March 6, 2016
President Trump signed two bills in February 2017, aiming to boost the number of women in STEM. He said, “Currently, only one in every four women who gets a STEM degree is working in a STEM job, which is not fair.” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics when taught and applied in an interdisciplinary approach are […]
February 23, 2016
Apple! What comes to your mind when you hear this? The red fruit that keeps the doctor at bay or the high-end phones and Mac computers that make everyone drool? Both I believe, but the latter is definitely the stuff of our dreams. Who knew that a company which started in a garage will become the […]
February 9, 2016
The telecom service provider just sent out a notification that one can use their services only to call friends and family in Delhi and not in other parts of the country. How does that sound? Partial? Well, don’t worry it isn’t true. Why should the service provider decide who should I call from my phone? […]
January 24, 2016
Have you ever seen a wooden shell with a circuit board and 2 metal wheels? Maybe not, but if we ask someone from the 60s they may know that this is what the first computer mouse looked like. Today we cannot imagine our lives without a mouse; even the advent of touchpad powered computers and […]
December 17, 2015
There are millions of developers out there, but not everyone is same. We have identified 6 different kind of developers out there based on their habits and traits. Please note that we are not judging anyone and doubting their capabilities based on which category they belong to. In fact, we believe that a healthy mix […]
November 23, 2015
It was a Monday morning and at 11 am sharp, a billionaire walked into the HackerEarth office. This man has helped build a billion dollar company that employs close to 200,000 people. He is also the patron and leader of the world's biggest biometric identification project - AADHAAR; it has over 900 million unique IDs […]
November 17, 2015
What does it take for huge organizations to process large chunks of data or to perform critical tasks? Apart from extra amazing programmers they need superfast machines with massive computing capabilities. Thanks to Gene Amdahl, the world got introduced to such effective systems called the mainframe computers that take care of every critical task for […]
October 9, 2015
  Hacker! What is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear this word? Security systems penetrated, important information stolen or some other type of cyber crime. However, let’s pause for a moment and think , what comes to our mind when we read “10 life hacks you must know” or “5 relationship […]
September 18, 2015
Few people know of it, but Vivek and I had started working on HackerEarth even before we graduated from college. To be specific we were working on MyCareerStack, but few things that we did during that time laid the foundation for HackerEarth. I graduated and moved to Bangalore in July 2012 to work at Google. […]
August 6, 2015
  Over the last 20 years the word "hacker" has been misconstrued by the media and by those who weren’t a part of that culture. Today, you see the word Hacker used in anything negative. The act of exploiting a technology product’s vulnerability is now called Hacking. Why is this a problem? Well, to answer […]