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Digital India: A Planning towards future or Enforcement of Technology

A lot has been done till date by the government of India with the Digital India plan, the idea behind this plan was definitely to just improve ourselves as to digital world and to adopt the changes as the world is changing so not to lack behind. It is mentioned in the website of digital India, that Digital India has a vision transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. But my main concern is after the two…

Introduction to Java

By Author – Rashmita Soge   Java is a programming language created by James Gosling from Sun Microsystems (Sun) in 1991. The target of Java is to write a program once and then run this program on multiple operating systems. The first publicly available version of Java (Java 1.0) was released in 1995. Sun Microsystems was acquired by the Oracle Corporation in 2010. Oracle has now the steermanship for Java. In 2006 Sun started to make Java available under the…

Introduction to Blockchain

What is a blockchain? A blockchain is a decentralized library and a way of doing transactions of the cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. ?The blockchain is actually a continuously growing list of records called blocks and each block contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. This way, Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin wallets can calculate their spendable balance and new transactions can be verified to be spending bitcoins that are actually owned by the spender.  …

WHAT IS AUGMENTED REALITY

Augmented Reality was first achieved, to some extent, by a cinematographer called Morton Heilig in 1957. He invented the Sensorama which delivered visuals, sounds, vibration and smell to the viewer. Of course, it wasnt computer controlled but it was the first example of an attempt at adding additional data to an experience. Wikipedia describes?Augmented Reality ?as a live direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are Augmented” by computer-generated or extracted real-world sensory input such as…

Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor authentication(MFA) Multi-factor authentication is a method of computer access control in which user granted access only after successfully presenting several separate pieces of evidence for authentication mechanism- typically at least two of the following categories: knowledge(something they know), possession(something they have), and inherence(something they are). Two-factor authentication It is a combination of two different components. Two-factor authentication is a type of multi-factor authentication. A good example from everyday life is the withdrawing of money from an ATM; only the…

On-screen fingerprint sensor

First on-screen fingerprint sensor – The world’s first phone with a fingerprint scanner built into the display was as awesome as I hoped it would be. There’s no home button breaking up your screen space, and no fumbling for a reader on the phone’s back. I simply pressed my index finger on the phone screen in the place where the home button would be. The screen registered my digit, then spun up a spiderweb of blue light in a pattern…

Should e-sports come to Olympics ?

Should e-sports come to Olympics ? For those who have been spending hours or rather wasting hours sitting in front of a screen all day and explaining the world how e-sports will make them famous one day are definitely in for a disappointment. That being said, let us also acknowledge that people are earning in the world of e-sports and if reports are to be believed e-sports earnings are at an all time high. Twelve of the e-sports are paying…

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality- It is the principle that Internet Service Provider must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or method of communication. For instance, under these principles, internet service providers are unable to intentionally block, slow down or charge money for specific websites and online content. History- The term was coined by professor Tim Wu in 2003, which was used to describe the…

PRATYUSH

On Monday 08-01-18, India unveiled its fastest supercomputer ‘Pratyush’ which is an array of computers that can deliver a peak power of 6.8 petaflops. One petaflop is a million billion floating point operations per second and is a reflection of the computing capacity of a system. According to reports of Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pratyush is the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world which is designed for weather and climate research. It will also upgrade an Indian supercomputer…

Why Magento for E-commerce?

The worlds biggest brands love Magento for its flexibility because todays consumers and their buying patterns are changing by the minute. And they always want the best and convenient services. It offers Online merchants with a flexible shopping cart system, as well as control over the look, content, and functionality of their online store. It is also SEO friendly so your website can attract users and convert them to your long-term customers. We believe that Magento is one of the…