We’ve all been there, haven’t we? With a burning desire to learn something new – be it a programming language, a spoken language or just about anything. You look up the internet for the best courses to do the same. You google what you want and the very first page of search results appears, filled […]Read More How to learn something new online?
“I find it difficult to figure out the logic of the answer. Even if I get the logic, I forget simple syntax in that language.” When I asked a few people in our department about competitive coding, I noticed that some had no idea about it while some were practising already. There were people who […]Read More Knocking on the door of Competitive Coding!
Some of us search for meaningful work that can change the community around us. As people in tech we see that it is no longer a separate industry and involves solving real-life problems.There is a gap in the translation of ideas between people working for social justice and technologists, and vice versa. To fill this gap, there comes the need […]Read More Editor’s Note : March Issue, 2019
The world is now moving towards advanced technologies at a breakneck pace. While this is certainly a good thing, it is also a cause for concern. At present, technology and social service are two mutually exclusive things, i.e., they don’t correlate and this is a humongous problem for people. Why is this so? If one […]Read More Public Interest Technology – Harbinger of A Changed, Better World
On the Internet,we start with fairness and equality but the internet equality that we see in the technology space today, all has the same drive MONEY, make money. People want to bring things from the physical space – privilege, bias, position to derive money and to recreate something that doesn’t belong in this new amazing […]Read More PUBLIC INTEREST TECHNOLOGY
Under pressure from Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to monetize WhatsApp, one of its founders Brian Acton quit Facebook. It was perhaps the costliest moral decision in history, a harsh penalty of $ 850 million. When asked if that made him the hero and them the bad guys, he replied – “I think of them […]Read More Hey Siri, what’s a challenge? Algorithms + Public Interest
Towards the end of last year, a country was seemingly approaching apocalypse in a way not many imagined. South Africa was facing a dire situation: their increased water consumption meant that they had only a year or two before the city of Cape Town ran out of water. People naturally panicked and started stockpiling water. […]Read More Water Data-The Future