Monthly Archives: July 2017

‘Sanghosti’ – IIIT-D’s solution for empowering ASHA workers

Provides mobile-based training and learning platform through distance learning for ASHA workers New Delhi: Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi has come up with a project ‘Sanghosti’ that is targeted at building a low cost technology-enabled solution for empowering ASHA workers, the key functionaries of the National Rural Health

Induction programme for UPSC 2018 aspirants at Amrita Academy

Thiruvananthapuram: Amrita Civil Service Academy (ACSA) will launch its intensive examination training course to prepare IAS, IPS, IFS and Allied Services aspirants for the UPSC examination 2017-2018 on Wednesday(July 5). Former Chief Secretary of Kerala S.M.Vijayanand IAS will inaugurate the training session at 10.00 am at the academy in

Advantages of an ICT-based curriculum for young minds

by KIWAMI The beauty of learning lies in its flexibility, adaptability, and innovation, to enhance faculty of imbibing and utilizing to an optimal level. With added technological intervention a paradigm shift is being noted in the terms of creating new avenues to quality education. Today,

‘With GST, education sector’s future looks more promising’

Commenting on the implementation of GST,  Shobana Mahansaria, co-founder, Dolphin POD said, “The implementation of GST will surely bring a very positive change in the education sector with the lowest slab of 5% taxes being applied. “With the exemption of taxes from some of the major education

Tiny “motors” are driven by light

Researchers demonstrate nanoscale particles that ordinary light sources can set spinning by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Science fiction is full of fanciful devices that allow light to interact forcefully with matter, from light sabers to photon-drive rockets. In recent years,

Peering into neural networks

New technique helps elucidate the inner workings of neural networks trained on visual data by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing large sets of training data, are responsible for today’s best-performing artificial intelligence systems,