Electrical Energy- A Modern Wonder


If someone asks you to list out some of the most important inventions that revolutionized the world, you may say, radio, computers, electricity, steam engine etc. The list of inventions is just countless and we cannot pick out the "best" because all are equally important. But if someone asked me that question I would say …

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An Engineer’s Hobby


After four years of my Btech life and the numerous electronics projects I did, I found my room overwhelming with broken components and fried up chips, all adding to the great e-waste. I had many ICs including a Pentium 4 processor some micro controller chips and even a DDR RAM. I felt like my room …

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Recursion In Programming


Recursion and recursive functions are a great concept in programming languages. For a beginner it can turn into one of the worst nightmares but once you get into the spirit of programming then writing recursive programs will be a bliss. Recently some of my friends found it difficult to write a recursive program to print …

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Latex the Ultimate typesetting solution


In 1978, Donald Knuth - arguably one of the most famous and well respected computer scientists - embarked on a project to create a typesetting system, called Tex (pronounced 'tech'), after being disappointed with the quality of his acclaimed The Art of Programming series. Around 10 years later, he froze the language after originally anticipating …

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Toshiba L750 – A Review


Toshiba is showing clear signs of dominating the laptop Industry by its new array of products. I recently purchased a Toshiba L750 and I bought the product half heartedly because Dell was my favourite brand. But over the last two months Toshiba has amazed me with its performance and elegance. Toshiba has always produced laptops …

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Calibre – An Ebook Management System


Maintaining large collections of Ebooks can become a nightmare, if not maintained properly finding the desired books is also a difficult job. Calibre is a one word solution to this problem. calibre is free and open source e-book software that organizes and manages e-books, supporting a variety of formats. It also supports e-book syncing with …

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Why Do Facebook Images appear Blurred at first?


Have you ever wondered why the Images in facebook appear blurred at first ? For those who don't know here is the answer. We all know data is stored in different formats like mp3, jpeg, doc etc, and Images are stored as jpeg, gif, bmp, png and many other such formats. Of these Jpeg is …

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FOSS: THE REVOLUTION OF THE DIGITAL AGE


About 27 years back in 1984 at the AI lab of MIT a hacker Richard Mathew Stallman frustrated by the commercialization of the then popular operating system unix and rise of proprietary softwares set out to launch a revolution that was about to change the Software industry. A revolution that would liberate programmers to think …

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