Author: Paul

Vizag railway team builds a gadget for IR’s powerful Loco

Visakhapatnam: The railway team working at the Visakhapatnam Electric Loco Shed (VELS) in the city has indigenously developed a first-ever gadget – Printed Circuit Board, that helps the railways’ most powerful freight locomotive named WAG-9. Currently, the Indian Railways has nearly 1,400 WAG-9 locos including 15 in Visakhapatnam. Until now, the Visakhapatnam railways used to spend nearly Rs 6

Being an Ethical Software Engineer

Why ethics, why now? I have always been interested in the philosophical and cultural aspects of technology. And in the last couple of years, I’ve become more and more concerned about the path that we’re taking. There are a lot of aspects of our lives that are improving because of technology. But there are also

Microsoft, once considered a stodgy software maker, has outperformed tech unicorns since 2015

In November 2015, tech investor Marc Andreessen weighed in on a hot debateabout whether Silicon Valley’s start-ups were frothy from all the cash propping up so-called unicorns, or venture-backed companies valued at $1 billion or more. Andreessen noted at a Fortune conference that the whole class of billion-dollar start-ups, headlined by Uber and Airbnb, was “worth half of Microsoft, ” and