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The end of innocence

The end of innocence

Have you seen a 1-year-old? So innocent and pristine. Just like a rosebud which is about to flower tomorrow. The child is unaware of the rules and regulations of the world. Some familiar people and some familiar places. That’s all it knows. The child is happy most of the time. As the child grows up, […]

The machine is alive …

The machine is alive …

The machine is alive. Where did it come from? Where are we headed? This little contraption called the computer is just a chip which has been cast of Sand. In the 1950’s we had a powerful revolution. The Silicon revolution. Chips lasered from Sand or Silicon became the most potent thing on Earth. They were […]

The thinking, learning and feeling machi...

The thinking, learning and feeling machines

The big game-changer in AI in the last 10 years is that machines have started to learn. This means that they don’t have to be explicitly programmed. Take, for instance, the machine DeepBlue which defeated the Chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov. Now, this machine was not intelligent in the sense that the programmers had tediously programmed […]

Inside the mind of God

Inside the mind of God

To succeed we need to understand how the mind works. The mind is nothing but an expanse of collective memories and experiences. The mind consists of four parts : memory (karma), intellect, ego and chitta (intelligence). Of these, the first 3 are very active in most people. Chitta is that part of the mind which […]

The death of Software

The death of Software

“Software is eating the world” — Marc Andreessen (August 20, 2011) The case for software today – infinite choices In today’s world, the statement holds true. There is a deluge of software all around us. If you are looking for productivity software, you can choose between MS-Excel, LibreOffice, Zoho and a plethora of others. If […]