Araf Momen Aka

February 18, 2021
February 18, 2021

Time for a radical rethinking of our education system

In order to ensure a sufficient pool of qualified people in a nation, it is necessary to have an up-to-date education system that is on a par with the demands of the global economy.

September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020

Parental overprotection: Why is it not questioned?

The policy of protectionism is loosely referred to as the policy where an entity of higher authority, whether it is a guardian or the government of a state, closely monitors and controls another...

June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020

Documentaries and How to Make Sense of Them

Documentaries are cool. You know what's cooler? Proper, well-researched documentaries.

March 23, 2020
March 23, 2020

Could universal basic income be the answer to ending poverty?

Universal basic income (UBI) is a concept that has come a long way from its primitive form back in the 16th century, when a Spanish Renaissance scholar named Johannes Ludovicus Vives suggested that...

March 12, 2020
March 12, 2020

The Magic of Adaptive Music in Video Games

Background music has long been a staple in video games. From the shorter and more cheerful version of Korobeiniki being played in the classic Tetris, to the sombre boss music in games like Dark...

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

Maslow’s Hierarchy of University Student Needs

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, portrayed on a pyramid, is an essential tool to understand why people act the way they act.

December 26, 2019
December 26, 2019

The Castle at the Top of the Falls

I first caught a glimpse of the Rhine Falls while I was in the train to Neuhausen am Rheinfall, a small town in Switzerland.

December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019

Of pre-determined endings and brilliancy

It isn’t easy to keep one’s attention glued to the contents of an art piece once the ending is already pointed out right at the beginning. Of course, some do indeed claw their way out of the...

November 28, 2019
November 28, 2019

A clean review of Dhaka’s public toilets

So, what happens when such a call comes when we are out in strange lands outside out homes? How will we relieve ourselves of such a crucial duty?

November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019

SLOW, STEADY AND FUN

Strategy games are of many types, some are fast-paced and have an instant response, and some drag on for quite a while.