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Prajakta Hebbar
Prajakta Hebbar
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Prajakta is a Writer/Editor/Social Media diva. Lover of all that is 'quaint', her favourite things include dogs, Starbucks, butter popcorn, Jane Austen novels and neo-noir films. She has previously worked for HuffPost, CNN IBN, The Indian Express and Bose.

Indian Tech Industry To Add 3 Million More Jobs In AI, IoT, Analytics By 2023: Report

In a piece of news that will bring joy to employers as well as job seekers in the emerging tech industry, a new report has suggested that the Indian tech industry will add 3 million new jobs over the course…

A Day In The Life Of: Ezetap Analyst Who Wants To Step Up To The Data Scientist Role

As an Analyst who is an aspiring data scientist and a night owl who creates AI-powered dashboards for customer interaction, Sujeet Nayak from Ezetap leads a busy life. We talked to Nayak, who works in the Customer Solutions team, to…

How Successful Data Scientists Deal With Bad Appraisals

2018-19 turned out to be quite underwhelming for data scientists, especially in terms of monetary compensation, and it has hit many professionals hard this appraisal season. It can be demotivating to recover from a less-than-stellar appraisal, especially when it does…

Wadhwani Institute Wins $2 Million From Google For Breakthrough Use Of AI In Pest Mgmt

Google this week announced a $2 million grant for Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence as a part of Google’s AI Impact Challenge. The institute will receive a $2 million grant to create technologies that will help reduce crop losses in…

Big Data Analytics Platform Peel-Works Raises $5 Million In Series B Funding

Mumbai based SaaS and big data analytics platform Peel-Works this week raised $5 million in Series B funding. This round was led by Equanimity Ventures, along with noted names in the industry like HDFC Bank and Bruno Raschle. Peel-Works’ existing…

A Day In The Life Of: Subex Technical Anchor Who Balances CrunchMetrics & Is A Mile Gatherer

In weekly our column ‘A Day In The Life Of’, we are trying to step into the shoes of the awesome techies from various organisations who are working in emerging tech areas like big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence and…

Microsoft Launches New Tools To Simplify AI Model Creation In Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft this week announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies that put advanced capabilities spanning artificial intelligence, mixed reality, internet of things and blockchain in the hands of developers. These services range from creating a new interface…

AI-Powered Robots For Border Patrol In India May Be A Reality By Dec 2019

In a move to secure Indian borders and stop jeopardising the lives of the army and the border security force (BSF), scientists from Bharat Electronics Limited’s (BEL) Central Research Laboratory (CRL) are working on a “first responder robot”. Reportedly, the…

How To Become A Data Scientist In 2019: A Beginner’s Guide

How can I become a data scientist? What are the most valuable skills to learn for a data scientist now? Could I learn how to be a data scientist by going through online tutorials? What does a data scientist do?…

50% Of Tech Patents Filed By Indian Firms In US Are Related To AI, IoT, Cloud & Security

NASSCOM and the chamber of commerce of IT-BPM industries released a report this month stating that in the 4 years — from 2015 to 2018 — Indian companies filed over 4,600 patents in the US, the majority of which (64.8%)…

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