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t is a pleasure to present the DIGITREK , a magazine for today’s generation for the young minds. The generation today loves to stay updated with the things going around and gather facts. This Magazine is a way to make the young minds and souls gather facts about the technological world and learn about the new things going around. The cover Story on Chandrayaan-2 has a lot of things to tell the unknown facts and forms of India’s very own project which has made Indian Space Research Organisation Equal to some of the World’s best organisations. Expression to inherent and nurtured qualities possessed are possible through oral and written means. This magazine is a blend of technical activities, programmes, upcoming technol-

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he everlasting impact of technology has undoubtedly shaped the way we live in today’s era. This impact has made life much easier and convenient in every aspect of our day to day lives. However, when technology is broken down to different types and purposes, that is when we begin to recognize is certain technology actually moving the human race forward towards a magnificent world of beauty and intelligence. From the smallest and thinnest Xun-chi 138 camera phone to the majestic and breathtaking Chandrayaan, technology has been revolutionized in each and every domain and it’s really the high need of the hour for everyone especially the budding young scientists and developers to keep in track with the ever growing advancements in technology. So here we are introducing a complete travel pack for the young aspirants into the world of technology and digitalization. Welcome to the brand new first ever edition of DigiTrek, a technical magazine cum encyclopedia that will take you onto a marvelous and a thrilling digital trekking experi

ence. This magazine is encapsulated with plethora of information on the latest and greatest in technology, gadgets, gizmos and more for all the technophiles out there . Inside you’ll find about all the latest advancements and trends in technology, telecom news insights, various competition reviews , tech reviews , quizzes and much more to keep you in pace with the ever growing technical world. Also, get a chance to experience the life saga of various IT innovators and CS scientists from all across the globe. We are also bringing exhilarating reviews on numerous movies and games which has showcased the true essence of digital technology to this enormous world and do not forget to have a sneek peek into the splendid section of brain teasers, crosswords and buzzy puzzles which will give you an enthralling fun and frolic session to boost up your brain cells. So gear up your knowledge and get ready to brain storm yourself with the finest stuff wrapped inside DigiTrek and don’t forget to send us your feedback and comments about the first edition of DigiTrek to digitrek@gmail.com. we really look forward to hear from you.

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CONTENTS

COVER STORY PAGE 33 - 49

AUGUST 2019 AMITY CODING CLUB

CHANDRAYAAN 2 India’s very own mission Chandrayaan 2 which will make India reach the un-explored side of moon, was launched on the 22nd of July, 2019.

13| MACHINE LEARNING An application of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides systems the abilityto automatically learn and improv from experiences.

17| VIRTUAL REALITY

A term used to describe a three dimensional, computer generated environment which can be explored and interacted with by a person

20| REVIEW

The latest products reviewed for you.

10| QUANTUM COMPUTING

Quantum computers is not intended to completely replace “classical” systems one that you are using like your PDAs.

22| THE ECLIPSE Eclipse is a platform that has been designed for building integrated web and application development tooling.


26| IOT

An extension of Internet conectivity into physical devices and everyday objects.

30| BLOCKCHAIN

A growing list of records, called blocks that are linked using cryptogrphy.

34| TOP 5 MAGAZINE

69| CLOUD COMPUTING

An on-demand availability of computer resources, especially data storage and computing power without direct active management.

72| BIG DATA

A field that treats ways to analyze and systamatically extract information.

A review of what the technical magazines have to give the readers.

52| TECHNEWS

Covering the latest technological news.

56| BRAIN TEASER

Boost your brains and activate the grey cells.

57| MOVIES REVIEW

Check out the movie reviews and get the verdict on upcomming movies.

62| NORMAN ABRAMSON

74| FIFA 20

64| UPI APPS

79| BUY TECH

Abramson is an American engineer and computer scientist, most known for developing the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication. The best Unifed Payments Interface applications

New authentic gameplay features with new game modes of the ultimate football league.

The new gadgets recommended for techies.

81| PLACEMENT PREPERATION

Tips and tricks to prepare yourself for the placements.

66| ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Intelligence demonstrated by machines in contrast to the natural intelligence displayed by humans.

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uantum computers is not intended to completely replace “classical” systems - one that you are using like your PDAs. They will not run web browsers, help with opening eBooks, or stream the latest videos from YouTube. Then why is this topic so hot? What are they hoped for? Let us discuss! Well, first of all, Quantum computing is a technique for advance computing. It is going to offer a fundamentally different way of performing certain calculations. Generally, it is focused around fastening those calculations for which it would take billions of years for a classical computer to perform. According to IBMQuantum computers could encourage the development of new breakthroughs in science, medications to save lives, machine learning methods to diagnose illness sooner, materials to make more efficient devices and structures, financial strategies to live well in retirement and algorithms to quickly direct resources such as ambulances.

QUANTUM COMPUTING

Exceeding the limits of conventional machines

lems above a certain space and time complexity, we don’t have enough computational power with us to tackle them. To stand a chance at solving some of these problems, we need a new kind of computing. Universal quantum computers leverage the quantum mechanical phenomena of superposition and entanglement to create A new kind of computing states that scale exponen We are thriving on the tially with number of qubits, benefits of classical com- or quantum bits. puting every day. However, there are still some challenges which today’s systems are unable to address. For prob10 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

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Even for simple molecules like caffine number of quantum states can be enormous.


ARTICLEZOID Inside a Quantum Computer 1. Qubit Signal Amplifier One of two amplifying stages is cooled to a temperature of 4 Kelvin. 2.Input Microwave Lines Attenuation is applied at each stage in the refrigerator in order to protect qubits from thermal noise during the process of sending control and readout signals to the processor. 3.Superconducting Coaxial Lines In order to minimize energy loss, the coaxial lines that direct signals between the first and second amplifying stages are made out of superconductors. 4.Cryogenic Isolators Cryogenic isolators enable qubits signals to go forward while preventing noise from compromising qubit quality. 5.Quantum Amplifiers Quantum amplifiers inside of a magnetic shield capture and amplify processor readout signals while minimizing noise. 6.Cryoperm Shield The quantum processor sits inside a shield that protects it from electromagnetic radiation in order to preserve its quality. 7.Mixing Chamber The mixing chamber at the lowest part of the refrigerator provides the necessary cooling power to bring the processor and associated components down to a temperature of 15 mK — colder than outer space.

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ARTICLEZOID Quantum Computing Fundamentals: All processing frameworks depends upon a basic ability to store and control information. Current systems manipulate individual bits, which store information

must be kept in a ultra-low temperature of freezing. Any heat in the system can introduce error, which is the reason why quantum PCs work at temperatures near absolute zero, colder than the vacuum of space.

As per the claims made by Microsoft, In the near future, Quantum computers will be able to : 1. Improve the quality of healthcare and medical research 2. Secure our data in a quantum future 3. Tackle chemistry challenges with increased accuracy 4. Manage resources from various energy sources 5. Develop next generation financial modelling tools

in the form of binary states 0 and 1. Quantum computer leverage quantum mechanical phenomena to manipulate information. For achieving this, they rely on quantum bits, or qbits.

There are a couple of various approaches to make a qubit. One strategy utilizes superconductivity to create and maintain a quantum state. To work with these superconducting qubits for broadened timeframes, they 12 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

Quantum computing is redefining what is possible with technology—creating unprecedented possibilities to solve humanity’s most complex challenges. With scientists , tech companies and physicists working on quantum computers to perfect this technology, these truly mind blowing rises of quantum computers could become universal.Until then let's stay fastened in our seats to converge into the quantum age.


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s a result of new processing advancements, Machine Learning today isn't like Machine Learning of the past. It was born from pattern recognition and the theory that PCs can learn without being modified to perform explicit assignments; analysts keen on computerized reasoning needed to check whether PCs could gain from information. The iterative part of machine learning

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is significant on the grounds that as models are presented to new information, they can freely adjust. They gain from past calculations to deliver solid, repeatable choices and results. It's a science that is not new – but rather one that has increased crisp energy. While many AI calculations have been around for quite a while, the capacity to naturally apply complex numerical counts to big data –

again and again, quicker and quicker – is an ongoing improvement. Here are a couple of broadly announced instances of AI applications you might be acquainted with: The vigorously advertised, self-driving Google vehicle? The quintessence of AI, Online proposal offers, for example, those from Amazon and Netflix, AI applications for regular day to day existence, Knowing what clients are stat-

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ARTICLEZOID ing about you on Twitter? Machine learning combined with linguistic rule creation and Extortion recognition or fraud detection? ,which is one of the more self-evident, significant uses in our present reality..

quently produce models that can examine greater, progressively complex information and convey quicker, increasingly precise outcomes – even on an exceptionally huge scale. What's more, by structure exact models, an association has a Machine Learning and superior shot of distinguishing Artificial Intelligence beneficial chances – or staying While man-made reasoning away from obscure dangers. (AI) is the wide study of mirroring human capacities, ML is Machine Learning in a particular subset of AI that IoT prepares a machine how to One of the significant difficullearn. ties the IoT industry needs to confront today is the means by which to oversee and understand the heap of information produced by the billions associated gadgets and procedures estimated before the decade's over. While for a considerable length of time conventional measurable instruments for information demonstrating and examination has served organizations and associations by For what reason is only giving a depiction of the Machine Learning occasions caught in the inforsignificant? mation, ongoing head ways Re surging enthusiasm for ML in advances like AI (ML) and is due to similar variables that computerized reasoning (AI) have made Data mining and are opening the way to further Bayesian analysis more popular developed investigation methrecently . Things like develop- ods that can foresee future ing volumes and assortments results dependent on gathof accessible information, ered information, and offer computational preparing that recommendations on the best is less expensive and all the way to anticipate, moderate, or more powerful than ever and guarantee that result. Today, as reasonable information stock- IoT-based advancements and piling or data storage. arrangements are progressiveThese things mean it's con- ly being received in mechanceivable to rapidly and conse- ical and business procedures, 14 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

an ever increasing number of organizations are utilizing AI innovations for information examination. In this examination investigation, ABI Research breaks down the subject of AI identified with its utilization in IoT frameworks and applications. It presents the idea of AI, portraying the fundamental kinds of calculations being used today and their most regular applications, and furthermore gives a review of the job of AI in the IoT space, with specific spotlight on IoT information examination and a wrap-up of the principle market and innovation drifts inside this territory. The report contains a review of the key verticals and applications, just as the yearly income estimates of the IoT investigation showcase for the 2015 to 2021 time span, separated into ML-based and nonML-based IoT examination, and it introduces the profiles of various pertinent sellers that give AI abilities inside an IoT information examination setting. What's required to make great Machine Learning frameworks? Great machine learning frameworks require automation and iterative processes, scalability, data preparation capabilities and ensemble modeling algorithms – basic and advanced.


