Science Tech  /  Published 15.03.21

Advertised storage is not what you get

I have a Samsung M20 mobile handset with 32GB storage. I also have a memory card where the large files are stored. Despite this, I am told I have just 1GB to 2GB space left. Soumojyoti Dey Storage o...
By Surit Doss in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.03.21

Learning to remember, learning to believe

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.21

The trickster: memory, story, desire

Memory is a tricky thing. Most of us, I reckon, tend to fall back on our memories if we’re asked to give an account of who we are, what we do, how we spend our time, what we enjoy or dislike and...
By Samantak Das in

Education  /  Published 02.02.21

Tips to help you remember

I can’t memorise anything. As a result, my scores in subjects such as chemistry are getting worse. Can you tell me how to improve my ability to mug up? Name withheld As a student, memory becom...
By Shivani Manchanda in

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

Partition: memories for the future

Nations have their own ways of dealing with memories of trauma. For the newly independent India, a project of silence seemed necessary for the project of the nation-state. Indeed, there may be some se...
By Manas Ray in


Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

In memoriam: Remembering is never easy

The perfectly normal process of getting to know another person is something each one of us has done hundreds, if not thousands, of times in our life, and a lot of it has to do with trying to discover ...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.20

Democracy’s future: Gods versus robots

Whatever be the final outcome of the presidential elections in the United States of America, thinkers all over the world are seriously worried about the future of democracy, at least the kind of democ...
By G.N. Devy in

India  /  Published 31.08.20

Unlikely pals — and outcome

Daya seems to have lost his memory, from whatever cause, by the late 1980s. The man from the Saora tribal community lived in a shack in the forests of Ziro Valley in Lower Subansiri district, keeping ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Science Tech  /  Published 17.08.20

When computers remember.

Memory is always considered secondary to logic. The supremacy of the pure logic of machines over random, unpruned memories of the human mind has been an enduring conviction. We aspire towards machine-...
By Udayan Ganguly in

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.19

The cloth and the tailored cut of it

There used to be, in the era of NothingHappened, a thing, or shall we say, a concoction. It was called Incrementin — don’t want to use the real name folks, for fear that it may be construed as adv...
By Sankarshan Thakur in


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