaubach @Gabrus https://t.co/4dPMeGR2uK
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @tyang209 @jacuzzitubbs @LilyD @sheastrauss @BestJakeYoung @JHallComics @eliyudin Finally: I need to appreciate… https://t.co/2rsZG93vIP
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @GrantOB and @agbeardsley's "Total Forgiveness" is one of the most honest and nerve-wracking comedy projects I have… https://t.co/5lbmjQEczY
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @KatieMarovitch @MikeWTrapp frankly doesn't need my recc; the dude is such a talented pro that he's probably alread… https://t.co/irrfgVs6YB
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathFor 20 years, CH paid some of the best young comedians, writers, and artists in the country to do nothing but come… https://t.co/6fCOeyCwc4
Retweeted by Pavan Srinathಸಿ.ಎ.ಎ. ಮತ್ತು ಏನ್.ಆರ್.ಸಿ. ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಲಕ್ಷಾಂತರ ಜನರು ಏಕೆ ಹೋರಾಟ ಮಾಡುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾರೆ? ಒಂದು ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಪೌರತ್ವ ನೋಂದಣಿ ಇಂದ ಆಗುವ ಸಮ… https://t.co/yoWO50HCu3
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathWhy is the CAA unconstitutional? Why are lakhs of people protesting against the possibility of an NRC? Why aren't I… https://t.co/YVWVRb1Eif
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1/9
2020
"Official India data suggests that ... when it comes to paperwork, the poor and marginalized are most likely to be… https://t.co/oETFwczqwE
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathTelugu Twitter: I will start hosting a Telugu news podcast on @SunoIndia_in soon. Thank you, @priyakamal and… https://t.co/upVdckfwAu
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1/7
2020
Here's my account of what happened at the JNU main gate last night. Violence happened not only inside but also outs… https://t.co/8minlwn9E9
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathYesterday those who entered JNU weren't goons -- they were not there only to bully and intimidate, they were also t… https://t.co/6R4HNmJw8u
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @NagendraRaoTR @vasantshetty81 And it's useful to look at that as organised crime too. Your point was?If a group indulges in more violence than politics, it isn't a political organisation. They are organised crimina… https://t.co/hE1Dp77hVmProtests are a part of politics. Violence isn't. Violence is the end of politics.The good @Sourav_RB is doing basic police work instead of the Delhi Police. https://t.co/CPciZM3hXk #JNUattackGoing by the spontaneous protests of the last few weeks, millions of Indians understand what CAB & NRC are, & their… https://t.co/lZHVesbdx9
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathLearn about the rich history of Veeragallus in Karnataka beyond Bengaluru in our recent anniversary episode of… https://t.co/bxDejvzVcE
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathThe @inscriptionblr group effort to build a Mantapa in Hebbal for Bangalore's oldest named citizen is coming to fru… https://t.co/oViQq9iB05
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1/6
2020
Thread: Here's a compilation of some timelapse animations that show different stories from across India over the… https://t.co/tYLiOpA7bi
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1/2
2020
@RoopeshChopra Thank you so much, Roopesh ji. A good new year to you too.
1/1
2019
Here's an old clip I took in 2009 of an unsuccessful advance by a male Phidippus mystaceus. Check the palp beating! http://t.co/jlRkYiDbDh
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathBrilliant! I have been guilty of this as well. https://t.co/nIkQkeK3jt
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12/31
2019
@bvrajiv @HaratePod @SuryaPrakashBS @craynonymous @inscriptionblr @ThinkPragati Thank you Rajiv avare. He does, and… https://t.co/T2kLpHPics
12/30
2019
@arvind_ilamaran No need to credit Musk. Has been an important theme in near-future space fiction. Kim Stanley Ro… https://t.co/8fORb15oIR7 people including 6 women detained in Chennai's Besant Nagar area for drawing rangoli against CAA. #CAAProtestshttps://t.co/QEXJKqlilu
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath1/5 Early chemists were a bunch of wildly adventurous folk. Constantly in search of the philosopher’s stone and oth… https://t.co/fR8ChxzcU9
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathICYMI: The DNA Bill currently in Parliament establishes a forensic DNA database to identify repeat offenders. How l… https://t.co/JLLcXlIqPp
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathThis is the story of somebody who had to spend more than 3 years at a detention camp in Assam. I have no words to d… https://t.co/RotK01dh8X
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath"She has enough documents to prove that she is Sabiya Khatun. But a tribunal had declared her a foreigner because t… https://t.co/BAYbSWEYGr
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12/29
2019
@venadavenu @nandita_j #TIL about the utility of the thorns. Gasteracantha are fun to spot. Here's an old one. https://t.co/OMjxtHuUCM
12/28
2019
@MysoreSourabh @HaratePod @SuryaPrakashBS @craynonymous @inscriptionblr @ThinkPragati Check out our latest episode, you may enjoy it. :)
12/27
2019
Nuclear war feels unthinkable, but how much peace does nuclear deterrence guarantee? Do nuclear programmes truly de… https://t.co/D9LQ7OUFWD
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @bhardwajme @acorn @pluday Yes.In the 1850s, surveyors estimated estimated the exact height of Mount Everest to be 29,000 ft. Listen to the stor… https://t.co/Oh3HpS3BPw
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathCheck responses to this tweet!! https://t.co/byQ2DZBnnS
Retweeted by Pavan SrinathA group of pro science members eat breakfast during the eclipse in front of Town Hall, Bangalore. They want to crea… https://t.co/vJtCAcP6IL
Retweeted by Pavan Srinath @JonahBlank The story of how the two feet got added is hilarious. https://t.co/QdY7GZn21M https://t.co/Kel3z1ifg7
12/26
2019

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