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So, thREAD is a year older and — hopefully — wiser. With over 350 articles and 110 authors, we hope we have come close, with each piece, to reading nuance between the lines, with a personal touch (because we feel nothing is more objective than the subjective experience) and an immersive interface to go with it.
As thREAD marks its first year, here is a selection of choice pieces that you may enjoy reading or re-reading.
Siachen Diaries | A tough terrain
Siachen is a legacy of partition. In this multi-part series, The Hindu 's Dinakar Peri chronicles the annual trek with the Indian Army to the world's highest battlefield.
The eternal isolation of our spheres
The most profound scientific discovery that our species can make is a non-discovery; that we are alone in this illimitable universe.
Se-deuced off court
Here's a piece of short fiction that douses you in the Wimbledon atmosphere. But beware, there will be a challenge at the final point.
A piece of quiet
In a world where you can encounter as much noise on a crowded road as within your own chattering mind, it's essential we build a space of quiet, a gentle buffer zone, within ourselves and our verbal spaces.
Consequences of the algorithm
AI has a mathematical morality, a calculating code of ethics. Should we be worried about leaving life-altering decisions in hands that operate by rule of thumb?
Clouds that burst our bubble
While climate change took centerstage in the global consciousness, a real-time demonstration of nature's power in south India put the dynamics of the debate in perspective...
A tale for a tour guide
A writer's job is to dig under the artificial narratives we form in the pursuit of being politically correct.
Having moved back to the Promised Land — from Calcutta, Cochin, Manipur — over the last few decades, Indian-origin Jews, or Bene Israel, are large in number but not as prosperous.
In reel: The language of the Gods
Can the attempt at reviving Sanskrit under the present government prove to be a blessing in disguise, enabling filmmakers to explore new avenues in Indian cinema?
On the road to Karimganj
Bishwanath Ghosh's footprints along the Radcliffe Line reach Karimganj, severed from its parent Sylhet by just a short ferry across the Kushiyara. The azan call from either side of the border, though, sounds quite the same...