Author Archives: Loknath Das

Novel battery-free device enables discrete fingertip computer input

Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a device for wearable computer input suitable for many situations, just by touching your fingertips together in different ways. The device, called Tip-Tap, is inexpensive and battery-free through the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to sense when fingertips touch. The device could, therefore, be added to disposable surgical gloves, ... Read More »

New “Tip-Tap” device allows battery-free computer input with fingertips

Undoubtedly, in recent years, technology has taken a huge leap. Every day we can witness new proposals for innovation in the area. Some of them are more common such as updating operating systems that we already know, while some still manage to make us surprise. This is the case of the latest creation of the team of computer scientists at ... Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Writers Fight Computer AI For Their Jobs

The Cards Against Humanity team are known for their Black Friday stunts. In the past they have dug a hole to nowhere and sold new products every 10 minutes. They even went after Trump’s border wall once. This year they are spending 16 hours battling a computer to see who can create the best new CAH cards. If the humans lose, it will cost ... Read More »

When market meets education: Why we need institutes like JNU in India

Free market encourages the maximum growth of ‘skilled education’ (management, technology and so on), trying to bind both natural science and social sciences. Since the free market is driven by technology, it binds the natural sciences quite effortlessly. It also tries to bind social sciences that form the basis to formulate policies for the market to grow. However, the free ... Read More »

Local computer firm opens work space that will help raise money for youth technology camp

CINCINNATI — A local entrepreneur is using Small Business Saturday as a way to introduce a new name for her business, celebrate the grand opening of a collaborative work space and raise awareness about a nonprofit she runs to teach minority youths how to build their own computers. Technology Tailor Made, formerly known as CDM Computers, will host a free event ... Read More »

DoT to take up Rs 36,000 crore ITC refund with finance ministry

New Delhi/Mumbai: The Department of Telecommunications will ask the finance ministry to refer the pending issue of refunding input tax credits of telecom companies worth Rs 36,000 crore to the GST Council, a move that could provide further relief to Vodafone Idea and Bharti AirtelNSE -1.33 %. One official said wider consultations are needed on the matter of reducing licence fees for telcos and this ... Read More »

Is Your Internet Fast Enough for Google Stadia? If Not, There’s Still Hope

The video game streaming revolution is coming, and Google Stadia is helping to lead the charge—but do you have enough bandwidth to play along when it launches on Tuesday? Here are the minimum requirements for running Stadia, and how you can get your internet connection in shape ahead of time. What you’re going to need Serving up all the goodness of Google Stadia is ... Read More »

Apple gives up on insisting the iPad Pro is a computer replacement

 For years the company showcased the iPad Pro as not just a computer, but the computer. The only computer you will ever need. Cupertino based Apple Inc was very serious about the iPad Pro. Apple perhaps put more effort into branding the iPad Pro as a replacement for computers than they put in the iPhone 11. For years the company ... Read More »

How to create public Facebook event on your computer: Step by step guide

Here is the step by step guide to create a public Facebook event on your computer | Picture for Representation Facebook is considered today as a highly effective way for digital advertisements and marketing because of its reach. Creating a public Facebook event not only helps to increase people engagement but also, provides a great opportunity to connect with consumers. ... Read More »

Profiles In Innovation: Leading At The Edge Of Education

Innovation requires adding method to creativity, and innovation in the education sector particularly demands this. In our last piece we discussed the massive complexities of the sector including the fact that innovation takes place in 132,000 separate localities and that it necessitates changes in the interrelated parts that make up the core design of schools. In this piece we would like ... Read More »