Small businesses (MSMEs in India) are supposed to be the growth engines of the Indian economy, but repeated assaults by Covid-19 are bringing most of them down to their knees. Apart from dwindling finances and mounting debts, one of the critical issues they have been grappling with is their inability to adapt to the new behavior protocols imposed by the pandemic. In such a scenario, digitization sounds like the obvious and imminent savior, a decision that most MSMEs have debated, discussed and delayed.
Humanity is ready for the next technology step – an interactive virtual world, where everyone can hang out with games, adventures, shopping, and the best new virtual identities. A parallel universe, if you may!
With increased focus on public safety, access control for public and private areas, and now the risk of Covid virus transmission, analytics from video surveillance is playing a significant role in the collation of actionable intelligence for security purposes. Video surveillance, coupled with intelligent insights from analytics and BI data, is the go-to solution today for fighting crime rate or more recently, isolating pandemic infections.
Supercomputers have since played an essential role in computational science. We Suse them for a wide range of compute-intensive tasks in various fields, including quantum mechanics, weather forecasting, climate research,…
If you’re my age, you will remember the critical premise of the 1992 classic “Sneakers” premise, starring Robert Redford and Ben Kingsley – a top-secret black box that can break the encryption of any computer system.
To be the manager and coach of their very own team – this is the dream of every die-hard sports enthusiast – living out their “Brad Pitt” fantasy in their own Moneyball world. “Fantasy” Sports is just so aptly named.
Self-healing blockchains are the only way to create a truly decentralized world within the decade. The world is eagerly waiting for a next-generation, high-performance, permissionless blockchain, and this blockchain should be able to scale all decentralized applications industrially.
Normally I would just share this as a post but having read it a few times over, I think it merits reproduction in its entirety as a post mostly because I would like anyone who chooses to read it to find it all in one place.
Artificial Intelligence is empowering business leaders to make better, data-driven, and insightful decisions. It has undergone several evolutions since it burst into the business scene in the 1950s, to the point where several thinkers have already painted a machine that replaces human scenarios for the future.
Intelligent Automation (IA) is one of the trending buzzwords of our times. What makes automation smart? Is it new? Why the renewed focus? Bill Gates believed automation to be a double-edged sword when he said: “Automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. … Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”