ARTICLEZOID Machine Learning in Medicine Machine Learning has had a huge effect in numerous territories of science and innovation, including life science and

abused to assist the procedure of medication improvement by investigating the likelihood of fusing models in all parts of the pathway to foresee the practicality of an atom for clin-

medical research. The development of machine learning algorithms for fundamental aspects such as statistical bioinformatics to their deployment in clinical diagnosis, prognosis and drug development has seen a great achievement.

ical use. What's more, a Comment by a board of researchers working at the interface of ML and pharma features the potential and difficulties of ML in pharmacokinetics, explicitly in anticipating assimilation, conveyance, digestion, discharge and toxicology properties of new medications. Receiving this methodology could assume a noteworthy job in finding new atoms or repurposing existing medications for uncommon conditions or

Ascent of machine learning in medicine Similarly energizing is the advancement that has been made so far in applying computational strategies, for example, ML in medication revelation and improvement. Just two decades prior, the time allotment for the advancement of another medication was roughly 12 years, yielding a pre-endorsement cost of nearly US$1 billion. Sean Ekins and partners examined in a perspective about how ML has been

pestilences where criticalness is vital. With the expansion in anti-microbial obstruction, exploring ML strategies is as of now demonstrating very incredible in recognizing new antibacterial operators in a quicker and conceivably less expensive way. Using ML in these contexts relies on the collection and analysis of large quantities of data, but with the emergence of big data comes the challenge of statistical inference from complex datasets to recognize genuine patterns, while also limiting false classifications and making conclusive judgments on diagnosis and treatment options. Statistical bioinformatics has proven very useful in proteomic and genomic data analysis, and the adoption of ML to build predictors and classifiers has shown significant potential. In a Comment, Andrew Teschendorff presents guidelines on how to avoid common pitfalls when utilizing ML with big ‘omics’ data. One of these pitfalls is known as the ‘curse of dimensionality’ and relates to the problem of the amount of sufficient training data re-

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ARTICLEZOID quired to make meaningful models from high-dimensional data. Indeed, naive use of ML models in omics data can easily result in overfitting, whereby random variations in the data that are not associated with real biological variations are classified as a phenotype or observable characteristic of interest. It is evident that ML is creating a paradigm shift in medicine, from basic research to clinical applications, but it should be carefully adopted. Vulnerabilities such as security of data and adversarial attacks, where a malicious manipulation in the input can result in a complete misdiagnosis, which could be utilized for fraudulent interests, present a real threat to the technology. This was recently demonstrated by a group of researchers who showed that a carefully calculated perturbation on an image of a benign skin mole that is imperceptible to the human eye can be misclassified as a malignant mole, with 100% confidence. In addition, guidelines should also be established to ensure that there are not only global standards to protect patient data but also a consideration for the society as a whole and the impact that this growing field is having on them. However, collaborative efforts that include all major stakeholders will certainly add to the positive influence that ML adoption is having in research and medicine.

Top ML Applications for 2019 Here are some Machine Learning and Deep Learning applications estimate to overwhelm the 2019 AI applications advertise: Virtual Agents: Huge players are utilizing virtual specialists for client administration. A virtual specialist is a machine-created energized character who copies the job of a human client administration operator. This virtual operator has enough smarts to give introductory help to an inquisitive client. Natural Language Processing (NLP): This innovation helps convert information into content, along these lines giving semantic capacities to machines. NLP-driven machines can connect in human language, which might be utilized in client administration to produce input outlines and reports

learning. Picture acknowledgment is generally utilized on social stages for picture look, and has been effectively connected to recognition of tags or infections. Speech Recognition: This innovation encourages machines to connect through human language. Voice-based frameworks like Alexa use discourse acknowledgment to interface with versatile clients.

Conclusion The entire field of Artificial Intelligence empowers "machines" to progress toward becoming pioneers — a one of a kind idea in mankind's history. The consolidated effect of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and neural systems is felt crosswise over industry hallways — from meeting rooms and official suites to staff work spaces. Numerous business clients are both energized and fearful Image Recognition: This about the future outcomes of capacity causes machines to AI-fueled business forms. recognize explicit highlights in pictures, in light of earlier

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hat do you think of when you hear the word virtual reality (VR)?

Do you imagine someone wearing a clunky helmet attached to a computer with a thick cable? Or do you wince at the term, wishing it would just go away?

IMMERSION

In multiple industries ranging from education, communication, entertainment to design, defense and scientific research, Virtual Reality has now been established in various industries and sectors. The environment of virtual reality helps the user to feel the property of “immersion”. This property allows the user to feel being in and the part of the world. When you really become unaware or the present surroundings and just focus on the happenings inside the virtual environment, then, you have an effective Virtual Reality experience. The experience of a virtual reality environment has a wide breadth of information if it stimulates our senses. Whenever the user is exploring the environment, the VE should adjust in real time. Passive haptics are the real objects existing in the real

physical space which are mapped to the virtual objects in the virtual space. Users wear an HMD or a similar portable device when they are in the physical space. As they approach the object and will try to touch it, they will experience the object in the physical space. Whatever the user does with object in the real space, that gets reflected upon the virtual object in the virtual space.

and watch the film as the system subjected them to various stimuli, such as blowing air on them to simulate wind. While users felt a sense of immersion, interactivity was limited to shifting their point of view by looking around. Their path was pre-determined and unalterable. True interactivity also includes being able to modify

Immersion within a virtual environment is one thing, but for a user to feel truly involved there must also be an element of interaction. Early applications using the technology common in VE systems today allowed the user to have a relatively passive experience. Users could watch a pre-recorded film while wearing a head-mounted display (HMD). They would sit in a motion chair

the environment. A good virtual environment will respond to the user’s actions in a way that makes sense, even if it only makesense within the realm of the virtual environment. If a virtual environment changes in outlandish and unpredictable ways, it risks disrupting the user’s sense of telepresence.

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n engineering, virtual reality also includes the optimum use of 3D modeling tools and all the visualization techniques as a part of the designing process. This new technology will enable the engineers to view all their projects in three dimensional spaces and to gain a better understanding of how it works. And, even they can spot the minute flaws or any potential risk before the implementation. This would also allow the designing team to observe their project within the safe environment and make necessary changes, if required. With this, time and money both will be saved. What is important is the ability of virtual reality to depict fine grained details of an engineering product to maintain the illusion. This means high end graphics, video with a fast refresh rate and realistic sound and movement. As large tech companies such as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft build their own game changing tools or buy companies in this space, things will only become more ‘real’. With all this progress, it is no wonder that architects, engineers and construction teams are already finding uses for this technology in their own workflows.

ARTICLEZOID With the increasing demand for innovation in higher education for engineering, and with the advancement in 3D visualisation technologies and computer hardware, a growing range of engineering teaching and training material can be utilised in virtual reality environments. Virtual reality technologies can be used as educational and training tool with the advantages of being safe, cost-effective and fully controllable. Also, virtual reality environments enhance significantly the learning experience as they provide the learner with realism and interactivity.

user dons special gloves, earphones, and goggles, all of which send their output to the computer systems. The virtual environments are intended to replace the real world environment with the digital one and the human senses are immersed in the VE. Immersion is an experience of losing oneself in the VE and shutting out all cues from the physical world. A Virtual Environment can be created on different extents depending on the computer based platform ranging from a cell phone screen to a desktop monitor or a fully Immersive Virtual Environment (IVE).

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TECH REVIEW

Acer Predator Helios 300

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ou’d think populari-

ty would be the hardest thing to prove, but that’s what caught our eye first. A specific model of the Predator Helios 300 has maintained a steady position among the top ten bestselling laptops on Amazon for many, many weeks. It just won’t quit.

DESIGN The gaming laptop that Acer Predator 300 is, tries to stand by the gamer aesthetic. The metallic chassis and the finish of a gun-metal texture with the vibrant black and red combination along with geometric patterns and easy to hold tapered edges. The logo which is in silver adorns the top whereas the bottom cover has two compartments quite easy to remove for the hard disk and the RAM. It has an appreciable number of ports with two USB 2.0, a headphone jack, USB 3.0, USB 3.1, HDMI port, Ethernet and an SD

an 8th generation Intel Core processor are the key features which makes this gaming laptop performance efficient.

BOTTOMLINE The main point which makes this gaming laptop different from the others is it’s power packed performance and it’s pocket friendly price. The stunning display adds to the specifications of this gaming laptop. The Acer Predator Helios 300 is just trending on the list, if you’re on a restricted budget. The Acer Predator Hee Pric 0,999 card Read- lios 300 may not be the best out er . ,2 there, but it’s just a step below Rs 1 the best. If you’re on a limited budget, you can’t ask for a betKEYBOARD ter deal.

The keyboard is quite appreciable for this gaming laptop. Taking care about the comfort of the user its been designed with a good bounce, matte feel with quick response and improved accuracy. The speakers on the keyboard are quite good with adjustable volume.

DISPLAY

SPECIFICATIONS

CPU: 2.2GHz Intel Core i78750H (hexa-core, 9MB cache, up to 4.1GHz) Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630; Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) RAM: 16GB DDR4(2,666MHz) Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920

x 1,080) ComfyView IPS (144Hz refresh rate) Storage: 256GB PCIe SSD Ports: 1 x USB-C 3.1, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, RJ-45 Ethernet, SD card reader, 3.5mm headphone jack Weight: 5.95 pounds (2.7kg) Size: 15.4 x 10.5 x 1.1 inches

The 1080p display is quite appreciable. The wonderful magenta and blue hues have a pretty well true-to-life color display. A refresh rate of 144Hz is also displayed, which isn’t popular among most of the top gaming laptops. It has a up- (39.1 x 26.7 x 2.8cm; W x D graded version which helps to x H) Connectivity: Intel 802.11ac reduce the blurriness. Wi-Fi; Bluetooth PERFORMANCE Camera: HD webcam (1,280 16GB memory, sophisticated x 720) with 2 x mics graphics card, hard drive and

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TECH REVIEW

Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 are set to launch in India . Both the new Redmi phones were unveiled in China back in May, with an allnew 3D four-curved large arc body and a pop-up selfie camera module. Redmi K20 pro contains a chipset of snapdragon855 SoC, and Redmi K20 is powered by mid range Snapdragon 730 SoC. Redmi K-series phone have offered tripple rear camera. The phone also have 256GB of onboard storage. On the specifications front, the Redmi K20 Pro and Redmi K20 share many similarities. Both phones run MIUI 10 and feature a 6.39-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED panel with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 91.9 percent screento-body ratio. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor on both handsets. However, the Redmi K20 Pro additionally sports hardware DC dimming support that's missing on the Redmi K20. The camera includes 48 megapixel sony IMX586 primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens,13-megapixel secondary sensor with a wide angle lens and 8 megapixel tertiary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. It also have pop up selfie camera (20 megapixel).

