Author Archives: Shrikant Rangnekar

Harold Warp’s Pioneer Village: See How America Grew

Harold Warp’s parents immigrated to America from Norway and setup a homestead on the Nebraska Prairies in 1873. Harold, born in 1903, the youngest of twelve children, grew up as a barefooted farm-boy herding cattle and was enthralled by new … Continue reading

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Three Ayn Rand Movies: Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead & We the Living

How does the new Atlas Shrugged Movie compare to We the Living and The Fountainhead movies? Ayn Rand’s ideas grew in depth, breadth and explicitness across her three novels: We the Living, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Concretizing them in … Continue reading

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Objective Economics: How Ayn Rand’s Philosophy Changes Everything About Economics by Northrup Buechner

I am pleased that, my friend, Northrup Buechner’s life’s work: “Objective Economics: How Ayn Rand’s Philosophy Changes Everything About Economics” is about to be released. I have been reading various drafts of it for 4 years and highly recommend it. … Continue reading

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TED Talk Recommendations

I rummaged through hundreds of videos at TED.org, and here are the best ones I found. 1. Craig Venter is transforming biology through computing 2. The beauty of data visualization 3. Witness exponential progress of technology after technology 4. Can … Continue reading

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Is Internet Changing the Way You Think?

What is your answer to this question? Please add your comment. I am reading a book that asks this question to 150 people in various fields. See here. I will be posting brief summaries of the most interesting themes that … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged Movie: A Roman Copy of a Greek Original

March 4, 2011 (added an update on March 5 below) I just saw the New York showing of the Atlas Shrugged Part I movie. This is a brief review of it. If you would rather watch the movie first before … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged Part I Movie Review (First Version)

I have updated this review and renamed it, see here I just saw the New York showing of the Atlas Shrugged Part I movie. This is a brief review of it. If you would rather watch the movie first before … Continue reading

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