Crowdsourcing to Combat Natural Disasters
Confusion, paranoia and the overall lack of situational awareness is the largest obstacle faced by relief workers and victims during a disaster or an emergency situation. However, crowdsourcing and some algorithmic implementations can make a relief operation successful.
The Indian problems for Electric Vehicles
The introduction of Electric Vehicles to a seemingly precarious Indian market is fraught with a multitude of problems. Will India be inimical to this new technology, and even if the Indian market is not hostile, will the introduction of EVs actually solve the environmental problems that they posit?
Printing a 3D India
Space wouldn’t be impenetrable for common folks if they could just ‘print’ rocket engines and launch them in the outer space. Agnikul Cosmos has a design for a semi-cryogenic rocket with a 20-kilonewton (KN) engine that can potentially hurl satellites weighing up to 100 kg into Earth’s lower orbit!
Radiologist’s Jarvis: Computer Vision in Pulmonary Healthcare
Computer Vision based Medical Imaging developed in ECE department, IIT KGP by Prof. S Mukhopadhyay & his team will work as AI assistants to radiologists to help diagnose benign & malignant Lung Nodules & Interstitial Lung Diseases.
Intelligent Marketing in a Mobile World
MoEngage is an Intelligent Marketing Cloud, built for the Mobile-first world. With MoEngage, companies can orchestrate campaigns across channels like push, email, in-app messaging, web push and SMS, with auto-optimization towards higher conversions powered by machine learning.
Computer Vision Technology that won an Oscar!
Prof. Parag Havaldar, a computer science alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, brings this to light with his recent achievement. He won the Oscar Technical Achievement Award for technical development of expression-based facial performance capture technology at Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Spirituality of Science
Why would anyone choose a path of an ascetic and a monk after having a successful career in technical fields and getting widespread recognition for the same? This is a sort of question Swami Smaranananda and other individuals like him have been asked very frequently.