Making video calls while on the move has never been so easy and inexpensive as it is now. You only need to invest in a decent headset before connecting with your peers, colleagues or business partners. Even for corporates and those requiring reliable services, there are tools that make video conferencing an affordable application. Sure, Skype is one of the most popular applications that comes with a lot of momentum and popularity. But it is still lagging in terms of video. Only one-to-one communication is allowed, unless there are some thirdparty plugins. Here are some other video conferencing apps that can make video conferencing a cakewalk: … [Read more...] about Meet the new Google translator: An AI app that converts sign language into text, speech
Free speech vs hate speech
A Division Bench of Justices R.D. Dhanuka and Abhay Ahuja was hearing a criminal petition field by one Imran Khan, through advocate Vivek Shukla. Mr. Khan wanted the the court to direct authorities to delete the video, and also permanently block Mr. Faisal from social media platforms such as YouTube, Google and Facebook. … [Read more...] about Block AIMIM supporter’s hate speech video: HC
In today’s world, electricity is as basic and as necessary for survival as food, clothing or shelter. Though the majority of our lives’ aspects are dependent on electric power, but there's no denying that we do experience power outages. It’s inevitable. We haven’t reached that state of perfection in terms of power supply/distribution, as of yet. Now, think of an FMCG outfit dealing with processing food products that require constant refrigeration or a hospital where several appliances are dependent on electricity to operate. A power outage in such establishments could cause chaos and result in consequential financial catastrophes. This precedent holds true -- varying in degrees of complication -- for every setting and scenario, be it a household birthday party, a restaurant in its peak hours or a movie theatre amidst a screening. Power outages are always unpleasant. This is where generators or gensets kick in. Generators are basically machines which provide … [Read more...] about Diesel Generators vs CNG Generators: Which type of generator would be most suitable for you and why?
Soon, Lalu Prasad also interrupted to demand a special relief package for Kosi flood victims in Bihar. This time, the FM was more patient. He not only assured Prasad that he would look into the matter, but later when Prasad came to shake hands with him, Mukherjee hugged the RJD chief with a broad smile. … [Read more...] about Mukherjee a free man now
The second reform is institutional autonomy. The executive has its powers — but it is important to constrain these powers and ensure that it operates within the framework of the law. This, then, requires an Election Commission (EC) which ensures that the ruling party does not have an unfair advantage in polls; it requires a strong Parliament which ensures that the executive is accountable to the legislature in a meaningful way; it requires a judiciary that is solely guided by the Constitution and is both independent and seen as independent of executive influence; and it requires independent investigative and vigilance bodies which track the corrupt, but are not used as political instruments to hound rivals. … [Read more...] about A charter for political reforms in India