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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Tech Jargon: Machine Learning

Last week we learnt about Artificial Intelligence. Machine learning is a subfield of Artificial Intelligence that focuses on the design of systems that can learn from and make decision and predictions based on data. Machine Learning or ML will help computers to make data-driven decisions rather than waiting for a command to carry out a …

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Top 5 Things I Learnt at the IEEE Women in Computing Summit

  A few weeks ago, I was invited to give a talk on my work at the IEEE Women in Computing summit hosted by Ericsson. It was a splendid opportunity for me to showcase my work as well as learn and network with fellow researchers, developers and leaders. This conference left me brimming with many ideas, inspirations …

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