Author: shraddha patil

We have often heard terms like cloud computing and the Internet of Things without quite understanding them until and unless you have a solid computer software background. Yet, these terms are changing our daily lives. Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, especially data storage and computing power, without direct active management by the user. In layman’s terms, in cloud computing, the...

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Artificial intelligence is a booming frontier which has enabled us to give birth to humanoid robots. Humanoid robots are the latest eye-catching technology which is constantly on evolution. Although we are still miles behind in manufacturing humanoid robots that completely imitates human form, we do have made fair progress. Most of the humanoid robots are capable of imitating the basic human characteristics of locomotion. This...

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Do you ever have creepy feelings in your gut because your phone knows almost every thing about you? What’s more, within the small world of memory card, your phone confines your entire world. Have you ever considered the possibility of leakage of information from your phone? Yet, researchers have found that leakage of information from smartphones is entirely plausible. It occurs every day without heeding...

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As a child, many of us wanted to have an adventurous career in life, something that would give us a thrill. However, very few succeeded in doing so. One of the most famous dreams would be working in the deep blue sea. Marine scientists literally submerge themselves in a vast ecosystem to gain a better understanding of the organisms that live there. Liz Bentley Magee...

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Have you ever visited a library and found the book you require already taken? Have you been up late night trying to finish your assignment and not finding answer to a particular question because you forgot to borrow the book from the library? The spacious and roomy libraries may serve as great places to learn and study. However, with change in lifestyle, the requirements have...

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Have you ever heard about 'Popping Rocks'?! No? Well, believe it or not but there lies deep within the ocean a special variety of rock that pops and explodes when brought to the surface. Strange, isn’t it? However, you won’t say so when you understand the science behind it. There is a candy named- Pop Rocks which has pressurised carbon dioxide gas bubbles embedded it,...

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Violence is a persistent problem in the US. It results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. In 2013, there were 73,505 nonfatal firearm injuries, and 33,636 deaths. These deaths included 21,175 suicides, 11,208 homicides, 505 deaths due to accidental or negligent discharge of a firearm, and 281 deaths due to firearms use with undetermined intent. In 2017, gun deaths reached their highest level since...

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Modernisation has its own adverse effects. With the increasing standard of life, infrastructural requirements have increased. Cities developed with proper technologies and skills while villages remained with many agricultural lands although no proper skill or knowledge. As society progressed we learnt the importance of awareness for agricultural tactics and new frontiers like terrace farming emerged as convenient options. The problem boils down to an age-old farming...

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The Indian subcontinent receives rains, four months a year. Being an agricultural country, these rains are a blessing. Our culture and traditions have been built around this nature’s gift. Even in modern times, our lives are entangled with the geographical and climatic conditions of our country. However, the same rains which rejuvenate us every year have turned into a curse in as many as twelve...

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