Book review of “Code Name Madeline – A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris”. It is the story of a Sufi mystic’s daughter who grew up in France but joined a top-secret British unit and played a pivotal role in the D-Day victory.
Author Archives: Shekhar Dasgupta
Circles, Covid, Crypto, Cyber.…. The Greek Connection!
A short primer on Cryptocurrencies – how and why Bitcoin emerged with blockchain, abuse of Crypto exchanges for ransom payments and why Greece became an early adopter of Cryptocurrency
Did You Just Get a Sticker Shock?
Origin and Short History of the Word ‘Inflation’
Ajeeb Dastan Hai Yeh
Book Review of The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment
Wireless Power Transmission: Solving the Last Mile Conundrum
Wireless Power Transmission from renewable energy farms has potential for transformative impact in India’s rural electrification, economic development and military security.
“I know about him. He was a polymath.” That is how a lady in the US described the Poet, Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, on a Zoom call when I mentioned about a recent work I had completed on Rabindranath Tagore. I was talking to a lady lawyer who also did master’s in library science fromContinue reading “A Polymath”
Events During My Presidency Years
A perfect storm had just been brewed (in 1977) to mark the beginning of an indigenous computer industry in India.