Tech Jargon : Smart Homes

Have you ever been sitting in your office and wondering if you turned off the stove at home? Worried if you set the security alarm? Are the surveillance cameras working? With the advent of smart homes, you can stop worrying of these issues. Twenty years ago, a porch light timer would have been considered a …

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Tech Jargon : Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

You will probably never be able to go to the Moon, run with the cheetahs, witness all the Seven Wonders of the World etc. What if I told you that you shall be able to do all these things plus visit some impossible places without leaving your home! Surprised?  That’s the beauty of Virtual Reality …

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Tech Jargon: Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet today is evolving at a fast pace. With the broadband internet becoming widely available, more devices are being created with Wifi capabilities and sensors built into them. Technology costs are coming down and smartphone apps penetration is increasing, all creating the perfect scenario for the Internet of Things or simply, “IoT”. The concept …

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My Top 5 Books of 2017

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson In 2016, I was successful in completing my New Year resolution of reading as many books as I could, a hobby which had taken a backseat while I was in college. I used Goodreads and Santa …

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Tech Jargon: Cloud Computing

Suppose you want to start a new company. Your company would require a lot of computer hardware and software to setup the IT infrastructure and network for it. Cloud Computing is simply a way of taking all this IT infrastructure and operations and handing it over to someone else to build or manage, so that …

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Tech Jargon: Bitcoin

You may have heard of the word “Bitcoin” more than the word “Block chain”. It’s true that today many people are aware of the digital currency bitcoin while it is merely one of the seven hundred applications that use the “Block chain” technology. Bitcoin first appeared in a 2008 white paper authored under the pseudonym …

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