Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra on Padmavati: Right to express as a filmmaker is as fundamental as right to protest

Sudhir Mishra

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra on Padmavati: Right to express as a filmmaker is as fundamental as right to protest Sudhir Mishra spoke about a filmmaker’s right to express at the ongoing IFFI, Goa. Mishra also addressed the Padmavati controversy at the festival. Amid the row over Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed Padmavati, director Sudhir Mishra today said a filmmaker’s right to express is as fundamental as a person’s right to protest. Mishra said that people have a right to express their anguish with anything they might find offensive as India is a democracy. “As…

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Teaching robots right from wrong

Teaching robots right from wrong

Teaching robots right from wrong   Scientists and philosophers team up to help robots make good choices Teaching : You’re rushing across the school parking lot to get to your first class on time when you notice a friend is in trouble. She’s texting and listening to music on her headphones. Unawares, she’s also heading straight for a gaping hole in the sidewalk. What do you do? The answer seems pretty simple: Run over and try to stop her before she hurts herself. Who cares if you might be a…

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4 Stephen Hawking Quotes, Because This Guy Is Right About Everything

4 Stephen Hawking Quotes, Because This Guy Is Right About Everything

4 Stephen Hawking Quotes, Because This Guy Is Right About Everything For any atheist who’s been raising an eyebrow at the recent antics of self-initiated atheism spokesperson Richard Dawkins, we’ve now got a better boxer in our ring. Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking is an atheist, and he just made clear his previously ambiguous stance on his own faith. While it was safe to assume that this is probably the case for someone who has openly criticized the childish notion of heaven, Hawking has made a conscious effort in…

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