Impulse, Emotions and Thinking

Our life is mostly on autopilot, jumping into conclusions too soon, too often. Our mind always tries to save energy. In the pre-industrial era, that made sense. We can produce as much food as we can eat, why does our brain still try to reduce the energy consumption? The scarcity mindset is deep-wired in our mind to let go. Critical thinking happens in the cerebrum, cerebellum acts as autopilot whereas limbic system sits between cerebrum and cerebellum and augments cerebellum to form the hind-bra…

Information War

Information is a key data or knowledge that is useful to the given party. In the Information Age, information holds the greatest value. A warfare deals with neutralizing the enemies' power. Information warfare and iWar mostly deals with getting key information, hiding it from enemies, making the information obscure, adding lies to it, completely changing the information and many other forms of strategies in which enemies' information center and knowledge is compromised. As a result, enemy can't …

Horizontal-Niche Market Dynamics

Broad Market Market with substantial or wide profit margins or spread. Opposite of thin market. Business Dictionary A broad market or a horizontal market is a market with high spread. Spread is defined as a difference between seller and buyer bids. There is high profit margins in a wide market but the buyer is also unwilling most of the time becuase of the spread. Generally a broad market has a generalized product or service that it tries to cater to most of the customers i.e. it c…

The Mystery Spot and The Wrong Slant

The Mystery Spot The Mystery Spot is a gravity hill, a major tourist attraction, located in Santa Cruz, California opened in 1939 by George Prather. Tour guides lead visitors with demonstrations that showcase the site's unusual effects. Prather was inspired to open the spot by the popularity of Oregon Vortex which consist of interesting effects like gravity hill, optical illusions, etc. The proprietors of both The Mystery Spot and The Oregon Vortex claim these properties are due to paranormal pr…

Rato ra Chandra Surya, Our pride and us

Yogeshwor Amatya has given his own music and voice to this song along with a beautiful music video. Amatya's work is inspiring in every way. While rewatching the video today, I came across a parallel view in which I compare the song with the current state of Nepalese people. A bit of history Our glory, our identity relies on the geography or some incidents from the past. The most recent are from second world war when Nepalese soldiers, recruited under British Army, fought for The All…