Autonomous cars would possibly be the most relevant example where we should talk about ethics around responsibility of computer engineers. This is software(and hardware) running the world with possible life changing consequences for the involved. After the recent Uber self driving car crash, a lot of questions have been raised on who owns the responsibility … Continue reading Tempe Crash was Uber’s fault. Period.
A month ago, the above title was a mystery for me too. I started with a very simple goal. In layman terms, to be able to wirelessly access my files over home WiFi. Why not use a Cloud provider? Simple but expensive. Data speeds aren't really as great in different parts of India. The goal led … Continue reading Home NAS and VPN with Odroid XU4
Yesterday, I faced this issue in Ubuntu where I accidentally uninstalled DHCP client on my system and leading to it uninstalling the Network manager too! Doing an apt-get update returned Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release.gpg Could not resolve 'us.archive.ubuntu.com' And going to Settings -> Network returned "The system network services are not compatible with this version". … Continue reading Setting up Networking in Linux without Network Manager
In case you have missed out on the media frenzy in the past few days, I would recommend you to first go through a bit of what Jio is, what it is offering to Indian consumers and why it might cause a shift in the Indian telecom market. I am not, in this blogpost, looking … Continue reading Why Jio might be an amazing product
If you are anything more than a "casual" android user, you do understand how critical is it to get new android versions on your phones, reasons ranging from new interesting features, to security to better battery life. Xiaomi tends to ship its products with MIUI, their own operating system built on top of Android. It … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t buy Xiaomi products?
Hi everyone, Wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Apologies for not writing for a long time, was a bit occupied! With the recent El Capitan (OSX 10.11) update by Apple, a lot of us, including me were dissatisfied. Why? Because in their approach to security, they broke support to our … Continue reading Make OSX El Capitan support USB to LAN adapter
As with any technology, there is a specific process through which the technology advances to reach a certain point at which it is considered to be highly functional. Voice recognition software is no different. Today we have Siri and Cortana, but how did we arrive at such an advanced stage of this technology. When you … Continue reading The History of Voice Recognition Software