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March 30, 2017
Perhaps a post on these programming languages needs no fore ward. But then again, for the skeptics who are rooting for Go and Swift, here’s a little bit of background that reinforces the fact that despite not being the most popular ones today, these object-oriented languages still form the base for many applications. Why bother […]
March 23, 2017
Silicon Valley has been upbeat about Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for a while now. But it appears that USA is not the only one riding this wave. Rest of the world, including India, has been creating a stir in these fields as well. Although it is hard to predict how many Oculus devices or […]
March 17, 2017
Toward the end of 2016, Google DeepMind made their machine learning platform, DeepMind Lab, publicly available. Despite warnings from experts like Professor Stephen Hawking, Google’s decision to expose its software to other developers is part of a movement to further develop the capabilities of machine learning. They aren’t the only ones though. Facebook made its […]
March 1, 2017
“Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science of how to get machines to do the things they do in the movies.”- Astro Teller Do you remember HAL 9000- the know-all machine, Baymax- the personal healthcare robot, Ava- the human looking robot, and WALL-E- the cleaning robot? I am sure you do. After all, they are famous […]
February 28, 2017
"What is imagination?...It is a God-like, a noble faculty. It renders earth tolerable; it teaches us to live, in the tone of the eternal." - Ada Lovelace to Charles Babbage When Charles Babbage, in 1837, proposed a ”Fully programmable machine” which would be later called an Analytical engine, not even the government who seed-funded his […]
February 19, 2017
With Women's Day just around the corner, HackerEarth wants to celebrate Ada for her amazing intellect and for laying the foundation for the world of programming, a world that binds all us developers together. Here’s a short post on the life of Ada Lovelace, who remains “a powerful symbol for modern women in technology.” Little did […]
February 1, 2017
Do you know SixDegrees.com was the first social network site which allowed the user to create a profile and connect? In a world of 7 billion people, it seems hard to believe that the Six degrees of Separation theory contend that we are all connected to each other by six or fewer acquaintances. For example, […]
January 20, 2017
When Donald Trump tweets about a company in your stock portfolio, you get an instant notification. You can then buy, sell, or hold the stocks. This is the function of a new app called Trump Trigger launched by Trigger Finance—an American Fintech company. This is the rapidly changing landscape of Fintech 4.0, and it is […]
December 29, 2016
  “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” Steve Jobs Goodbye 2016. Welcome 2017! It is that time of the year, where you plan to bring your dreams to life! When we get better, our life gets better. At […]
December 8, 2016
We’ve got camps arguing that where you go to college makes all the difference, and then we’ve got the opposition who insist that this choice is not some “sweeping judgment” of your ability. I remember this line from a New York Times blog post: Shiny diplomas from shiny schools help. They do, don’t they? However […]