June 13, 2020

NASSCOM has reported Indian IT company's Revenue from Digital Area has crossed $50 Billion dollars last financial year.

The total revenue generated so far in Digital is $191 Billion.

Indian IT companies started reporting Digital revenues separately since 2012.

In 2012, Digital revenue was 4% of overall revenue, in 2015, it was 11-14%. 

Today TCS, Infosys & Wipro have reported 33%, 41% & 42% revenue from the overall revenue is from Digital stream.

Three years back, Analyst were pessimistic about Indian IT companies adopting to Digital changes and predicted downfall. However today, it clearly looks like Indian IT companies have emerged out of slumber and regained their leadership position.

Digital Technologies include Artificial Intelligen...

July 29, 2019

Use vertical bar i.e. ! for or search. e.g. Jacket ! Blazer ! Cardigan

Use two periods between two numbers to get result in those range. e.g. "top songs 1980..1990"

Use quotes to get exact search result e.g. "Jofra Archer Super Over"

Use dash or hyphen to exclude a term from search result e.g. raptors -toronto -nba -basketball Here raptors is a Toronto based basketball team as well as bird. So excluding these words will give you search result for raptor the bird.

Add a ~ symbol before a word to get its synonyms in the result. e.g. "basketball ~lessons"

To search for a specific keyword within a site use site specific search e.g. "site:economictimes.indiatimes.com CWC 2019"

November 17, 2018

Blockchain is a distributed database on which bitcoin transactions are stored.

Bitcoin is a virtual currency. 

Each transaction data is encrypted & stored as a block on every computer on the distributed network. Then when next transaction is done another block is created and stored on each computer. 

Blockchain eliminates the need of a central authority & a central institution for e.g. Bank.

It is fault tolerant i.e. even if one computer goes offline, there is no loss of data as it is available on other computers within distributed network which can be 1000s in number.

It is a public ledger. It uses public key and private key combination to register a block which holds the transaction.

Every block is identified using a unique hash...

October 19, 2018

Scientists in Washington have made the fastest camera till date which captures up to ten trillion frames per second. 

This makes it possible to capture the light in slow motion.

Because of this technology, the interaction between light and matter can be analysed. 

The camera captures the temporal focus of a single femtosecond laser pulse, the first time it was used. 

Scientists are further trying to increase the speed to one quadrillion frames per second. 

October 11, 2018

On Tuesday, Google announced its launch of two new pixel smartphones. 

They are Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. 

Both phones have a feature which will tell the users how much time they spend on their phones.

Pixel 3 has a 5.5 inch screen with gorilla glass 5 whereas pixel 3 XL has 6.3 inch QHD with Gorilla glass 5. 

Both phones have 2.45 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 and 4 GB RAM with 64 or 128 GB Storage.

Google Pixel 3 is priced at 71,000 rupees and 3 XL at 81 thousand. 

Both the phones will be available for preorder from 11th October. 

July 8, 2018

Use original chargers. In case charger is lost, buy original one.

Use original batteries. 

Repair at authorized centers only.

Always check batteries for any physical damage or deformity.

Avoid charging smartphone overnight. 

Unplug immediately once it is charged. 

If battery is 90% charged, unplug it & let it drain a bit.

Do not charge near bed, under pillow.

Minimize exposure to direct sunlight, placing in hot places like car dashboard, radiator.

Do not drop phone frequently as it impacts internal settings which can cause fire.

Unplug device if battery heats up. 

May 20, 2018

Letters, receipts, contracts etc. can be scanned using document scanning apps that use mobile's camera.

Keep them safe & store it in cloud (on internet)

Top document scanning apps

1. Dropbox Business - Very popular, 500 million users. Scan & save on cloud.

2. Scanbot - Inbuilt decision capability to scan document perfectly by straightening & cropping. 

3. Genius Scan - Scan paper document & convert it into JPEG or PDF files. Enhances images.

4. Abbyss FineScanner - Uses optical character recognition to scan text in 193 languages. Convert your scanned document into MS word format.

April 4, 2018

Data Scientist - 25% average salary increase.

- Data scientists use computing systems to collect, analyse & interpret large amount of information to identify ways to help business over their competitors. 

- Require ability to spot trend.

- Annual Salary - For 3 to 5 years experienced - 25-29 lac.

Front end developers - Bridge between UI/UX designers and back end programmers.

- Require to be creative & tech savvy.

- Annual Salary - 18 to 22 lac.

UX designer - Highest paid in IT industry. 

 - Annual Salary - 28 lac to 32 lac

Product Managers - 20% average salary increase

- Responsible for strategy, road map & feature definition of a product

- Annual Salary - 24 lac

Python Developers - 20% average salary increase. Annual Salary - 20 lac

Mobile developers,...

March 10, 2018

Need determines the laptop specifications. Need is categorized into 3 types:-

Type 1 - Web browsing, listening to music, basic productivity tasks, handling office suites, HD movie viewing & some photo editing.

Type 2 - Heavier workload like encoding/decoding HD video, advanced photo editing, multi-tasking & high end gaming

Type 3 - 3D graphics, 3D rendering, video editing, video rendering tasks, extreme multi tasking, future proof gaming.  

Processors:-

Intel & AMD are the world's best processor companies.

Intel core i3 (6th, 7th or 8th generation) or AMD A4 or A6 processors (6th or 7th generation) (For Type 1 need)

Intel core i5 (6th, 7th or 8th generation) or AMD A8, A10 or AMD Ryzen processor (6th or 7th generation) (For Type 2 need)

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