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With what seems to be a rising spate of large earthquakes everywhere these days, to me it seems all bets are off. We can take nothing for granted. Not even 400 years of absolute seismic inactivity in a region seems … Continue reading
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Comes with own car, driver, laundry and dryer… Spotted on Changlam 2010.
The belief that our traditional methods of construction are safe because they have stood the ‘test of time’ is both true and false. The test is in how a building performs during an earthquake and many moderate ones may have … Continue reading
During the March 11 earthquake in Japan, foreigners who had dashed out of the stairs in panic marveled at the calm way the Japanese people strode down in perfect order and self-control. On 18 September it was the turn of … Continue reading
I don’t have the data to support this claim, but it seems to me that per capita, Bhutan is probably the most over-trained country in the world. To put it unkindly, HRD has for long been one of the enduring … Continue reading
Group think is a concept that was identified by Irving Janis that refers to faulty decision-making in a group. Groups experiencing group think do not consider all alternatives and they desire unanimity and cooperation at the expense of quality decisions. … Continue reading