June 5, 2015
This is a Guest Post by Sanjay Swamy, Managing Partner, Angel Prime. He also played a prominent role in the Aadhaar Project under the leadership of Nandan Nilekani. As an early full-time volunteer for nearly 18 months at the UIDAI’s Aadhaar program, I had the privilege of working alongside several thought leaders in helping define […]
May 18, 2015
For those who've been following the HackerEarth platform over the past few months, you might have noticed a neat little product that we recently launched - AMA (ask me anything). It's an online forum where eminent people conduct open discussions with our developer community. We ran a few top-quality AMAs in the past, but we kept […]
May 11, 2015
I believe it is fundamental to have an overview of the history that later formed Computer Science. People know work of individuals such as Dijkstra. But there are so many others who've made valuable contributions to make computers we have today happen. It was a process that started in the early 800s and started to […]
May 8, 2015
It was back in 1982, when researchers at Carnegie Mellon University made a modified cola vending machine, which could report its inventory and also if newly loaded drinks were cold. From this point, right up to 2014, there have been visions, by various scientists and technologists, on communicating devices. It took the maturing of the […]
May 4, 2015
Coming from the background of Competitive Programming and Software Development, I have compiled a list of algorithms and data structures that every programmer should know about. We will see what they do and where they are used with simple examples. This list is prepared to keep in mind their use in competitive programming and current […]
April 28, 2015
Singapore, the city-state, has the reputation of being the home to one of the most conscientious people in the world. They’re hard workers - it is said that an average Singaporean works as much as 45 hours a week, which is longer than in most parts of the world. Surveys also suggest that 3 out […]
April 17, 2015
ThoughtWorks is one of the coolest IT solutions companies out there today. Apart from being an able software builders, ThoughtWorks is one of the few companies that takes company culture very seriously. They constantly engage with the developer community to know them better and in turn, make ThoughtWorks a great place for them. They ensure […]
April 4, 2015
On a lazy Bangalore afternoon, I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed, when I saw this post by Kasey Robinson.   I had never heard of such a thing. Forget finding love in the club, finding love at a Hackathon is unheard of! I had to know more about this story, so I reached […]
March 16, 2015
There are no men and women, there are only people. Similarly, in the IT industry, there should be no women or men, only programmers. Yes, there's a massive discrepancy in the gender ratio and men do have a lot on their plate to fix this but women have their part in this. Women must believe […]
March 8, 2015
Wanting to feel valued and wanting to be the center of attention are subtly different. While both are attention-craving behavior, the latter doesn't care much for where it comes from or what it means. The former, however, is a need to be recognized for good work. It is a need to be known as a […]