Net Neutrality (Network Neutrality) is the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) should treat all data on the Internet equally. Who are the Internet Service Providers (ISPs)? Companies like Airtel, BSNL, Reliance (Jio), Vodaphone, Idea etc who provide Internet Service. How can ISPs … [Read more...] about Net Neutrality – Explained In Simple Terms
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The Blockchain technology has become a regular news item with the emergence of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Now, this technology is disrupting almost all markets, changing the way we do our day to day business. Yes, the blockchain technology is changing our world. Let's decode the latest buzz … [Read more...] about Blockchain Technology – Everything you need to know in layman’s language
Who orders vegetables for your home? You or your parents do that, right? But what if tomorrow, your refrigerator directly orders for vegetables after analysing the shortage in stock? Yes, that is possible with the emergence of a new concept called the Internet of Things (IoT). What is the "Internet … [Read more...] about Internet of Things (IoT) – A Simple Explanation
Gene editing or genome editing is a way of making specific changes to the DNA of a cell or organism. An enzyme cuts the DNA at a specific sequence, and when this is repaired by the cell a change or ‘edit’ is made to the sequence. Enzymes which cut DNA are known as engineered nucleases DNA is … [Read more...] about Gene Editing – What is CRISPR-Cas9?
GSLV Mk III-D1 launched GSAT-19 on June 05, 2017 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR (SDSC SHAR), Sriharikota. The first developmental flight of GSLV Mk III (the GSLV-Mk III-D1) successfully placed GSAT-19 satellite to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO). Know more about GSLV Mk III … [Read more...] about GSLV Mk III-D1 OR GSAT-19 Mission – Another Success Story
Almost everyone is familiar with the term computer virus, but only a few might have heard about the term malware. A computer virus is a type of malware. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, ransomware and many others. In this post, we analyse the different types of … [Read more...] about Malware Types: Virus, Worm, Trojan, Ransomware etc
You might have heard about Superbugs which are resistant to all medicines. This is known as Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR). Studies by WHO has found that in many developing countries including India, the careless use of antibiotics is very prevalent. In this post, we shall discuss the dangers of … [Read more...] about Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and the Red Line Campaign
Enterprises currently spend over $1.5 billion to incorporate automation into their projects. Robotic automation is growing at a whopping rate of 60%. Fears that automation will kill more jobs continues to grow. Now, the world is dealing not only with robots that do physical labor but with Artificial … [Read more...] about Automation: Will it kill more jobs in the coming years?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot word these days. In this post, we cover artificial intelligence in detail - its meaning, scope, risks, ethics etc. What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? To make it simple - Artificial Intelligence is intelligence exhibited by machines. It is a branch of … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence (AI): Everything you need to know
Rare Earth Elements (REE) are metals having many similar properties. The global demand for rare earth elements has increased significantly in line with their expansion into high-end technology, environment, and economic areas. In this post, we see the importance of Rare Earth Elements and their … [Read more...] about Rare Earth Elements (REE): Why are they strategically important?