Price Estimated : REDMI K20 pro: Rs.24,900- Rs.29,000 . REDMI K20 : Rs.19,900-Rs.25,900.

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The for Java developer A zero logic guide to install Eclipse

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platform resource model and contribute Java clipse is a platform that has been specific views, editors, and actions to the designed from the ground up for workbench. building integrated web and application development tooling. By de- Before downloading ECLIPSE it is necsign, the platform does not provide a great essary that you must have pre installed deal of end user functionality by itself. The the java development kit . value of the platform is what it encourages: rapid development of integrated features TO DOWNLOAD JAVA DEVELOPMENT based on a plug-in model.

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Eclipse provides a common user interface (UI) model for working with tools. It is designed to run on multiple operating systems while providing robust integration with each underlying OS. Plug-ins can program to the Eclipse portable APIs and run unchanged on any of the supported operating systems.

Why Eclipse for Java ?

A dedicated Java IDE, Eclipse gets listed as one of the best of Java IDEs. The Eclipse platform is delivered with a full featured Java integrated development environment (IDE). Java development tooling (JDT) allows users to write, compile, test, debug, and edit programs written in the Java programming language. The JDT makes use of many of the platform extension points and frameworks described in the Platform Plug-in Developer Guide. It's easiest to think of the JDT as a set of plug-ins that add Java specific behavior to the generic 22 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

STEP 1 Go to ORACLE's website

Open your browser (opera, chrome etc) and type java jdk in search bar and then open the oracle link. The latest version of java jdk is java se 12.0.2 And to download it click on download option (on right most of the site, below oracle jdk) After clicking on it you can see some documentation and license regarding java jdk. Scroll down to java se development kit 12.0.2 Click on ACCEPT LICENSE AGREEMENT


ARTICLESIO the file to download STEP 2 Choose If you are using windows then click on

jdk-12.0.2Windows –x64_bin.Exe (itss only for 64 bits os). As this exe file is of 158.63 Mb it will take time to download.

new variable STEP 5 Create Open control panel->system and secu-

rity->system->advance system-> environment variable. Then in system variable box click on path and click edit then new and paste the path you have copied. After than keep clicking on ok.

Java Jdk STEP 3 Install After downloading open the file .To install click on yes and here we get the installation window. Click on next. You will get installation path just keep it default and again click on next. After it gets installed on your device click on close.

STEP 6 Check for it on cmd

Now open command prompt .Write java-version then hit enter. Now check compiler is working ; write java and enter. if something look like below image then your jdk is installed .Close cmd.

Java path variable STEP 4 Set For that open C drive->programs

file->java->jdk-12.0.2. Open java jdk-12.0.2 Folder-> bin folder. After getting into the bin folder just copy the path by clicking on path bar, copy it .

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Eclipse STEP 7 Download Write eclipse in search bar

and open link of eclipse.Org. Click download button (given on right topmost corner). Scroll down, and you can see the latest eclipse ide is eclipse ide 201906 and below that click on download option(64 bit ). After this you will be redirected to another page where again click on download option(file: eclipseinst-win64.Exe). It will take time to download the exe file .

Eclipse for Java IDE STEP 9 Install Click ok and then click eclipse ide for

java developers. Click on install and we get a license agreement and click on accept now .After this ide start to install. then we get eclipse foundation software agreement. Click accept , the installation process may take time.

more steps ! STEP 10 Few After installing a certificate window

will open up. Click on set all and accept selected button.

Eclipse STEP 8 Install Now open file to install and you will

get installer window. Go on hamburger symbol (just below the cross symbol as shown in above image) .Then click on updates and then accept license agreement after updating eclipse installer .

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ARTICLESIO to launch STEP 11 Ready Now u can see installation has been successfully completed .Now click on launch button then .

Screen STEP 13 Welcome And there you get the welcome

screen stating , “welcome to the eclipse ide for java developers”

STEP 14 Welcome Screen STEP 12 Set your workspace

Close your welcome screen and you will enter into eclipse window.

While eclipse ide is opening you have to select your work space. Click on launch button.

NOTE: JAVA SE 9 AND JAVA SE 10 ARE NO MORE SUPPORTED STANDARD EDITION, BUT YOU CAN STILL USE JAVA SE 7 OR JAVA SE 8. AND I LATEST IT IS JAVA SE 12.0.2.

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ARTICLESIO SAHIL SINGH watches, food packaging, do- stricted timeframes.

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he Internet came from the defence world. In the 1970s and 80s, DARPANet, the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency Network, used switching and protocols to give Cold War survivability to communications networks.

mestic appliances and many other products. The military is the hidden treasure of the nations that works day and night selflessly keeping their lives at the stake. They are armed with latest weapons to fight on the battlefield. Instead, constant improvement leveraging advanced technology is needed

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a potential solution to this problem. By integrating systems of sensors, actuators, and control systems into existing military infrastructures, the military can become more efficient and effective. Below we have outlined three separate areas for IoT military applications.

LOGISTICS

The 1989 world wide web naming and addressing protocols allowed the Internet to evolve into the global phenomenon that we know today. More recently a new concept has come into being with the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), which is the extension of Internet connections beyond computers and communications systems to everyday objects such as cars,

The effect of IoT on logistics and supply chain management has been huge; industries such as agriculture and healthcare have recently benefited. In terms of military application, the connected sensors and digital analytics that IoT technology offers can be used to track supplies and equipment from their source to where they are needed on for the tools to enable military the battlefield. forces edge out the enemies. Contemporary military oper- SMART BASES ations are becoming increas- Incorporating IoT deingly complex, multifaceted, vices and sensors into miliand unpredictable. As the tary bases can have several technological capabilities positive effects. Automated of allies and adversaries ad- security screening, for exvance, more pressure is put ample, increases safety while on military commanders to decreasing manpower, and anticipate, assess, and take a network of security camaction in increasingly pres- eras connected to their envisurized environments and re- ronment via sensors and to a acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 27


ARTICLESIO central network via the Internet will also minimize security risks. Smart management of resources – electricity and water for example – will increase the capacity and output of military bases while ensuring that the wellbeing of all individuals inside the base is protected.

DATA WARFARE

What are some of the challenges pertaining to IoT research? According to the per, the challenges

paare:

Standardization:

We are yet to design standardised formats for description of data generated by IoT devices to allow mashups

By collecting data from a wide range of military platforms – including aircraft, weapon systems, ground vehicles, and troops themselves the military can increase the effectiveness of their intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. This wealth of information will allow the armed forces to identify key threats faster and with more accuracy.

of data coming from different domains and providers. Further, while we have lots of solutions at a specific domain, they have limited interoperability with other systems and technologies.

Costs:

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control mechanisms should become considerably lower. Though they are not prohibitively expensive at the moment, slashing costs is key to scaling the technology.

Data privacy and security:

IoT sensors and smart tags can track user movements, habits and ongoing preferences. Since IoT involves flow of a lot of data autonomously and without human knowledge, it is very important to have authorisation protocols in place to avoid the misuse of data.

Interoperability:

In the Logistics sector for instance, the supply chains involve multiple stakeholders like retailers, manufacturers and other logistics suppliers. Here, the IOT systems need to handle high degree of interoperability in order for information to be processed


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objects into larger networks.

Ethical implications:

While the military has been a driver in connected and machine-to-machine communications such as radio frequency identification, more commonly known as RFID, it has been slow to adopt true IoT applications that knit these communications into interoperable, automated cycles. Communications remain within their given channels, not easily shared or aggregated.

The ethical implications of tomorrow’s internet are complex. For instance, how ethical it is to scientifically build a robot that connects to IoT and participates in combat. What will the legal repercussions be in case of a failure in a critical operation? These dilemmas require public debate amongst all stakeholders including public policy makers, business and civil society. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one such technology. Whether called the Internet of Everything, machine-to-machine, or ubiquitous or embedded or ambient computing, the IoT is fundamentally about connecting disparate

What’s the big picture?

The potential of IoT in defence operations is very clear, especially considering its applications in the developed world. However, the challenges in its research are also very real. For India to usher in Digital India in its full glory, it cannot gloss over IoT applications in defence. Suitable budgetary allocations and technology The challenge is that defense nurturing environment should leaders wishing to take ad- be created. Then, watch IoT vantage of the IoT face a com- take off! plex technological andregulatory landscape that threatens to mire their efforts in endless choices and challenges.

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ducation is a sector that is just as important as healthcare and finance, and there are lots of areas within this sector that could be improved using technology. The market for edtech is growing quickly, and is estimated to reach $93.76 billion globally by 2020. It is important for educators and other stakeholders to reflect on all possible impacts, both positive and negative, that blockchain might have on the future of learning. 30 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

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From tracking absences to managing homework deadlines, new technologies are often geared towards solving a problem in a school or classroom. Sony Global Education President Masaaki Isozu said he wants to provide “a new kind of platform for education that would contain the verified school records as well as the degrees obtained,” and that the Blockchain is “one of the options considered to help achieve this goal”…


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What is it?

consider using blockchain Blockchain is the tech- technology. nology that appeared with the creation of Bitcoin, which Why does it matis behind the other cryptoter? currencies and allows its deAs education becomes more centralization. We see the diversified, democratised, deBlockchain as the new intercentralised and disintermedinet and cryptocurrencies as ated, we still need to maintain an element within it. In other reputation, trust in certificawords, if the cryptocurrention, and proof of learning. cies were not successful, the The increased focus on releBlockchain would. vance and employability may also push us in this direction, The Blockchain allows for as we also need more trans the first time in history we can make transactions without trusting the other party. We can make transactions with people we do not know without the need of intermediaries such as banks or companies such as Visa or Paypal that today act as “arbitrators” generating the confidence to exchange money. In this way, we are moving from the internet of information to the internet of value, since the Blockchain allows this transmission of value.

Diplomas and certificates:

Who can use it?

Security in the archives:

parency. Blockchain could Blockchain can be im- provide just such a system: a plemented within individu- massive open, online, secure al educational institutions, database. groups of educational institutions, and both national and How can it be used? international educational bod Here are some appliies. In fact anyone wanting to cations that in the future, and securely store badges, credits, in some cases is already beand qualifications – and make ing presented, the blockchain educational data that matters may have in the virtual educaavailable to others – could tional field.

