Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Computer

Card processing became a leg of mighty computer industry post-WWII, and IBM rose out of it

The US census led to the first data processing company 125 years ago.

India sets off on pursuit of quantum computers, the ‘holy grail’ of modern tech

India is starting work on building infrastructure and acquiring human resources in the first phase of its push to develop quantum computers.

IIT Madras students build robots that can prevent rail accidents

‘Artemis’, the robot, developed by IIT-Madras students can detect cracks on rail tracks, send out real-time data and help prevent accidents.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.