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 […]
Ever since the advent of the digital age, humans have been troubled as well as fascinated by an inescapable enigma of whether computers can be more powerful than humans themselves or not. Speaking of power, the critically acclaimed Moore’s law asserts that the processing power (number of transistors) of any computer chips doubles every two […]
Rapid developments in the field of microprocessors have given an enormous push to the world’s technological ecosystem as a whole. At the foundation of this spurt, lie the two most fundamental parts of a computer, the CPU and GPU. While the GPU is more powerful than the CPU, can we solely depend on it? Read ahead to get the answer and know the basics of how both of these work.
In 2013, Theranos, a health technology corporation hit the news with their revolutionary product called the Edison with a potential to change the medical industry for good. Leading the company was a Stanford Chemical Engineering dropout, Elizabeth Holmes. What better fairytale could you have? Holmes fit perfectly into the western media’s obsession with diversity over […]
Open-source software (OSS) has been the lifeblood of several breakthroughs in various scientific applications. For example, the Android smartphone in your hand has been built with open-source software. OSS is one of the most important reasons due to which mammoth corporations have not stifled the software industry. For every second person reading this who has […]