The academic record of the students which contains notes, diplomas and titles obtained, is protected. This information is available in the chain of blocks is out of danger in case the institution loses these files. It also allows security to be reinforced so that the diplomas are not modified. Another option is the delivery of certifications through the blockchain.

In virtual education, sometimes the theft or plagiarism of investigations or projects is presented by those who try to present a new one. Also, the documents or files prepared by students and institutions will be safe with this technology, to avoid theft in both cases or forgery of digital signatures.

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Conclusion:

Blockchain is a technology that clearly has applications in the world of learning at the individual, institutional, group, national and international levels. It is relevant in all sorts of contexts: schools, colleges, universities, MOOCs, CPD, corporates, apprenticeships, Accreditation of creden- and knowledge bases. Rather than the old hierarchitials: It focuses on interper- cal structures, the technology

funding and culture is centred around the individual institution. Bologna was dead the day it was signed as nobody really wanted to lose their students and suffer financially, but it nonetheless became the framework for European higher education. This indicates clearly that the stimulus for change will have to come from elsewhere.It is essential to embrace the changes which are being made and work to im-

becomes the focus, with trust migrating towards the technology, not the institutions. It is really is a disintermediation technology. Yet the biggest obstacle to blockchain’s more widespread use is cultural. Education is a slow learner and a very slow adopter. Despite its obvious advantages, the learning world is likely to be slow in implementing this technology, as most of the

prove them instead of shying away from them. This attitude is one which we need to impart to our children as well because they will be even more immersed in this new world than we will. Because blockchain use in the education space is still very new and unexplored, there are a lot of unanswered questions. Using the blockchain in this way would also take the burden off of parents.

With the blockchain it is very practical to manage economic transactions with online institutions or study centers. Also verify the credibility of online institutions, avoiding “falling into the trap” of these fraudulent networks.

sonal skills and it is possible to obtain them through “peer to peer” processes, better known as P2P. It is based on the fact that the students with whom the projects are carried out can give credentials to their peers, certifying some skill developed during the group learning. What you get is known as an “open badge,” which can support the knowledge and skills acquired during the course or virtual learning.

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TECHNOLOGY

1. Does not eliminate servers 2. A saved link to a particular Web page 4. Is a software that allows you to view a PDF document 14. Smallest unit of measurement in computing 15. Method by which users access and save or “pull down” software or other files to their own computers 16. Is a document sent with an email message 18. Refers to thevvv part of an application that performs an essential task not apparent to the user 19. Is the integration of digital information with live video 20. A software program that allows you to surf the web.

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3. Electronic mail is a way of sending messages over the internet

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5. A small program that allows a peripheral device such as a printer or scanner to connect to your PC 6. A wireless communications technology intended to replace cables 7. Company of the type of touch screen phone most of the world uses today 8. Refers to measures designed to protect your computer 9. To load and initialise the operating system on a computer 10. A conventional method of transmitting data 11. A video adapter 12. Refers to a website’s text and information, as opposed to its design and structure 13. Microprocessor that performs many functions and calculations that make your computer run 17. Is temporarily stored on your computer

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TOP C

TECH MAGAZINES

omputer geeks want to keep up to date on the most recent improvements in innovation. Since the tech business is continuously changing, this will in general result in a steady cycle of perusing online journals, visiting tech locales, watching recordings, and perusing magazines. As eReaders continue to become more popular many people now read their magazines in digital format, but there are still many who prefer to hold a magazine in their hands and flip through the pages. All of the magazines below are available in both print and digital formats. The distributions in this rundown of the best innovation magazines have been around for quite a while and produce quality substance committed for innovation fans.

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Wired magazine is touted just like the "Mov ing Stone of innovation," and once you flip through the pages, you'll see why.w Wired presents data about innovation in very 34 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

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visual and clearly beautiful organization; this magazine is brimming with gorgeous sight. Innovation fans and nerds go to Wired magazine to get some answers concerning the most recent patterns in the tech way of life. In Wired you won't discover articles on the most proficient method to overhaul your PC. Rather, you'll discover points on online culture, science, business, and obviously gleaming new devices! Wired is presently positioned #3 on Amazon'srundown of smash hit magazines in the PCs and web class.


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2. Directly behind Wired on Amazon's rundown of top of the line tech magazines is Maximum PC. This is a magazine intended for genuine PC devotees; the substance is custom fitted for cutting edge clients, not amateurs. Inside you'll discover fiercely legit equipment audits, manages on overclocking, tweaking tips, and amazing undertaking guides. Most extreme PC guarantees least BS, and they convey in case you're searching for articles on business IT points look somewhere else. Each nerd must keep up to date on the most recent improvements in equipment and programming, perusing Maximum PC enables you to remain insider savvy. You can look at full back issues of Maximum PC in PDF design for nothing in their online document.

3. The Hacker Quarterly is basic perusing for anybody keen on underground PC points identifying with PC security, hacking, and protection issues. 2600 has withstood the trial of time; they have been distributing issues since 1984. As you flip through the pages, you may be charmingly astounded to see that the magazine is loaded up with data, not promotions. One of the fundamental things that separate 2600 from other innovation and technical magazines is that a large portion of the articles are presented by the perusal readers. The editors handpick the best substance for every release. Anybody can submit articles for thought to be incorporated into an issue.

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PC geeks love Linux and open source programming in general, the Linux Journal covers both of these themes top to bottom. Inside you'll discover helpful contents and different tips for Linux framework heads. They likewise spread tasks on inserted Linux, programming, organizing, and even gaming. In each issue, the Linux Journal has a focus which is the topic for that month. A portion of the past focuses have been versatile, sysadmin, work area, security, cool ventures, and that's only the tip of the iceberg. Regardless of whether you work with Linux once a day or are essentially a Linux specialist, you will observe the Linux Journal to be a fascinating perused. Previous issues can be viewed for free through their online archives.

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Make magazine is devoted completely to DIY innovation ventures. Do you appreciate dismantling things to discover how they work? Do you have a storm cellar or carport brimming with old PCs and hardware? In the event that this sounds like you, at that point you will appreciate reading Make! Each issue incorporates loads of quirky activities that incorporate point by point pictures and guidelines. The tasks extend from beginner to hardware master in trouble (and everything in the middle of), so there is something for everybody. The distributers really allude to Make as a "Mook" which is a term for a mixture of a magazine/book. The issues are 200+ pages of tech magnificence.


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Chang’e and Chandrayaan Both China and India have had a space office since 60s – the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). In any case, for a large portion of their reality, their endeavors were focused generally on creating dispatch ability and creating space advancements,

developing nations. The satellite was propelled utilizing the Long March 3A orbital bearer vehicle and was a totally indigenous task – sticking China in the worldwide space map as a genuine contender. Chang’e-1 even kicked off something new by turning into the main satellite to direct a microwave remote detecting exercise on the moon, which brought about the making of a total guide of the lunar surface. While the aughts saw Chi-

icant achievement in the historical backdrop of ISRO and India, yet in addition of the worldwide space age. Aside from the orbiter fitted with cutting edge sensors, the Chandrayaan-1 mission additionally incorporated a Moon Impact Lander – which isolated from the orbiter on 14 November and arrived at the lunar surface close to the south post, making India just the fourth nation on the planet to arrive its banner on the Moon. With respect

EVOLUTION AND O CHANDRAYAAN-1 AN for example, correspondence and remote detecting. This changed with the dispatch of China’s Chang’e-1 in 2007 as it was the primary endeavor to arrive at the Moon by a developing nation. In contrast to CNSA’s prior endeavors, the Chang’e satellite was structured only for research purposes – an area recently ruled by the

na speed ahead with its space desire, it’s local adversary India additionally wasn’t a long ways behind. India’s ISRO before long gotten up to speed to China’s Chang’e-1 with the dispatch of the Chandrayaan-1. Propelled in 2008 utilizing ISRO’s trusty workhorse, the PSLV-XL, the Chandrayaan-1 was a sigwnif-

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to the orbiter, despite the fact that it worked for 10 months rather than the initially arranged 2 years, it satisfied 95 percent of its destinations and even made history by turning into the first to find the nearness of water on the moon. Aside from its logical accomplishment, the Chandrayaan-1 was an em-


blematic achievement that declared the landing of India – a lower-center pay nation – into a tip top club overwhelmed by first world nations. This achievement can likewise be credited for impelling the space desire of a few other developing nations in its area and past.

Chandrayaan-1 mission that helped with affirming the nearness of water/ hydroxyl on the moon in 2009. Chandrayaan-2 will dispatch from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, India, on board a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) rocket. As per the Indian Space Research Mission Organization (ISRO), the Chandrayaan-2 new mission will comIndia has effective- prise of an orbiter, a ly launched the Chan- lander and a wanderer. drayaan-2 mission on The orbiter will perform mapping from an eleva-

organizations consented to an arrangement in 2007 to dispatch the orbiter and lander in 2013. Russia later hauled out of the understanding, be that as it may, as indicated by a news report from The Hindu. The Russian lander’s development was postponed after the December 2011 disappointment of Roscosmos’ Phobos-Grunt mission to the Martian moon of Phobos, the report expressed. Russia therefore

D DEVELOPMENT OF ND CHANDRAYAAN-2 July 22, 2019. The mission will send an orbiter, lander and wanderer to investigate the moon’s south post. Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander is required to arrive around Sept. 6. Chandrayaan-2 is India’s arranged second mission to the moon, which was expected to launch in 2019 and was ultimately launched. It is a subsequent mission from the

tion of 100 kilometers (62 miles), while the lander will make a delicate arriving superficially and convey the meanderer.

Development and Science

At first, ISRO intended to band together with Russia to perform Chandrayaan-2. The two

hauled out of Chandrayaan-2 inside and out, referring to budgetary issues. A few reports expressed that NASA and the European Space Agency were keen on taking an interest, yet ISRO continued with the mission all alone. The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter will circle the moon and give data

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Mission Type : Lunar orbiter lander rover Launched By : ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation Launch Mass : Combined 3,850 kg Launch Site : Satish Dhawan space centre Second Launch Pad Orbital Insertion : 20th August 2019 (planned)

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about its surface, ISRO expressed. “The payloads will gather logical data on lunar geography, mineralogy, natural bounty, lunar exosphere and marks of hydroxyl and water-ice,” ISRO said on its site. The mission will likewise send a little, 20-kilogram (44 lbs.), six-wheeled wanderer to the surface; the meanderer will move semi-self-rulingl, inspecting the lunar regolith’s organization.

