Chaitanya Sethi

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 21 Likes | @ChaitanyaSethi | A concoction of quirks,wit and sarcasm. Easily bribed with books. Amateur blogger. Proficient counsellor. Expert daydreamer.

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Neurophotonics Center: Advancing Understanding of the Brain

The understanding of the human brain has leaped forward in recent years, with the help of the emerging field of neurophotonics, a noninvasive, …

100 Must-Read LGBTQIA YA Books

Welcome to a list of 100 must-read LGBTQIA YA books! Yes, these are all must-reads, and no, this is definitely NOT all the queer YA books that exist. …

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

Books for the Trump years: For when your heart aches and you can’t leave the bed

<b>(AP/Beth J. Harpaz)</b><p>As we reach the end of annus horribilis 2016, take some time to read — or listen — to these suggestions<p>Michael Winship<p>December 25, 2016 4:59pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p><i>These are the times that try men’s and women’s souls. With inauguration day just</i> …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

Recognizing and understanding bias is invaluable because it enables you to think more objectively and to interact more effectively with other people.<p>The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

11 countries with the best quality of life in the world

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently released its 2016 Better Life Index of countries with the best quality of …

Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantánamo

Every day when Lt. Cmdr. Shay Rosecrans crossed into the military detention center at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, she tucked her medical school class ring into her bra, covered the name on her uniform with tape and hid her necklace under her T-shirt, especially if she was wearing a cross.<p>She tried to …

Locals Recommend the Best Books to Read in 12 Cities Around the World

Experts share the books that will give you insight into the city you're visiting.<p>A good book can transport you to another world, and if that book is …

Good luck in making Google reveal its algorithm | John Naughton

Angela Merkel’s desire to make search-engine algorithms transparent is laudable, but controlling the power of Google et al will be more complex than that<p>On 25 October, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, wandered into unfamiliar territory – at least for a major politician. Addressing a media …