Emerging Technologies

Internet of Things – A Few Links

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Ti enables Ineternet of Things (popularly known as IOT). Here is a white paper on the Evolution of Internet of Things from TI. “The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly growing with the expectation of 50 billion connected devices by 2020 to provide smart, invisible technology that works for you based on your preferences. With […]

BookLog

Building Abstractions – A Book Link

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From Structure and Interpretations of Computer Programs – A Classic (now in Javascript) The acts of the mind, wherein it exerts its power over simple ideas, are chiefly these three: 1. Combining several simple ideas into one compound one, and thus all complex ideas are made. 2. The second is bringing two ideas, whether simple […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Job Trends and Skills in Demand

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From Dice – AWS and Devops Skills in Demand An analysis of recruiter searches also showed two very clear trends: AWS and DevOps are at the forefront of industry needs The top 10 cloud-adjacent requests reveal an Open Source trend, with key requests included everything from Linux to configuration management systems like Chef and Puppet […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Unless You Actively Flex Your Neurons…

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“unless you actively flex your neurons, nothing much happens in your head. A reader has to be motivated, engaged, curious, and inspired to solve problems, draw conclusions, and generate new knowledge. And for that, you need challenges, exercises, and thought-provoking questions, and activities that involve both sides of the brain and multiple senses.” From “Head […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Education and Innovation – Is There a Correlation?

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How Finland, South Korea and Poland achieve such remarkably high scores on international tests: This is the first hint of how Finland does it: rather than “trying to reverse engineer a high-performance teaching culture through dazzlingly complex performance evaluations and value-added data analysis,” as Americans do, they ensure high-quality teaching from the beginning, allowing only […]

Jobs Skills and Talent Development

Python Jobs in India

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My visits to Quora are pretty infrequent and random. But something got me there this morning and when I go, I try to answer at least a couple of questions (and they get tweeted). Today’s focus was on finding out who is hiring Python programmers in India. You can look through the answers but I […]