Ram Sagar
Ram Sagar
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Ram holds a master's degree in Robotics.He likes to read and is always intrigued about how things work.

AI Hardware Gets A Fresh Boost With Spintronics

Any artificial intelligence application is heavy on computations and the hardware is power hungry. The way a machine learning model comes up with solutions can be mysterious, the intuition behind higher dimensionality can be not so obvious but the laws…

2019 Began With Tech Giants Google, Facebook & Stanford Open-sourcing Datasets

The month of January witnessed a myriad of research works open sourced by the likes of Google, Facebook and Stanford. These works set new benchmarks for NLP and image recognition techniques while improving on the pre-existing models. Recently Google introduced a…

How Airbnb’s Druid Platform Tackles The Big Data Problem

Brian Chesky co-founded peer-to-peer room and home rental company Airbnb with Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia in 2008. Now, almost 11 years later, Airbnb has been used by more than 300 million people in 81,000 cities in 191 countries. At…

Why Willful Digital Disruption Is Good For Enterprises?

  The first practical schematics for the internet had not arrived until the early 1960s when JCR Licklider, a psychologist and computer scientist from MIT popularised the idea of an “intergalactic network” of computers. In fact, the first workable prototype…

Mosca’s Inequality And Its Effect On Quantum Cryptography

Cryptic writing is said to have come into existence as early as 1900 BC when the Egyptian scribes used hieroglyphics to communicate. The methods of cryptography might have changed over the years but the central idea hasn’t changed much; either…

Does Machine Learning Share The Same Fate Of Mathematical Unsolvability?

In the late nineteenth century, Georg Cantor, the founder of set theory, demonstrated that not all infinite sets are created equal. In particular, the set of integer numbers is ‘smaller’ than the set of all real numbers, also known as…

What Is A Gödel  Machine And Is It Conscious?

When John Von Neumann said that, “Kurt Gödel’s achievement in modern logic is singular and monumental—indeed it is more than a monument, it is a landmark which will remain visible far in space and time. … The subject of logic…

SAP Is Redefining The Way Data Is Accessed And Consumed, Says Kaushik Bagchi

SAP, which started as a venture by five young engineers in the early ‘70s, has now grown into a multinational giant housing nearly 1,00,000 employees and servicing more than 4,00,000 customers. SAP SE offers services ranging from ERP to CRM,…

Can Uber’s POET Address AI’s Open-Ended Endeavours?

Embracing the open-ended is considered by many futurists and experts, to be the last grand frontier for the artificial intelligence to invade. The concept of the open-ended can be explained in terms of natural evolution. Just like the way a…

What Are Activation Functions And When To Use Them

  These action potentials can be thought of as activation functions in the case of neural networks. The path that needs to be fired depends on the activation functions in the preceding layers just like any physical movement depends on…

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