Landing near the pole

Chandrayaan-2’s lander and wanderer are focused for an area around 600 kilometers (375 miles) from the south post, which would be the first run through any mission contacted down so distant from the equator, as per a January 2018 article in Science magazine. ISRO plans to utilize the experience for additionally testing missions later on, for example, contacting down on a space rock or Mars, or sending a rocket to Venus, IRSO seat Kailasavadivoo Sivan said in the article. The lander is required to last around one lunar day, or 14 Earth-days; it is vague in the event that it will resuscitate subsequent to falling into the dimness of a lunar night. Its estimations of moonquakes would give more information after the data gathered by the human

Apollo missions during the 1960s and 1970s, as indicated by Science. Then, the territory investigated by the meanderer is of incredible logical enthusiasm because of the stones’ seniority; at 4 billion years of age, researchers state the zone likely is made out of an old magma sea. While NASA isn’t legitimately partaking in this mission, the estimations taken by Chandrayaan-2 could be an assistance for future lunar missions. That is on the grounds that in late 2017, the organization was entrusted by the Trump organization to return humans to the moon in the coming years.

CHANDRAYAAN-2 EXECUTION AND SUCCESS

India’s second mission to the Moon, Chandrayaan-2, is required to arrive at the orbit of Earth’s satellite on August 20. ISRO authorities said that the Earth-headed maneuvers for Chandrayaan-2 rocket are being executed from today onwards. The main earth-bound circle raising maneuver of the Chandrayaan-2 shuttle was performed effectively on the evening at 1452 hrs (IST) as arranged, they included. Four Earth-bound maneuvers are arranged between July 26 and August 8, coming full circle into a trans-lunar addition on August 14, which will send

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Chandrayaan-2 to the Moon. The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mk III (GSLV-Mk III), conveying the 3.8-ton Chandrayaan-2 rocket, lifted off from its launch pad on July 22, at 2.43 p.m. After a specialized tangle prematurely ended the departure on July 15, the space office prevailing with regards to putting the satellite in the ideal circle, as the initial step of its 48-day adventure to the Moon’s unexplored south shaft, around 384,000 km away. Following seven days in delay in its adventure, because of a genuine specialized obstacle that constrained the ISRO to defer the dispatch on July 15, the space office improved its timetable to empower its arrival on the south post on the recently fixed date. For this, ISRO has needed to alter the movement time by tweaking the earth-bound and lunar-bound stages, authorities clarified. According to the new course of events, the Earth-bound stage has gone up by six days to 23 days, from 17 days sooner. The Lunar Orbit Insertion (LOI) presently stands decreased to 13 days, from 28 days sooner. With this, the Earth-bound stage has ascended by six days, while the Lunar-bound stage stands decreased by 15 days. Hence, altogether, there has been a nine-day decrease, while just seven days have


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been lost because of the delay on July 15. ISRO administrator K Sivan revealed to Business Standard that the Space Agency has 45 days to finish the mission and can generally modify the voyage. “To go to the Moon, it will take just five days. During the rest of the days, the satellite will be circling around Earth or Moon, so we can change during the period,” he said. As indicated by the new calendar, Chandrayaan-2 will be circling the Earth for 23 days before ISRO conducts the Trans Lunar Injection on August 14. The satellite would be in the Lunar Transfer Trajectory from the Day 23 to Day 30. On August 20, it will be embedded into the Lunar Orbit and will be there till September 1. On September 2, the Lander and orbiter will be isolated from the orbiter and ISRO will direct a de-boosting on September 3. The Moon arrival will happen according to the previous arrangement, on September 7, the 48th day since dispatch. As indicated by specialists, the separation to the circle has ascended by 6,000 kilometers because of the deferral, so additional time on the Earth circle and less on the Moon circle depends on the situating the Moon (as the Earth’s common satellite). This has been accomplished by a 15 percent expansion in the productivity of the GSLV

Mk 3, so as to compensate for the postponement. The mind-set was euphoric at the mission control room of the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO’s) Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) in Sriharikota. At 2.43 pm the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mk III (GSLV-Mk III), conveying the 3.8-ton Chan-

After a specialized tangle prematurely ending the departure on July 15, the space office prevailing with regards to putting the satellite on the ideal circle, or a superior circle, as the initial step of its 48day voyage to the moon’s unexplored south shaft, around 384,000 km away. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister

drayaan-2 rocket, lifted off from its launch pad. GSLVMk III cost Rs 375 crore and Chandrayaan-2 Rs 603 crore.

Narendra Modi complimented ISRO and its researchers on this accomplishment. Prior to the dispatch, notwithstand-

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ing, it was a strained circumstance at the mission control live with previous ISRO boss A S Kiran Kumar and K Radhakrishnan, among others, viewing the procedures from the display. There was no cheerful discussion as there used to be during the dispatch of some PSLV missions. Be that as it may, when the declaration of the effective dispatch came, individuals went into delights, amidst which the researchers complimented ISRO Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan on this and embraced him. Around 7,500 guests saw the dispatch live from the Viewer’s Gallery at Sriharikota. It was a notable day for science and innovation in India. The officials were glad to declare that the GSLV Mark III vehicle has infused Chandrayaan-2 into the characterized circle. The circle is 6,000 km more than what was proposed. Talking about how ISRO tended to the tangle, Sivan stated: The group swung enthusiastically. Work done in the following 24 hours was stunning. The vehicle was rapidly taken back to ordinary, and the main driver was distinguished and amended. In the following one and a half days, the required tests were led. After that the vehicle was given over to the administration. Addressing the gath-

ering at the mission control centre after the GLSVMKIII-M1 injected the three-module spacecraft in a precise launch from this sport, not only ISRO and India but the entire world was waiting for the launch. They bounced back in flying colors after the earlier technical snag. Success is coming after a hollow.

scheduled and launched successfully. The ISRO boss said the accomplishment of the mission denoted the start of authentic adventure of India towards moon to arrive at a spot close South Pole to do logical examinations. “ISRO and India, yet the whole globe were sitting tight for this present

Immediately after the technical snag was observed in an intelligent way one week back, the entire team swung into action. The work done in the next 24 hours to bring the vehicle back to normal was mind-boggling. The Rs 978 crore mission was called off on July 15 barely an hour before the lift-off after the scientists noticed a glitch in the three-stage rocket during the propellant filling phase. However, after quick remedial action it was re-

mission’s prosperity, which we accomplished now,” he said. The geosynchronous satellite dispatch vehicle lifted-off from the Satish Dhawan Space Center here into overcast skies at 2.43 pm Monday and effectively put the 3,850-kg Chandrayaan-2 into the earth circle around 16 minutes after the fact, finishing the principal period of the mission. Taking note of that mission was at this point to be finished; Sivan said that Chan-

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drayaan-2 group was entrusted with 15 “critical” moves in the following one-and-half months before the meanderer

an Space Research Organization (ISRO) said on Thursday its scientists had resolved. The rocket lifted off

is arrived on the lunar surface. After the final day comes they were going to encounter 15 minutes of dread to guarantee the arrival is securely done close to the Moon’s south shaft. He was alluding to the most perplexing period of the mission when the researchers will complete the delicate arriving of the meanderer on the Moon’s surface, expected around September 6-8. India’s heaviest rocket GSLV Mk-III, nicknamed ‘Bahubali’, lifted off successfully from Sriharikota on July 22. The rocket, which is carrying the Chandrayaan-2 mission, was originally planned to lift off on July 15, but the plan was aborted due to a technical glitch, that the Indi-

at 2:43 pm IST on Monday, July 22, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. The rocket is carrying a three-component 3,850-kg spacecraft consisting of an orbiter, Lander and rover. ISRO Chairman K Sivan called this a historic day for science and technology in India. He was extremely happy to announce that GSLV-MKIII injected Chandrayaan-2 in the defined orbit which in fact is 6,000 KMS more, which is good. The satellite has more life. It is the beginning of a historical journey for India to land on the moon’s South Pole and explore the unexplored.

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There had been a serious technical snag that we fixed. Team ISRO bounced back with flying colors. The team identified the root cause of the failure in 24 hours. The snag was fixed in 1.5 days and tests were made to check the systems. The expert team was on the job for seven days,” he added. The mantle had now been passed on to the satellite team, which would do 15 crucial maneuvers over the next 18 months. “It is going to be 15 minutes of terror to safely land Vikram - lander on the south pole of the moon. The world has been waiting for this mission.” Chandrayaan-2 was originally scheduled to take off in the first week of January but was rescheduled for 2:50 a.m. on July 15. The launch had to be postponed again after a technical snag was observed in GSLV MkIII, ISRO’s most powerful and heaviest rocket. Less than an hour before its launch from a spaceport. ISRO scientists had put the launch on hold to assess the seriousness of the problem in GSLV Mk-III, stalling the ambitious Rs 976 crore lunar mission. “ A technical snag was observed in the launch vehicle system an hour before the launch. As a measure of abundant precaution, #Chandrayaan2 launch has been called off for today,” said Isro


on July 15. While ISRO did not share the exact reason, officials have said that issue was found to be a mechanical issue, probably in the helium tanks. An expert committee identified the root cause of the snag, after which corrective action was taken. ISRO officials said since the problem was minimal, the snag was easy to resolve, while asserting that had the mission not been aborted it could have lead to a huge loss.

If the July launch window were to be missed, the next attempt would have been in September, which would have reduced the mission time. As per the original schedule, the Lander was to have been launched on to the Moon on September 6 or 7, after traversing 384,400 km. Chandrayaan-2 will take 54 days to accomplish the task of landing on to the Moon through meticulously planned orbital phases.

The satellite is supposed to explore the uncharted lunar south pole, 11 years after ISRO’s successful first lunar mission, Chandrayaan-1, which made more than 3,400 orbits around the moon and was operational for 312 days till August 29, 2009. India’s maiden mission, Chandrayaan-1, rewrote lunar geological history by finding traces of water molecules on the Moon’s surface.

