Driverless Cars: Moral and Legal Considerations

Driverless cars are no longer a fantasy. Despite being far from general purpose use, this technology is evolving leaps and bounds, thanks to players like Google and Tesla making steady progress on this technology. As the technology evolves and enters into public life, several legal and moral issues are going to crop up. The recent… Continue reading Driverless Cars: Moral and Legal Considerations

Business unIntelligence

Dr. Barry Devlin ( @BarryDevlin ) presented a webinar this morning on ACM Learning Center ( @acmeducation ). This talk titled “The Marriage of BI and Big Data” is based on Barry’s book – Business unIntelligence: Insight and Innovation beyond Analytics and Big Data. Business unIntelligence discusses how the trends in Analytics and Big Data… Continue reading Business unIntelligence


Hyderabad Bicycling Club (HBC) and World Wildlife Fund organized Bicyclone-3, the eco-friendly cycle ride today. The response was awesome. Good to see so many school kids turning up for this event. I opted to rent a bike for this 20km ride, so that I could avoid the 30km commute to/from the venue. That turned out… Continue reading Bicyclone-3

Copenhagen Wheel

What happens when a premier academic institution teams up with the City of cyclists? You see one of the best inventions getting now into mass production. MIT’s SENSEable City Lab and City of Copenhagen bring us a pedal assist electric system called the Copenhagen Wheel. The wheel can be retrofitted almost on any bicycle. Superpedestrian,… Continue reading Copenhagen Wheel

House Of Cards

I am not a big fan of watching TV series, except for random watching of shows like AFV or special interest shows like National Geographic. However, when Netflix announced House Of Cards (here), I got a little more curious than usual. Part of the reason is the presence of Kevin Spacey, the actor who left… Continue reading House Of Cards

Replublic Day 2013

My Republic Day morning is spent at SA Palm Meadows. After a brief session of Squash, I headed to the flag hoisting ceremony organized by the community. This short and sweet function is attended by residents of our community – from all age groups. The sequence of events included flag hoisting, message by the President… Continue reading Replublic Day 2013