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November 2014

Students are more Productive during Exams

It's exam time and the only period when students become creative , productive and greedy . One of the many factors I've observed during thi…

Switching to Old WhatsApp

I am one of many users who don't like privacy intrusion, especially with what WhatsApp has done recently with 2 Blue ticks feature. Prior to thi…

ME Lab Practical Exam postponed.

The lab practical exam is postponed and I'm sitting here in library wondering how I am gonna spend more 3 hours ... here in college? Since I…

People are a Mystery

World is mysterious, people are mysterious in ways I couldn't have possibly imagined. Everyday I see different variations in people's behavio…

Higher Internet Speeds can Improve the Gaming Industry

I think higher internet speeds can offer game developers to start putting pressure on ISPs to actually improve infrastructure. If there's a m…

Quantum OS based on LINUX

Developing an operating system based upon Linux which conforms to Google’s  Material Design guidelines . The focus is on creating a stable and easy-…

What are Routers ?

Routers are the machines that internet companies use to deliver you pictures of cats. Each router has a special book it writes addresses in (this is…

Into the Future Year 2050

I'm so excited to see what science has in store for us. By 2050, I predict: • Scientists will find a way to get around many microbial resistance…

Motorola is doing Progress

Motorola is doing really well right now, it makes one of the best small-medium range smartphones ( Moto G ), some of the best high-end smartphones (…

Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

So I am fairly supportive of the program that Obama proposed in his speech. Specifically, I see three big reasons its good: * It concretely helps a …

How to Survive free fall from an Airplane ?

Freefall from an airplane is completely survivable with some planning. Caught in a freefall? Your airplane explode? Your parachute didn't open…

WhatsApp Encryption Bullshit

Whatsapp is not open source. It cannot be trusted that there are no backdoors, such as phoning home with the encryption key, and it can't be tru…

Free Will

There's nothing scientifically that supports the idea of free will, and I believe that everything we " choose " could be predicted by s…

Pain & Suffering

Pain and suffering is just subjective to who's feeling it. On a cosmic scale when your mother dies , nothing changes in the next solar system ev…

Warren Buffett's say about gold

Gold gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guardin…

UES 24 SSB Dates are Released

The batch that I've applied for is UES 25 so this is for my seniors. I'm very excited knowing that next batch is mine whose ssb dates are pro…

Just Google It

People keep asking me to do stuff for them because they have come to know me as the guy who fixes problems. What do I do? Google it, and implement th…

Morgan Freeman Meme

The Core Concept of Internet isn't going anywhere

The internet isn't really a specific technology, it's more of a concept (a bunch of computers connected remotely and sharing data), but the s…

Light Sabers to be a Reality Soon

Scientists have discovered that when photons are fired through a cloud of rubidium that is a few degrees above absolute zero, they come out the other…

Facebook has reactivated Messaging in App. Messenger no Longer Forced.

Facebook has stopped forcing users to download the Facebook Messenger app and has re-enabled in app messaging. The nag screen still exists, but now y…

JNTU World Closed due to lack of Legitimacy

For many years, JNTU World has been providing more information than the official JNTU website, all most all JNTU students & Professors use t…

Abstraction in CS

Most people confuse the idea of abstraction with the idea of information hiding . Abstraction does not mean " putting all the details behind som…

Do Black Holes Deteriorate?

There is a theoretical evaporation mechanism called Hawking Radiation that is a quantum mechanical process that allows radiation to be emitted from …

Mac World Magazine

It appears that MacWorld Magazine is no longer in print, but only offering digital subscriptions.

Honest Lessons from Founders & CEO's

Link: https://medium.com/brutally-honest-lessons First post on closing down your ideas/startups: https://medium.com/brutally-honest-lessons/12-lesso…

Random Thought #4

The day is boring, so is the afternoon and the evening. Its almost 8pm and i'm infront of my Laptop trying to put some words together to make th…

Happiness

Happiness is knowing that no matter what you choose to do with your life, even if it's something as extreme as curing cancer or committing m…

What our generation goes through ?

Looking from a lifetime perspective.. zero tolerance policies in schools/colleges. parents paranoid about (accidents/child molesters/whatever) b…

Protect the GNOME foundation from Groupon Insinuation

"GNOME" has been a familiar name in software for the past 17 years, and a registered trademark since 2006. The GNOME project has been…

Time has no Impact on Quantum Mechanics.

Diagram for the double-slit experiment (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) In the double slit experiment , if you shine light through two slits, one ph…

Internet is Weird

I'm probably posting this so that the future me can look back into the past, knowing that i had this thought before i even achieved what I am su…

Is Speed of Light the Speed of Time ?

High Speed - Lights (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) This is the most mind blowing implication of relativity, in my opinion. Time slows down as th…

Homomorphic Encryption

English: Encrypted message authentication (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Cryptographers have devised a way to perform any mathematical operation o…

Epigenetics

In biology, and specifically genetics, epigenetics is mostly the study of heritable changes that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence; to…

Let us Honor Aaron Swartz's Legacy by Hacking for a Better World

Aaron Swartz fought for an Internet grounded in community, creativity, and human rights. By co-creating platforms like RSS, reddit, Creative Comm…

Universe is a Collection of Snapshots

time travel using parallel universe. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) I have said for a long time that time and money and math do not actually exis…

Are you that Guy/Girl ?

I feel that often times people believe that they're at the forefront of intelligence, and take offense if someone is more knowledgeable about …

One fine Day after School

I was 10-11 years old, I needed something from stationery shop for my homework. I was alone at home, decided to walk there. At road, I noticed …

Transistors are the greatest achievement in the Human History

Intel unveiled a 14nm chip a few months ago. (And rumor has it that they can go smaller. They said a few years ago that they saw a "clear path…

Why the Time Is Always Set To 9:41 In Apple Ads ?

If you have looked carefully, the clock has traditionally been always set to 9:42 in Apple advertisements . You could see it across various commerc…

Enzymes Make Electricity From Jet Fuel Without Ignition

University of Utah engineers say they've developed the first room-temperature fuel cell that uses enzymes to help jet fuel produce electricity w…

Government Secret Project: Wireless Transmissions of Voices

Wireless transmission of audible voices into the skulls of human beings. Accomplished decades ago. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microwave_auditor…

Movie Review: John Wick

This movie has gained so much popularity in Asia, that even western film Industry has come out with a movie based on the same plot. There's an I…

Console Gaming

Console gaming gets so much shit because it used to be the best way to play games at home. Its fall from grace accentuates the criticism it gets. …

The word 'Shy' & its derivatives are made for Human comfort

I know there is a theory that boredom doesn't exist. Is an excuse for discomfort with a situation that you don't like. Or anguish. Somethin…

An Ode to Electricity

'You know,' she said, and shook her head, 'It really seems to me - There's not a lot inside a watt Of 'electricity'. …

Cringing Moment of my life

I'm in a complete state of dilemma. Neither can I ignore nor can I say anything about it. Typical situation eh?  Yeah ! Right... now it sucks to …