What is Sci-Hub: Is Elbakyan Doing the Right Thing?

Sci-Hub was created on 5th September, 2011 by a researcher from Kazakhstan. Famously known as the Robin Hood of Science, Alexandra Elbakyan the creator of Sci-Fi website made around 48 million journal articles available freely online. People could not access any research for free but with Sci-Hub any research is on your fingertips. Creator Elbakyan said that the reason behind her creating Sci-Hub was that she was frustrated when she could not lay her hands on articles required for her ...

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Technology Addiction – Who is Doing This to Us?

There was a time when light was a symbol of enlightenment and self-realization but that has quickly changed. Now when we talk about light in darkness, it is usually the light of your smartphone lighting up for a new notification. You’d get up weary eyed to the sound of that ding and check what just came up in your virtual social world that has quite ironically made you unsocial. And now that you have checked that notification, you decide to ...

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Trello – Organize, Manage and Complete Your Tasks More Systematically with Trello

Post-it notes are so synonymous to reminders that every time I simple see one I am reminded of a task I have to do. But that is just me, and I know that post-its are used as reminders by loads of other people with busy schedules, back-to-back meetings and time-crunched lifestyles. They became so popular that when apps became commonplace, these vibrant little post-its found their way into the brains of quite a few developers who beautifully crafted apps for ...

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Harvard’s Computers – Women of Substance who Made Abundant Contributions to Astronomy

In 1881, the director of the Harvard Observatory – Edward Charles Pickering – was in a state of flux with enormous amounts of data making its way to the observatory and far from competent staff to analyze the data appropriately. Pickering was doubtful of the ability of his staff, especially his assistant who was considered to be inefficient at cataloguing.

What he did to resolve this rising concern was unconceivable at that time – he fired his assistant and gave the ...

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Work-From-Home Policy Can Lead to Workplace Isolation

Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or more than human. Society is something that precedes the individual. Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and therefore does not partake of society, is either a beast or a god. ”

Aristotle was quite vocal about the effect of society on humans and we can hardly deny the ...

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Best Encryption Software for Mac and Why Should You Use It?

Encryption plays an important role in data protection. Encryption software helps to keep our personal data safe. An encrypted data can be decrypted and read only by the user who has the password. Unencrypted data is termed as plain text whereas encrypted data is known as cipher text. The market is flooded with encryption software’s but not all software’s are good enough. After a lot of research and market evaluation we bring to you the best encryption software for Mac: ...

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Who was Marvin Minsky?

Marvin Minsky was a scientist of immense stature in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research known for his extensive excellent results and sheer intelligence in approaching complex problems and handling complicated theories. Experts claim that the field of AI is currently in its Golden Age – flourishing and making great leaps in technological advancements that will soon take the world by storm. His research on human brain is astonishing – he used computing metaphors as an attempt to seek ...

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Future of Jobs available from World Economic Forum

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has already started. Science and technology is blooming and flourishing. This will lay the first step for an upcoming revolution that is more comprehensive and all encompassing than anything there has ever been. As change comes, the social pattern will also potentially become challenging, and people all around the world will have to earnestly tackle it. The Future of Jobs Report specifies the imminent changes: it exhibits comprehensive knowledge from various professionals and field experts who ...

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How to Improve Battery Life of Your Smartphone?

Most smartphones use a lithium Ion battery or a Lithium Polymer battery. There are a lot of ways to care for the battery so that its life is extended. To improve the battery life of your Smartphone, you can follow these steps:

  1. Black Wallpaper

If you have a phone with an AMOLED screen which is the kind most of the Samsung devices use, then you must stick to a dark colour background. The reason why it saves battery is that AMOLED screens ...

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5 Tips to Protect Yourself against Hackers

If it is a hardware or a software, it is hackable. This is the first thing that you must remember. A lot of them can be difficult to hack, but that does not mean that it cannot be hacked. A real hacker who really wants your information will get it. While some may not portray a lot of threat, there are nefarious hackers who could access your personal information and misuse a lot of your personal data.

While some hackers are ...

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