IIT Hyderabad Launches Artificial Intelligence B.Tech Course

IIT Hyderabad Launches Artificial Intelligence B.Tech Course

Artificial Intelligence or AI has caught the world by storm. There isn’t an avenue left which hasn’t been touched by AI. Hence, it has become extremely important for students to be well-versed with it. Keeping this in mind, IIT Hyderabad is offering a B.Tech course in AI, reports The Hindusthan Times. What is it? Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad has done the unthinkable. In a major step, the premier institute has launched a full-fledged BTech…

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National Award Winning Class VIII Student Develops a 10 Rupee Microscope

National Award Winning Class VIII Student Develops a 10 Rupee Microscope

Innovation is the key to new inventions and everyone can do that. Class VIII student Dnyaniraje V Suryanwanshi proved that when she created a 10 rupee microscope. This is her story. What is it? National award-winning Class VIII student from Kolhapur in Maharashtra, Dnyaniraje V Suryanwanshi, who was here today to attend the opening of the Children Science Congress at Lovely Professional University, has developed a portable and easy to make a microscope. It takes…

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Can Robots Boost Children’s Education?

Can Robots Boost Children’s Education?

A recently published study in Science Robotics tells a unique tale. That of a robot who can be a teacher. Well, fret not robots aren’t replacing teachers but they can play an important role in the education of young people What is it? Writing in Science Robotics, scientists say social robots are proving effective in the teaching of certain narrow subjects, such as vocabulary or prime numbers. But current technical limitations — particularly around speech recognition…

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Google’s New Search Engine to Find Datasets

Google’s New Search Engine to Find Datasets

Google has gone one step further in analytics development. With a newly launched Search Engine, it’s trying to cater to the research fraternity who look for datasets. So, this new search engine is specifically designed to find datasets. What is it? The service, called Dataset Search,  and will be a companion of sorts to Google Scholar, the company’s popular search engine for academic studies and reports. Institutions that publish their data online, like universities and governments, will…

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Microsoft Teams Available in 40 Languages

Microsoft Teams Available in 40 Languages

Microsoft Teams has taken a giant step towards worldwide outreach. The company has made professional collaboration tool Slack which enables it to be available for free in 40 languages worldwide. Microsoft Teams Utility Currently, more than 200,000 businesses across 181 markets globally use Teams — a hub for chatting, sharing documents, video and voice calling in Microsoft 365 — to collaborate and get work done. “Whether you’re a freelancer, a small business owner, or part of…

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Company Signs A $2.7 Billion Database Learning Deal With Developers

Company Signs A $2.7 Billion Database Learning Deal With Developers

A major rival of Oracle and Microsoft is gaining attraction with its Database learning project.  More than 1 million people have registered for courses teaching how to use MongoDB Database Learning Platform The company told Business Insider that MongoDB University, a series of free online courses teaching users how to use the open source database platform, has surpassed 1 million registrations. The increasing popularity of MongoDB University has helped the platform, which was founded in…

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Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Digital India Reshaping the Education Sector

Technology and digital media have vastly enhanced the education system. It’s no longer a one-dimensional recourse. With the availability of video solutions and other such methods of teaching, Digital India is reshaping the education sector. Benefits of video solutions Video solutions in education include video conferencing, video lessons, video explanations amongst several others. Their importance in education is unparalleled due to their ability to create a stimulating and interactive environment which engages students, making it…

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Cybercrime Awareness Clinics: The Immediate Necessity

Cybercrime Awareness Clinics: The Immediate Necessity

India is a robust field of cybercrime activity. As we are inching closer to the “Digital India” target, this area needs specific attention. Hence, having cybercrime awareness clinics across the country has become essential. To discuss the potential about this clinic we have in our midst, Dr. Vasileios Karagiannopoulos, a senior lecturer of Law and Cybercrime, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. He is also the director of…

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Chromebooks for Education, The Next Big Thing?

Chromebooks for Education, The Next Big Thing?

The basic challenge for a student is to organize all the resources in a place and systematically use them for the purpose of studying. Added to this, is the pressure of communicating with their peers, fellow students, and teachers. Google’s Chromebook can do all this just by a click. What’s special? Really, nothing. Any Chromebook can be used in the classroom and still have access to Google’s educational suite and work, communicate and collaborate with…

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IIT Professor Working on ₹10,000 Cancer-Treating Nano Tech

IIT Professor Working on ₹10,000 Cancer-Treating Nano Tech

IIT-Bombay professor Rohit Srivastava is working on a cancer treatment based on gold nanostructures that would cost just ₹10,000. The laser-activated nanoshells could deliver the drug at the cancer site when heated to around 50ºC. Speaking at a Bengaluru meet, Srivastava said the technology would help in healing cancer without surgery or chemotherapy which cost ₹3-5 lakh on average. Source: Inshorts

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