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Women contributors in the success of

Chandrayaan 2:

Beauty with brains, standing equal and above to men we have women who excelled in the field of science to play an important part in the success of India’s very own successful mission Chandrayaan 2 on 22nd July 2019. Chandrayaan 2 is an advanced follow up of Chandrayaan 1 which launched 10 years ago. What makes the mission more special and gives a proud feeling to every Indian are the project Director and mission director of the ₹978 crore Chandrayaan-2; they both are women scientist from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), India’s premier scientific organisation, leading the country’s

space programmes. Ritu Karidhal is the Mission Director of Chandrayaan -2. She hails strong from the famous city of Lucknow, working as an efficient part of ISRO since 2007 and playing a leading role as deputy operations director for Mangalyan. She has always showed her talent and with the success Mangalyan she got the recognition that she deserved for her work. Referred as the ‘Rocket women of India’ she has served as the operation director for many of ISTRO’s Mission and showed ger calibre to the world. She was born an brought up in Lucknow, an alumnus of Lucknow Uni-

RITU KARIDHAL Mission Director Of Chandrayaan 2

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versity and Indian Institute of Sience Bengaluru and is an Aerospace engineer by qualification. She received the ISRO Young Scientist Award in2007 from A.P.J Abdul Kalm who was serving as the president at that time. Ritu also presented TED and TEDx talks where

is the first woman with such a capacity and position in the Indian Space Research Organisation. A design engineer by training, Vanitha has been awarded the best Women Scientist in 2006 by the Aeronautical Society of India. Her role in the mission required not just the

M. VANITHA

Project Director Of Chandrayaan 2

with her experiences and her life changing spirit she very well described the success of the Mars Orbiter Mission. She is known for her calibre and her positive potential that she keeps intact and never let negative events influence her. Serving the ISRO for the past 22 years, she worked in this mission which was launched a week after its earlier scheduled launch was aborted following a technical snag. What does a mission director do? It is an important position and the person holding this position and authority has the responsibility to plan the entire mission journey including the appropriate time, route, manuover landing until the spacecraft successfully achieve its mission. Talking about Chandrayaan 2 and its unmanned landing it will provide the technology which can eventually help explore habitation on moon. The Lady who equally helped her team in making Chnadrayaan 2 a success is M.Vanitha the project director of the mission. She

basic and advanced technological skills but also requires the best of coordination skills to manage a team and direct the project to success. Muthayya Vanitha, Prior to this mission, Vanitha headed the Telemetry and Telecommand Divisions in the Digital Systems Group, ISRO Satellite Centre. As Project Director, Vanitha is responsible for the overall smooth functioning of the mission until Chandryaan-2 reaches the moon and beyond. She is another brain behind this proud mission of India. Working for this organisation for past 32 years, her hard-work and expertise gave a successful start to India’s billion dream mission. An electronics engineer by qualification she had spent years in lab testing and in other experiments as a junior most engineer. With years of dedication during which she did lab testing, designing and other projects, M.Vanitha attained a managerial position.

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Facts And

Figures • Why is ISRO sending another ‘Chandrayaan’ to the Moon? Moon is the closest cosmic body at which space discovery can be attempted and documented. It is also a promising testbed to demonstrate the technologies required for deep-space missions. Chandrayaan-2 attempts to foster a new age of discovery, increase our understanding of space, stimulate the advancement of technology, promote global alliances, and inspire a future generation of explorers and scientists. • What has been the success rate of these missions? A total number of 38 soft landing attempts have been made by space agencies in the world to soft-land on the moon, so far. The success rate is 52 percent. Some of the technological challenges of this mission are: • The propulsion system consisting of throttleable engines to ensure landing at low touchdown velocity • Mission management - propellant management at various stages, engine burns, orbit, and trajectory design • Lander Development - Navigation, guidance and control, sensors for navigation and hazard avoidance, communication systems and lander leg mechanism for a soft landing • Rover Development - Roll down (from the lander) mechanism, roving mechanism (on the lunar surface), development and testing of power systems, thermal systems, communication and mobility systems • Chandrayaan-2 consists of three components: the Orbiter, the Lander (Vikram) and 50 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

the Rover (Pragyaan). The Lander of Chandrayaan 2 is named Vikram after Dr Vikram A Sarabhai, the Father of the Indian Space Programme. 2. Chandrayaan 2’s algorithm is wholly developed by India’s scientific community. 3. Unlike Chandrayaan-1, Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to soft-land its Vikram module on


the lunar surface and deploy a six-wheeled Rover, Pragyaan on the Moon to carry out several scientific experiments. • The mission life of Chandrayaan-2’s Orbiter will be one year whereas the mission life of lander (Vikram) and rover (Pragyan) will be one Lunar day which is equal to fourteen earth days. • Apart from studying the Moon’s surface, Chandrayaan-2 will also examine the satellite’s outer atmosphere. • The Orbiter payloads will conduct remote-sensing observations from a 100 km orbit while the Lander and Rover payloads will perform in-situ measurements near the landing site. • Chandrayaan-2 will attempt to soft-land the lander -Vikram and rover- Pragyan in a high plain between two craters, Manzinus C and Simpelius N, at latitude of about 70° south. • Fully integrated GSLV MkIII-M1 at the Vehicle Assembly Building | Photo: ISRO • Chandrayaan-2 has several science payloads to expand the lunar scientific knowledge through a detailed study of topography, seismography, mineral identification and distribution, surface chemical composition, thermo-physical characteristics of topsoil and composition of the tenuous lunar atmosphere. • Chandrayaan 2’s Dual Frequency Synthetic Aperture Radar (DFSAR) will measure the quantitative estimation of water-ice in the polar regions. • Its Dual Frequency Radio Science (DFRS) experiment will study the temporal evolution of electron density in the Lunar ionosphere. • Chandrayaan 2 Large Area Soft X-ray Spectrometer or CLASS will measure the Moon’s X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) spectra to examine the presence of major elements such as Magnesium, Aluminium, Silicon, Calcium, Titanium, Iron, Sodium, and its XRF technique will detect these elements by measuring the characteristic X-rays they emit when excited by the Sun’s rays. • Chandrayaan 2’s Solar X-ray Monitor (XSM) will observe the X-rays emitted by the Sun and its corona, measure the intensity of solar radiation in these rays, and support CLASS. • Chandrayaan-2 will study water molecule distribution using infrared spectroscopy, synthetic aperture radiometry & polarimetry as well as mass spectroscopy techniques. • The Chandrayaan-2 mission is a precursor to the ambitious Gaganyaan project, which aims to place three Indians in space by 2022. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 51


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TECHNEWS The top stories in the world of technology IAF launches mobile game, features pilot resembling Abhinandan Indian Air Force on Wednesday launched an air-combat mobile game 'Indian Air Force: A Cut Above' and it's available for those using Android and iOS devices. It also features a pilot sporting a moustache like Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. The game has been launched in a single-player mode and the multiplayer version will be launched soon, the IAF said.

16-yr-old US boy wins â‚š20.7 crore in online game Fortnite's World Cup America's 16-year-old Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million (â‚š20.7 crore) after he came first in online video game Fortnite's first World Cup in the solo category on Sunday. "Words can't explain it. I'm just so happy," Giersdorf said. He was one of the 100 players who competed for a total of $30 million prize money at New York's Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Chrome update to stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode Technology giant Google has said that at the end of July, its internet browser Chrome will "remedy" a loophole that has allowed sites to detect people who are browsing in Incognito Mode. It added it will also change any other methods of detecting Incognito over time. The release of Chrome 76 is scheduled for July 30, Google revealed. 52 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com


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TikTok's parent company ByteDance to launch a smartphone Short videos app TikTok's parent company, China's ByteDance, confirmed on Monday that it's developing a smartphone. A ByteDance spokeswoman said a smartphone had been part of Smartisan's development plans before the deal it made with ByteDance. Earlier this year, ByteDance acquired a set of patents from Chinese technology company Smartisan and some Smartisan employees joined ByteDance.

US fines FB $5bn, Zuckerberg to lose sole control on privacy decisions Facebook will pay a record $5 billion fine to settle a government probe into its privacy practices, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said. Under the settlement, Facebook's board will create an independent privacy committee that removes "unfettered control by CEO Mark Zuckerberg over decisions affecting user privacy". The investigation relates to Cambridge Analytica scandal and other privacy breaches.

Google paid people on US streets $5 to improve Pixel 4 face unlock Google has confirmed it offered $5 gift certificates to people on the streets of American cities in exchange for a facial scan to help improve its Pixel 4 smartphone's face unlock feature's accuracy. Google added it did so to tackle facial recognition's history of bias in gender and skin colour. The scans were obtained after people filled out consent forms. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 53


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Tesla cars to soon support Netflix, YouTube streaming: Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the company’s cars will soon be able to stream videos from Netflix and YouTube when the car isn’t moving. “When full self-driving is approved by regulators, we will enable video while moving,” he added. Tesla has already unveiled games that drivers can play on the displays in their cars.

Truecaller bug links Indian users’ bank accounts without their consent Swedish call-blocking app Truecaller on Tuesday said that a bug in the latest update of the app automatically linked unspecified Indian users’ bank accounts to its payments service Truecaller Pay without their consent. The bug led the app to send a text message to a bank to verify their account. Truecaller has discontinued the affected version of the app.

WhatsApp desktop version may soon work without internet on phone WhatsApp is reportedly working on a desktop version to allow users to use it on a computer without having to connect phones to the internet. WhatsApp Web was launched in 2015, which requires phones to be connected to the internet. The platform is also reportedly working to let users login on more than one device with the same account. 54 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com


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Developing tech for next billion online users in India: Google CEO Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said that the technology giant is developing technology for the next billion users coming online in countries including India, Brazil and Indonesia. Pichai also said Google is working towards making privacy controls more easily accessible. “We continue to challenge the notion that products need more data to be more helpful,� he added.

Fake FaceApp challenge apps putting malware on devices: Kaspersky Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has revealed fake clones of viral photo-editing app FaceApp, that lets users virtually look older, is installing malware such as 'MobiDash' adware on users' devices. Kaspersky added about 500 different users have faced the issue in two days, after first noticing the same on July 7. About 800 modifications of the 'MobiDash' module were identified, it added.

Facebook's prototype VR device squeezes, vibrates wrist while gaming Facebook's Reality Labs are developing a prototype Virtual Reality device called 'Tasbi' which uses a combination of squeezes and vibrations to mimic haptic feedback for virtual objects while playing a game. Tasbi is worn on each wrist. It allows users to get a sensation whenever they pick up objects, push buttons or touch a surface. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 55


BUZZ -O-FY

BRAINTEASER

1.

Five puzzleFry ship’s pirates have obtained 100 gold coins and have to divide up the loot. The pirates are all extremely intellgent, treacherous

and selfish (especially the captain).

The captain always proposes a distribution of the loot. All pirates vote

on the proposal, and if half the crew or more go “Aye”, the loot is divided as proposed, as no pirate would be willing to take on the captain without superior force on their side.

If the captain fails to obtain support of at least half his crew (which in-

cludes himself), he faces a mutiny, and all pirates will turn against him and make him walk the plank. The pirates start over again with the next senior pirate as captain.

What is the maximum number of coins the captain can keep without risk-

ing his life?

