Monday, May 05, 2008

Links ...

Rahul Basu's post with links to two recent articles on the state of Indian science -- both painted a gloomy picture -- has generated quite an interesting discussion featuring, among others, blogger-academics Rahul Siddharthan, Ananthanarayan and Sunil Mukhi. Definitely worth a few minutes of your time.

Dan Ariely on three main lessons of psychology.

Via Tyler Cowen, an Econ Journal Watch Symposium titled Reaching the Top? On Gender Balance in the Economics Profession (pdf).

Ian Chappell on the Magic of Shane: Warne is "the best skipper [I've] seen never to captain Australia" in Test cricket.

Celebrity Blog of the Day: Shubha Mudgal. In particular, check out her post on My Land, My State.

Finally, the mystery link.