Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicData Science

Topic: Data Science

NIT Trichy to introduce M.Tech program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science

NIT Trichy is introducing its new two-year M.Tech program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science, including major fields of application like text mining, robotics, among others.

Ones and zeros or sentient beings? AI’s influence on our daily lives is getting stronger

As machine-learning models grow in complexity and improve their ability to mimic feelings, they are also becoming more difficult, even for their creators, to understand.

‘Want to upgrade myself’: Why 80-year-old Kochi engineer took IIT entrance test

Nandakumar Menon wants to pursue data science at IIT Madras. A mechanical engineer with specialisation in cryogenics, he wants to equip himself with ‘new-age skills’.

How nanotechnology can be used to intensify our sense of smell

Augmenting our olfactory senses will help us determine the concentration of hazardous gases and carry out the exhaled breath analysis for possible disease diagnosis.

What makes nanoscience so crucial and how it can impact our lives

Nanoscience isn’t magic, it’s a mirror of what nature has already created. But like other major fields, it requires the usual steady research & development.

Data scientists and where to find them

The field of data science is growing and its applications permeate all fields. Having enough scientists to understand it can change the way the world works.

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Pakistan: Imran Khan's Instagram account hacked, doubious crypto link posted

Imran Khan’s becoming costly for Pakistan govt. But army won’t completely remove him from scene

Imran Khan is so tuned into Pakistan’s domestic politics, he sees foreign policy more as a ploy. That’s why he can surprise his rally audience with a Jaishankar video.

India’s ‘salaried class’ shrank during Covid, Muslims hit hardest, govt data suggests

India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.

Defence

The two frigates under construction at Yantar shipyard in Russia | Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Not dependent on Ukraine for engines, want to be part of Make in India initiative, says Russia

India had procured gas turbine engines from Ukraine & handed over to Russia to install them on the Admiral Grigorovich-class guided-missile stealth frigates being made for the Navy.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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