Samyak Sahu

Samyak Sahu

The COVID Stock Market in India: Rising to Fall?

Over the past few months, the stock markets in India seem to be on a meteoric rise despite the economy not doing well on other parameters. One popular view is that they have improved from their impoverished condition back in March 2020. However, is this one celebration too early?  Mr Shaktikanta Das, the Governor of …

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Turn off the lights: How the Dark Mode is Taking Over Our Displays

Our screens have been swept with a radical design paradigm: the Dark Mode. But wasn’t it only a year ago that this dark theme was just an experimental feature buried away in our devices’ settings pages? Wasn’t it just a way to distinguish beta version software from mainstream releases? So, how did we end up …

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Xenobots: The Rise of Living Machines

On the 15th of January 2020, researchers at the University of Vermont and Tufts University were able to synthesize the first-ever “living robots”. What do the words “living robots” even mean? Are these cyborg creatures from doomsday movies? Is there a reason to fear and to feel possessive about the human race? A rather anticlimactic explanation …

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