Some interesting articles:
 How political correctness interferes with academic freedom, facts and universities’ mission
 How Do People Get New Ideas?
 The Professor and the Politician
 Honest discussion about caste in India
 What does it mean to be educated?
 The usefulness of useless knowledge
 In praise of idleness
 The way society trains individuals to serve the needs of the society
Others:
 PhD comics
 If you want to email me any document, do not send ‘.doc’/’.docx’ documents; send me a ‘.pdf’ instead. Any email containing ‘.doc’/’.docx’ as attachment is directed to my email trash
 Three logicians in a bar
Packages for academic purposes:
 LaTeX  A document preparation system and TeX Live  an easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system.
 PGF/TikZ  Drawing beautiful diagrams and plots in LaTeX
 Graphviz a graph visualization software and its tutorial
 GeoGebra  a graphing software
 Eigen  a C++ template library for linear algebra: matrices, vectors, numerical solvers, and related algorithms and EigenMATLAB cheatsheet
 Mathematics Genealogy Grapher  a tool to gather the information for building math genealogy trees with data from the Mathematics Genealogy Project
 Desmos  Graphing function, data, equations, transformations, etc.
Other Math Links:
Illusions:
Computer/Coding related stuff:
 Why use preprocessor #define instead of variables or functions?
 Installing Ubuntu on Macbook Pro
 Pictorial description of Git
 Using secure copy (scp)

Adjusting brightness on ubuntu:
xrandr output DVI0 brightness 0.5
where ‘DVI0’ is the name of the display device and 0.5 is the brightness value, which can vary from 0 to 1. The name of the display device can be found by running the command:
xrandr current verbose
Typically the name of the display device is one of the following: ‘DVI0’, ‘DVI1’, ‘LVDS1’.