My grandmother (ammumma)'s garam masala recipe
An itinerary and some things I found useful from a trip to Beijing with short layovers in Istanbul.
On the origin of the word punch
A meandering meditation on the power of unchecked identity
A poem about Detroit
Viewing the contemporary conversation on the "metaverse" through the dystopian lens of Snow Crash.
Observing the importance of memes and performance art in large scale human cooperation
(Alternately titled – ️🗝️NFTs and the keys to a universe🌌) This is another [https://www.rahulshankar.com/on-kings/] somewhat stream of consciousness post. I think I may make these more of the norm to encourage myself to be more prolific. Less editing, more writing, for now. And a disclaimer - when
Thoughts on nurturing a curious, earnest, emotionally aware masculinity
As I've been thinking more about spaces [https://www.rahulshankar.com/default-spaces/] I'm trying to get smarter about how zoning and land use is structured in the United States and different parts of the world. If I had to define zoning, it would be something like