2.

An anthropologist studying a primitive tribe in a remote location in the Amazon basin, had uncovered a strange tribal custom. Whereby, if a

husband found out his wife was unfaithful to him, he must execute her in a public ceremony in front of the whole tribe on the same day at midnight.

It so happened that every man in the tribe knew about every cheating

wife except his own, since telling a man about his cheating wife was against the tribal honor code. On the day of his departure, the anthropologist held a tribal meeting and made the announcement: "I know there are unfaithful wives in this tribe." On the ninth day thereafter all cheating wives were executed at the same time.

How many unfaithful wives were there?

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LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION !

THE ETERNALS: A race of immortal beings!

ZOMBIELAND: Double Tap

Releatse Date: 6 November 2020

Releatse Date: 11 October 2019

Marvel cinematic universe has announced it's phase 4, wherein they have introduced the names of upcoming movies. The Eternals is one of the movies to be listed in phase 4. It is directed by Chloe Zhao starring Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani and Don Lee It is going to be released in 2020. It's a story about the fictional race of humanoid appeared in marvel comic universe.

Ruben Fleischer’s 2009 zombie film Zombieland is officially getting a sequel, with the director and original cast set to return. Zombieland 2 will reunite Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, and Abigail Breslin , and will reportedly take the group “from the White House to the American heartland as they face off against new kinds of zombies that have evolved since the first movie. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 57


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JOKER: It's getting crazier out there! Releatse Date: October 4th 2019 The best thing about this movie? You don't have to be a huge Batman or DC fan to be able to watch it; it appeals to you as a person. The trailer is so dark that it's beautiful, the same way the movie will be. It seemed impossible that Heath Ledger could be topped as the Joker, but Joaquin Phoenix seems to have done an outstanding job. The other great thing about the movie is the questions it leaves you with. Are psychopaths born or made? Do we have a hand in creating them? And a lot more. The make up, set design, dialogues and their delivery; everything seems just right. DC seems to have delivered the perfect villain; someone Gotham doesn't want but deserves.

MISSION MANGAL:Tell the world to copy that! Release Date: August 15th 2019 Centered around ISRO's Mangalyan mission that made every Indian burst with pride and the world go wow, this movie is set to break records. Not only is it based on a legend we've been reading about since childhood, APJ Abdul Kalam, it is also starring Akshay Kumar, the king of content, in it's lead role. The storyline of a crazy man who dreams of taking a satellite to Mars based on a technique of homescience is apt for an actor of Akshay Kumar's caliber. The rest of the cast, like Vidya Balan, Tapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharman Joshi, also add a sense of charm to this movie. So buckle your seat belts and wait for the ride of a lifetime! 58 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com


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TOP GUN MAVERICK: Feel the need for speed! Releatse Date: June 26th 2020 This is the sequel to TOP GUN, a movie that has been setting trends since the day it was released. Being one of the best air combat movies with an unbeatable soundtrack. From the iconic aviators, the volleyball scenes or the cast, Top gun: Maverick seems to have made fan service it's priority. That doesn't mean it will be just a remake of the prequel as Joseph Kosinki, the director, has stated that this movie will focus on today's world and the way navy has changed in the past thirty years. We feel optimistic that this movie will shatter records since Tom Cruise and Kosinki are back as a team. The one downside is that the movie is set to be released in 2020. Till then, let's hope the clock too feels the need for speed!

BATLA HOUSE: A houseful release? Releatse Date: August 15th 2019 On the first glance, this movie is an extremely patriotic depiction of the 2008 police encounter in Delhi's Batla house. Directed by Nikhil Advani and with John Abraham and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles, Batla House seems to be another of Abraham's action-drama movies. If the trailer is anything to go by, the movie has great dialogues and a lot of clap tricks. It has incorporated the cliche love story and drama in order to serve the larger part of indian population and will most probably be a success because of it. It has the distinct feel of Bollywood, with action and drama taking the upper hand over facts. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 59


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SAGA TAKE -2

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SAGA

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orman Manuel Abramson is an American engineer and computer scientist, well known for developing the ALOHAnet system for wireless computer communication. For technophiles, Hawaii is more than just a great place to surf — it’s also the birthplace of wireless LAN technology. Norm Abramson’s claim to fame lies in his achievements with the ALOHAnet, the first wireless local area network. Designed and developed by Abramson at the University of Hawaii, the ALOHAnet was the first network to transmit data successfully using radio signals — a fundamental technological breakthrough. While Hawaii may be better known for its natural beauty than for its technological inventions, it actually makes sense that the wireless network was born there. Data transmission and IT resource sharing among the university’s campuses, spread across the state’s many islands, was essential. Abramson’s ALOHAnet used high-speed data packets, known as ALOHA channels, to transmit data over radio frequencies. ALOHA channels in particular have proved to be resilient technology, used in every generation of mobile broadband, from 1G to 4G. Abramson’s ALOHAnet and its packet broadcast technology was a revolutionary ad-

vance over the switched-cir- tory of ALOHAnet, he said to cuit data technologies of the BizTechmagazine. time. Robert Metcalfe, who went on to develop Ether-

net, spent considerable time with Abramson, studying the way that the ALOHAnet used data packets. Ironically, Abramson’s wireless technology helped lay the foundation for Metcalfe’s wired technology.

Where is he now? Until his retirement, Abramson continued to work on the ALOHA protocols and packet broadcasting technologies in a commercial capacity as founder and CEO of Aloha Networks and Skyware. Now living in San Francisco, Abramson continues his research in ALOHA applications and communication theory, and spends his time writing and speaking about the his-

Words of wisdom: “It was becoming apparent that the existing telephone network architecture was not well suited to the rapidly emerging data networking needs of the 1970s. Indeed, it would have been surprising had such a network architecture, shaped by the requirements of voice communications at the end of the 19th century, been compatible with the emerging requirements of data communication networks at the end of the 20th century.’” — Norm Abramson on the need for a new data network in his "Development of the ALOHAnet" IEEE paper.

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5

Best Payment/UPI Apps in India

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ith UPI the way we transact has changed. India now has 1200 million active mobile users with a huge mass using payment apps. We all use the UPI apps nowadays as it provides an easy and faster medium of transaction. What basically UPI does is it allows users to send and receive money between the bank accounts linked with their mobile number. The sending and receiving of money is done on real time basis and requires the IFSC ( Indian Financial System Code) the users also require VPA (Virtual Payment Address) for the transaction. Here is some statistical information of UPI Transactions in India as per NPCI & ET:

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Here are the 5 Best UPI payment Apps in India based on the interface, Uniqueness, Security and reward programs:

1. Google Pay

4.5

Initially known as Tez, is ranked one because of being Rating the most unique UPI payment app in India. As of January 8, 2018, the old Android Pay and Google Wallet have unified into a single pay system called Google Pay. As per studies it even leads in terms of Transaction value. It has been the first app to enable the proximity feature in this platform. One can easily set-up google pay for their business. Features of google pay that make it grab the first position on the list: Proximity feature No wallet option that is direct transfer and debit from bank account. Addition of any UPI participating bank accounts. Safe shield of Google Pay. Attractive User Interface .


E-PAYMENTS

2. Phone Pe

4. Bhim SBI

4.4

4.3

The second position is grabbed by an India based app Rating Phone pe. It is now acquired by e-commerce giant Flipkart. It has fewer steps of money transfer therefore money transfer is the fastest in Phone pe.It has its prime focus on repeat and recurring payments. It has one of the best grievance redressal and easy complaint submission policy. The reversal of any failed transaction is done as quickly as possible. User Complaints are also less for this application and it is available on the android as well as iOS platforms.

It is a UPI Payment app launched by the State Bank of Rating India. At first this app was developed for UPI fund Transfer but later various features were added to it. This application provides easy balance check. One can directly have a look at the amount left from their dashboard itself and it works quite smoothly. It has a clean interface, rather quite a specific one with limited features as its basic focus is to provide a platform for UPI transaction. It has the feature of 6 digit M-PIN which makes it more secure.

3. Paytm

5. PayZapp by HDFC

4.4

Largest digital wallet service provider in India Paytm grabs Rating this position on the list. It is one of the best UPI platforms in India. The app has an excellent User Interface and an easy to use environment for all age groups. It is extremely popular among the youth. It is widely accepted and the Paytm QR codes are everywhere in every shop and is accepted almost everywhere whether big or small shops. Shopkeepers get their money in their account free from any charges thus it helps in acceptability.It also has a lot of features from electricity bill payments to mobile recharge.

3.9

It is a UPI payment app by HDFC bank and is a digital walRating let as well. The popularity gained by this application which made its place on this list is the cashback offers that it offers across various popular sites. Its in app Virtual Debit Card for any sort of online transactions makes it highly recommendable. This wallet option is available on all e-commerce websites in india. It is available on the iOS and android and comes with the security feature and trust by the HDFC bank which has a prominent position established in the private banking sector. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 65


ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

ARTICLEGENIX TAKE - 2

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henever it comes to domain skills, like any other technology, artificial intelligence requires the most dedicated training. So, there is an emerging need to learn artificial intelligence so as to prepare professionals for a new wave of change brought about by innovations. AI

PRANSHU TIWARI

comprises two major things i.e., Artificial and Intelligence. Where artifact is the system we are talking about artifacts and Intelligence is the ability of the system to efficiently utilize its physical structure to develop or conclude information. Either the system is supposed to do right things or act like human, or it should think about the same. These two majors (Thinking and Acting) represents two field of AI where one is related to mechanics (Robotics) and another one is the virtual brain. Brain is a universal set of thinking which comprises a mind(the physical part) and knowledge. So, for understanding human mind we need to get into it. For this, it can be achieved in three

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phases which are also how our mind works-1) Primary, 2) Mature and 3) Derived. 1)Primary- Hit and Trial is one of the leading approach to knowabout something, where the reasoning is like we add and subtract in oursilent thoughts to reach on a conclusion. Sometime we also traverse overlabels just like brute force to draw the result and work accordingly. 2)Mature- It is a phase when humans are strong enough for brain imagingobserving the brain in action. 3)Derived- Through Introspecting- trying to catch our own thoughts as they go by. It is also to be noted here that all the above three can occur parallelly after a given period of time. Now as a matter of fact any system


