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Word: Plagiarism

This is a tough one! Plagiarism has similarity to the word “Plague” that is used to refer to an infectious disease that we need to stay away from. Likewise, we also need to stay away from stealing, cheating, piracy, and well, plagiarism.

Word: Punctilious

Punctilious should remind you of punctures – small holes in tyres – that result in the release of air from the tyre. A punctilious person will not permit any such puncture or hole in his or her work that can result in compromising his or her quality of work.

Book Review: 1984 by George Orwell

This book is a must-read for everyone, especially because of the times we live in. Technology makes it possible for the governments around the world to monitor what we think, say, or do. Bots are able to shape public opinions on a massive scale. The 140 and 280 character limits on social networking sites have damaged our capacity to think critically and empathise with others.