Tag Archives: Computer

Computer failure or HAL’s botched upgrade — what Mirage 2000 crash probe is looking at

New Delhi: The probe into the fatal 1 February Mirage 2000 crash in Bengaluru is focusing on the possibility of either a computer failure or a botched upgrade by state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd having led to the incident. Two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots testing the upgraded Mirage 2000, Squadron Leader Samir Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddhartha Negi, were killed in ... Read More »

Think outside the computer

An ant weighing just 1 or 2 milligrams, will navigate around obstacles and hunt for signals with a level of skill and speed that puts our most sophisticated robots to shame… And yet, with all that apparent intelligence, a few isolated ants will meander aimlessly – until the number of ants increases beyond a couple of dozen. With that, a ... Read More »

Dhoni Is Faster Than A Computer: Akhtar

London: Former Pakistan quick Shoaib Akhar said MS Dhoni is faster than a computer when it comes to cricketing acumen. “Dhoni is faster than a computer. Whatever a computer can say about playing on a certain wicket, I believe that MS Dhoni can do it faster,” said the former Pakistan pacer in his YouTube channel. Dhoni scored 34 and effected a ... Read More »

Schools, businesses grapple with schools’ computer education

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas leaders in business, education and politics are considering ways to update the state’s school curriculums to teach students computer science skills that will prepare them for how technology is changing the world. Making the changes would require overcoming several obstacles, including how to add more computer science courses without reducing time for traditional science subjects, and ... Read More »

WJEC apology after GCSE computer science exam problem

An apology has been made to GCSE pupils after a “technical issue” affected their computer science exam. Parents complained problems meant the start was delayed while pupils could not answer one of the questions. It is unclear how many schools were affected, but people in Vale of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Pembrokeshire and Rhondda Cynon Taff highlighted issues. The WJEC exam board ... Read More »

THE NO-CPU COMPUTER GETS A C COMPILER

C is the most perfect language and it will run on anything. It will even run on a computer without a CPU. The computer in question here is the Gigatron, a fully-functional ‘home computer’ the likes of which you would find in the late 70s and early 80s, complete with a VGA output. What makes the Gigatron exceptional is the fact that ... Read More »

Watch: YouTuber Builds Computer Out Of Pasta – And It Actually Works

The pasta PC uses the motherboard of an Asus Transformer tablet. What happens when your wife casually jokes about a PC made of pasta? You actually build it! This is what happened when YouTuber Micah Laplante, who runs the YouTube channel Laplanet Arts, did when his wife made the seemingly tasty joke. Laplante posted the video of the PC, aptly ... Read More »

UPPSC Recruitment 2019: Online registration for Computer science graduates closing soon, pay scale up to Rs 1.7 lakh

UPPSC Recruitment 2019: Computer Science engineers can apply before April 28(HT) UPPSC Recruitment 2019: Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) will close the online registration window for vacancies for computer operator and programmer, soon. Computer Science graduates, software engineers are invited to apply for the posts before April 28. The notification was issued on March 28 and the last date to apply is very ... Read More »

Python_3 Coming to Bitcoin (BTC), Network Now a Super Computer?

The journey to building a supercomputer on the Bitcoin blockchain has begun with the uploading of Python 3. There are several benefits of bringing on-board Python. First, it is a high-level scripting language. Second, Python_3 is a superior version of Python 2. The upgrade introduced Python features like The_future_module, a new way to use the print function, a new way to read ... Read More »

How to Introduce Your Kid to Coding Without a Computer

If you want to teach your kid how to code, there’s certainly no shortage of apps, iPad-connected toys, motorized kits and programmable pets that you can buy for your future Google employee. Some are great, no doubt, but many focus on isolated skills, which may or may not be relevant in the decades ahead. For young children, what might be ... Read More »