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Devangshu Datta

Articles by Devangshu Datta

Fractal Logic

Fractal Logic

Feb 16, 2016 Devangshu Datta

What is the minimum number of bounces that must be taken to figure out the height from which eggs must be...

Heads Or Tails?

Heads Or Tails?

Jan 18, 2016 Devangshu Datta

Try your hand at an elegant, old puzzle. It’s not too hard.

Choices Driverless Cars Will Have To Make?

Choices Driverless Cars Will Have To Make?

Dec 04, 2015 Devangshu Datta

?Some intriguing ethical problem must be solved before driverless vehicles can be adopted in really large...

Sublime Sensex Scam

Sublime Sensex Scam

Nov 04, 2015 Devangshu Datta

One of the most enduring "420s" is the newsletter scam. It goes like this.?..

The Spotlight Fallacy

The Spotlight Fallacy

Oct 05, 2015 Devangshu Datta

And why India must learn to forgive start-up failures

The Startup Quiz

The Startup Quiz

Oct 05, 2015 Devangshu Datta

Check if you know some unusual facts about some well-known entrepreneurs

A Puzzle For Male Cyclists

A Puzzle For Male Cyclists

Aug 27, 2015 Devangshu Datta

The association between cycling and prostrate cancer is frightening news for a middle aged man who likes...

The Omar Sharif Bridge Circus

The Omar Sharif Bridge Circus

Jul 18, 2015 Devangshu Datta

An appraisal of one of the world's best bridge players, and a tough problem...

Eclectica

Eclectica

Jul 06, 2015 Devangshu Datta

A quiz on each of the nine streams

Correlation Conundrum

Correlation Conundrum

Jun 17, 2015 Devangshu Datta

Some of the finest epidemiological work has involved sorting through data and working out correlations.

A World War - II Puzzle

A World War - II Puzzle

May 25, 2015 Devangshu Datta

One of the more vital contributions to Allied victory in World War II was made by the mathematician, Abraham...

Risk & Reward

Risk & Reward

May 15, 2015 Devangshu Datta

As the song goes, "Know when to hold and know when to fold".

Smart Stuff

Smart Stuff

Apr 27, 2015 Devangshu Datta

Should rummy be called a game of chance? Or is it a game of skill?

Fractal Logic

Fractal Logic

Apr 14, 2015 Devangshu Datta

Fancy a shot at an entertaining logical problem?

A Neo-Classical Gymnasium

A Neo-Classical Gymnasium

Apr 13, 2015 Devangshu Datta

Anybody who wants to get smarter has to sweat for it.

That Tuft Of Hair

That Tuft Of Hair

Nov 21, 2011 Devangshu Datta

Was that a Belgian boy? Thundering typhoons!

1991 Quiz

1991 Quiz

Jan 10, 2011 Devangshu Datta

On May 31 1991, an independent, quasi-judicial body took charge at India Inc. Which body?

Answers

Answers

Jan 10, 2011 Devangshu Datta

Check out how well you know your 1991

Voiced Over

Voiced Over

Nov 08, 2010 Devangshu Datta

If the reader isn’t looking for great insights, it’s a good way to spend a couple of hours

An Advanced Pawn

An Advanced Pawn

Nov 10, 2008 Devangshu Datta

Anand's win over Kramnik combines strategic finesse with versatility