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The New Fire HD 10 Is Amazon’s First Gadget with USB-C

To date, every Kindle Amazon has ever made featured a micro USB port. The same goes for all of Amazon’s Fire tablets. But all that is about to change with the new Fire HD 10 tablet, Amazon’s first homegrown gadget with USB-C. The new Fire HD 10 is an update to Amazon’s previous 10-inch tablet, and comes with a slightly faster eight-core ... Read More »

With OnePlus 7T on the way, T-Mobile discontinues 7 Pro sales

OnePlus announced the refreshed 7T last week with an updated triple camera, bigger 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED screen, and faster Warp Charge technology. The phone launched in the US with a cheaper price point of $599 and the phone’s sales will begin on October 8 at 10AM ET. T-Mobile will also sell the 7T, as it has been carrying OnePlus phones since last year’s 6T. However, ... Read More »

Ashish Yadav becomes the most popular gadget supplier of bollywood

Ashish designed a website in where mobile accessories from all across the world would be available at a reasonable price. Generating a business in e-commerce Ashish at such a young age happened to grow strong and firm in his field. Today Ashish Yadav at the age of 17 has a vast range of accessories and a number of buyers online ... Read More »

The computer-human relationship is evolving

The way in which people interact with computers is undergoing a dramatic shift, and this will have huge effect on the way we work. Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, wasn’t far off the mark in predicting a future where an omnipresent machine (in this case, HAL) could assume the role of “colleague” or “crew member”, capable of speech ... Read More »

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 3

During the development of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) by the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (see Part 1 and Part 2 for the complete backstory), an inauspicious event occurred sometime during 1965-1966, while the Gemini missions were going on. The Gemini program helped NASA get ready for the Apollo Moon landings missions by testing out rendezvous and other critical techniques and technologies. Ten crews flew ... Read More »

Why Computer Science Needs The Humanities

The humanities are under assault. University administrators eye falling enrollment and the lucrative funding streams of their engineering campuses, while parents shepherd their children towards high-paying technology jobs the press touts as today’s ticket to a stable career. Across nearly every humanities major, enrollment has been falling precipitously. Yet as students flock to STEM careers like computer science, they are losing the ... Read More »

Governance in education going the wrong way

The political and administrative power vested in the proposed National Education Commission doesn’t augur well One of the rather disquieting aspects of the Draft National Education Policy (DNEP) is its advocacy of a National Education Commission or Rashtriya Shiksha Aayog (RSA). This reincarnation of the Planning Commission, to be headed by the Prime Minister, will be all powerful. It will ... Read More »

Your Smart Toaster Can’t Hold a Candle to the Apollo Computer

Without the computers on board the Apollo spacecraft, there would have been no moon landing, no triumphant first step, no high-water mark for human space travel. A pilot could never have navigated the way to the moon, as if a spaceship were simply a more powerful airplane. The calculations required to make in-flight adjustments and the complexity of the thrust ... Read More »

Britain Honors Computer Scientist Alan Turing as The Face of Their New Bank Note

Alan Turing, a founding father of computer science and artificial intelligence, was revealed Monday as the face of Britain’s new 50-pound bank note. Turing was also famed as a World War II codebreaker whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives. But at the time, his achievements were overshadowed following his ... Read More »

Transforming Energy Education In The Digital Age

Cropped shot of a woman reading a book during a study session in a college library GETTY In this era of information sharing and building collaborations through social technologies, learning environments are more “open” than ever before. The idea of openness as sharing and expanding resources has brought about a paradigm shift in many parts of society and especially in higher education. ... Read More »