My dear sweet Deepika Padukone is under fire for a rather livid monologue on her right to choice. The poor thing had already been having a tough couple of weeks, that with her nearly being arrested for attending the torrid comedy event and the ensuing spectacle that followed. I came across several opinion pieces on … Continue reading No size fits all: Ghayal Sentiments, Smart Cars and the No-Free-Lunch Theorem
The book has held my interest. This unformed style of writing has compelled me to make my own interpretations of the facts and theories presented to me. There is something Dr. House-esque about the situation, if I may say so. Thin slicing fits in with an important adage in the machine learning community, known as the Occam's razor principle.
Last week, Elon Musk, the visceral founder and CEO announced that this company, Tesla, a pioneer in electric vehicle technology is making all their patents freely available to the world. Following the announcement, the patent wall at their headquarters was replaced with a giant banner that reads 'All our patent are belong to you' The sign is a … Continue reading Tesla: Undoing the patent system
Refinement and finesse came back to focus by the end of 2013, products are stronger; both durable and reliable. They didn't break and need fixing every Tuesday. Mediocre devices that existed only because they were the first are replaced, re-hashed and re-made to much better effect. A year where the hype was replaced by substance, good ideas … Continue reading As 2013 goes by, What does Tech world have to offer?
It is with some sadness that I announce the death of my phone. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus I had bought in July last year lasted just to the post warranty period. Not that it would have counted (I bought the phone in the US), but still. This is the forth phone I had in my life, Nokia … Continue reading My Phone is Dead 😦
Recently, there has been a huge upsurge in the automatic unmanned advanced flying vehicles. Don't confuse them for a second, with some kids play-toy. Well you won't if you see the price tag. These vehicles are light, fast and the navigation system on them is very advanced. The maturity of these devices has seen a … Continue reading A Drone Here. A Drone There.
The former CEO of Infosys graced IIIT with his presence as the chief guest at the first convocation. Much praise was showered on a simple and direct man, and rightly so. Behind the glasses and an easy smile I saw firmness and keen attention. Hints towards the want of an Infosya PhD fellowship and other … Continue reading Met Narayana Murty