Predictions of Harari: AI vs. Human Beings

The warnings have been predicted long back and it is hard to ignore them. In the verge of making intelligent computers, humanity will beckon a demon which will summon the end of days. We are building silicon assassins instead of silicon assistants. The story of the doomsday of an malevolent artificial intelligence has been told many times but our destiny at the hand of clever robots might be shoddier; we might be bringing upon ourselves a class of perpetually useless ...

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How to Generate a Secure Password?

Passwords have always been important. For centuries now, password has been used in different forms to protect important documents and essential things from being accessed by unauthorized people. With the internet being introduced to the world, passwords gained a new meaning. They became the means of securing all online data. But on the flip side, it led to hackers who devised ways to get hold of data through various means.

While many users are careful with the passwords they create, there ...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 & Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Review

When it comes to a brand like Samsung, people always look forward to phones that will outdo their predecessors. Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge have already launched, let us take a quick look through both the phones to see what Samsung has in store for us.

Look and Feel

The S7 Edge has a slick glass and very narrow metal edges which gives a feeling of it being out of grip; however it is not completely unmanageable. The S7 ...

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What is Zika Virus and How to Prevent It?

About Zika Virus

Zika Virus (ZIKV) causes the Zika fever; it is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus). Zika virus is a member of Flavivirus in the family Flaviviridae. It is connected to yellow fever, dengue, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile, viruses that are members of the virus family Flaviviridae.

A Brief History of Zika Virus

It first got its name Zika Virus in 1952, when a monkey developed a fever in the Zika Forest, Uganda. The virus was kept under isolation from humans until ...

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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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President Obama Responds Positively For an Open Market for Set Top Boxes

President Obama has created a wave of mixed feeling in the world of cable companies and cable users as he announced his support for the ‘Unlock the Box’ initiative. In February, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) had voted for the initiative that aims at loosening the grip of cable companies on the set top boxes that their users get to use. President Obama support for the users who would like to have greater control on the ways in which they ...

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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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HTC VIVE – Immerse in the Virtual World

Since its launch in 2015, Vive is just not a plain headset but a complete VR system. Apart from its black goggles, the Vive also includes a set of wireless motion controllers in the shape of cup holders set on sticks, and there are two towers like lighthouses placed in such a manner that they stand in the opposite corners of the room. These towers shoot fields of laser lights for the purpose of motion tracking. The famous gaming company ...

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Holoportation – A Mind-Blowing Communication Technique Developed by Microsoft

Every now and then we are awed by the ways in which technology can beautify our lives. Every time I see something cool I say to myself this is the best that could happen with technology until something even better and a lot more cooler replaces it. Very recently, we have been noticing a lot of innovative stuff cropping up from creative brains around the world. From robots that can take a walk with you to the illusive AI technology, ...

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