ARTICLEGENIX or object possessing any of these characteristics could be considered as Artificial Intelligent agent. Artificial intelligence and robotics has a greater impact on the employment opportunities and this has been a topic of much speculation. AI and robotics are the most preferred choice when a huge amount of data needs to be organized and manipulated or complex mathematical operations needs to be processed. All the tasks are executed in the blink of an eye. So, in almost every industry, whether it is education, automobiles, transport, manufacturing or healthcare, AI has penetrated in almost all the fields. Artificial intelligence can not only support and enhance existing jobs but it could also create many new roles. People are always impressed by the innovations in the field of artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence gives professionals a broader space to focus on other broader topics because the extremely complex have now been rendered simple. Artificial intelligence and robotics have a great impact and it is far deeper than just job creation. An extensive understanding of all the associated parameters has demanded niche technologies like artificial intelligence. Microtasks like virtual imaging and data analysis require a significant level of expertise and therefore, consequently, the demand of performing these microtasks has been increased. So, this means that there is an ever growing market for professionals who can perform the tasks effectively and efficiently. Hence, this is high time to invest in AI courses so as to fill the ever increasing demand of skilled profesacc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 67


ARTICLEGENIX sionals. In a study conducted by Michael Page on professionals about the impact of AI and robotics in their industry, the majority of survey takers were looking forward to AI generating more innovative and exciting job roles.It is a well known fact that we-as a humans are better known for our humanity, behaviour, reasoning and rationality. While we made mistakes, we have our own physical limitations like– love, lust, desire, contentment, structure(physical) which sometimes limits our productivity. Even having a superbrain, our body is not prepared to utilise the same effectively due to the above mentioned physical barriers. Cause our social-societal responsibilities and regional-cultural values, we may not work 24/7 on every dimension of a subject. There rises a need for such an object which supercedes over our emotional limitations with greater level of productivity. AI is excitingly universal which currently encompasses  a wider section of subjects and fields. However, our major concern here is making things done with postivity. AI is one of the premier field in science and engineering. Work started back after World War-II and the name itself coined in 1956. In this article I am gonna make you understand the theoretical aspect of meaning of the subject considering all the major terminologies and digging up with a definition given by Russell and Norvig. Definition of AI should have to be strong enough to concern for thinking and action. Below is a modern approach for understanding AI in terms of ideal and human performance. Summing all of these facts and figures we can conclude that, AI should be an extension to human thoughts and actions which is to be developed with a vision of overcoming the physical barriers we have which somewhat restricts our productivity.

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THE LEADING APPROACH


ARTICLEGENIX TAKE - 2

Cloud

AJEESHA S. NAIR

Computing

is now-adays a very familiar word to all of us but do we ever give it a thought that whether it's actually a cloud or does such cloud exists or are we in the cloud. Well all these questions must have triggered our mind whenever we heard of this term. In an unsophisticated least complex terms, cloud computing implies putting away and getting to information and projects over the Internet rather than your PC's hard drive. The cloud is only an analogy for the Internet. It returns to the times of flowcharts and introductions that would speak to the enormous server-ranch foundation of the Internet as only a puffy, white cumulus cloud, tolerating associations and doling out data as it drifts. Well cloud computing isn't about our hard drive because when we store information on or run projects from the hard drive, that is called nearby computing arena and local storage. All that you need is physically near you, which implies getting to your information is quick and simple, for that one PC, or others on the nearby system or your local network. Working off your hard

drive is the manner by which the PC business worked for a considerable length of time; some would contend it's as yet better than cloud computing, for reasons I'll clarify in the blink of an eye. The cloud is additionally not tied in with having a devoted network attached system (NAS) equipment or server in habitation. Putting away information on a home or office arrange does not consider using the cloud. (Nonetheless, a few NAS will let you remotely get to things over the Internet, and there's no less than one brand from Western Digital named "My Cloud," just to keep things befuddling). For it to be considered "cloud computing," you have to get to your information or your projects over the Internet, or at any rate, have that information adjusted with other data over the Web. In a major business, you may realize everything to think about what's on the opposite side of the association; as an individual client, you may never have any thought what sort of monstrous information preparing is going on the opposite end. The final product is the equivalent: with an online association, cloud computing can be made possible anyplace, acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 69


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get straight to the point CONSUMER VS BUSINESS Let's here. We're discussing cloud

computing as it impacts singular purchasers—those of us who sit back at home or in little to-medium workplaces and utilize the Internet all the time. There is a totally extraordinary "cloud" with regards to business. A few organizations execute Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), where the business buys in to an application it gets to over the Internet (Think Salesforce. com) .There's likewise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), where a business can make its very own custom applications for use by all in the organization. Furthermore, remember the mightiest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), where players like Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Rackspace give a spine that can be "leased" by different organizations. (For instance, Netflix gives administrations to you since it's a client of the cloud administrations at Amazon) . Obviously, cloud computing is an enormous business: The market created $100 billion every year in 2012, which could be $127 billion by 2017 and $500 billion by 2020.

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The lines between neighborhood figuring and cloud computing once in a while get, hazy. That is on the grounds that the cloud is a piece of nearly everything on our PCs nowadays. You can without much of a stretch have a neighborhood bit of programming (for example, Microsoft Office 365) that uses a type of cloud computing for storage purposes (Microsoft OneDrive). So, Microsoft likewise offers a lot of Web-based applications, Office Online, that are Internetjust forms of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote got to by means of your Web program without introducing anything. That makes them a variant of cloud computing (Webbased=cloud). Some other significant instances of cloud computing you're most likely utilizing: Google Drive: This is an unadulterated cloud computing administration, with all the storage found on the web so it can work with the cloud applications: Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. Drive is additionally accessible on something other than personal computers; you can utilize it on tablets like the iPad or on cell phones, and there are discrete applications for Docs and Sheets, too. Truth be told, the majority of Google's administrations could be viewed as cloud computing: Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Maps, etc. Apple iCloud: Apple's cloud administration is basically utilized for online storage, reinforcement, and synchronization of your mail, contacts, date-book, and then some. Every one of the information you need is accessible to you on your iOS, Mac OS, or Windows gadget (Windows clients need to introduce the iCloud control board). Normally, Apple won't be beaten by adversaries: it offers cloud-based adaptations of its statement processor (Pages), spreadsheet 70 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com


ARTICLEGENIX (Numbers), and introductions (Keynote) for use by any iCloud supporter. iCloud is additionally the spot iPhone clients go to use the Find My iPhone highlight that is exceptionally vital when the handset disappears. Amazon Cloud Drive: Storage at the huge retailer is fundamentally for music, ideally MP3s that you buy from Amazon and pictures—on the off chance that you have Amazon Prime, you get boundless picture stockpiling. Amazon Cloud Drive additionally holds anything you purchase for the Kindle. It's basically stockpiling for anything computerized you'd purchase from Amazon, prepared into every one of its items and administrations. Half and half administrations like Box, Dropbox, and SugarSync all state they work in the cloud since they store a synchronized variant of your records on the web, however they additionally adjust those documents with nearby storage. Synchronization is a foundation of the cloud computing background, regardless of whether you do get to the document locally. For addition, look at The Best Cloud Storage and File-Syncing Services for 2016. At this moment, the essential case of a gadget Cloud Hardware that is totally cloud-driven is the Chromebook. These

are PCs or laptops that have quite recently enough neighborhood stockpiling and storage capacity to run the Chrome OS, which basically transforms the Google Chrome Web program into a working framework. With a Chromebook, most of all that you do is on the web: applications, media, and storage are all in the cloud. Or then again you can attempt a ChromeBit, a littler than-aconfection drive that transforms any showcase with a HDMI port into a usable PC running Chrome OS. Obviously, you might think about what happens whether you're some place without an association and you have to get to your information. This is as of now one of the greatest grievances about Chrome OS, despite the fact that its offline usefulness (that is, noncloud capacities) are growing. acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 71


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hat is the first thing we get when we hear or read the word

BIG DATA? What we assume is that, large amount of data is termed asBig data.This is somewhat true but the universe of big data is not restricted to only this. First let’s grab the overview of data. What is data? Data is nothing but raw information or set of quantities, characters or symbols on which any operation can be performed to convert it into a usable format as per the users convenience. Now with this we can relate the term big data. BIG DATA is rather a collection of data which is huge in size

(as the name suggests) and keeps growing exponentially with time and is quite complex.The tools that are used usually for the management of data sets are unable to process them effectively and efficiently. so, the question arises how do we manage data, this huge complex data? Here is the answer to the question, there are various data engineers who work on the management of this, BIG DATA, with the help of tools specially designed for the management, analysis and

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storage of these data. Let’s get an insight of some of these tools

1.ApacheHandoop:

It is a Java based software available for free use and it has the capability of storing data in the form of clusters. It even replicates data in a cluster, providing high availability. It provides a software framework for distributed storage and processing of big data using the MapReduce programming model. All the modules in Hadoop are designed with a fundamental assumption that hardware failures are common occurrences


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and should be automatically Now let’s talk about what are handled by the framework the characteristics of Big Data and what makes it different from the regular data, The 4 V’s: • Volume: Enormous, huge, massive, BIG all same words define the quantity of data

2. NoSQL

(read as Not Only SQL): It is a software like SQL Structured Query Language) but it is used to han dle unstructured data. It gives effective results in storing massive amount of data.

3.Presto:

Facebook has developed and recently open-sourced its Query engine (SQL-on-Hadoop) namedPresto which is built to handle petabytes of data.

and thus Volume is one of the characteristics which is to be dealt with while dealing with big data. • Variety: Now with quantity, the data can contain various heterogeneous information which can be photos videos etc. anything, any combination. So variety makes it a little difficult to handle and analyse. • Velocity: No not displacement upon time but the speed with which the data is generated and processed.

• Variability: This refers to the inconsistency that is there in the data set which hampers the efficient handling of data. Here are some of the platforms where BIG DATA is generated: • Social Media: around 500 terabytes of new data are produced every day on these platforms. • Stock Markets: NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) generates about one terabyte of new trade data everyday • Healthcare, Transport etc. there are so many other sectors that produces huge data every day and these data needs to be manged. Thus, BIG DATA management is one such thing whose demand is going to increase exponentially in the near future and as we all know in the coming future “Person who has the most amount of relevant data is going to be the Richest” Consumers live in a digital world of instant expectation. From digital sales transactions to marketing feedback and refinement, everything in today’s cloud-based business world moves fast. All these rapid transactions produce and compile data at an equally speedy rate. Putting this information to good use in real-time often means the difference between capitalizing on information for a 360 view of the target audience, or losing customers to competi-

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Minimum Requirements OS: 64-bit Windows 7/8.1/10 Processor (AMD): Phenom II X4 965 or Equivalent Processor (Intel): i3-2100 or Equivalent Memory: 8 GB Graphics card (AMD): Radeon HD 7850 or Equivalent Graphics card (NVIDIA): GeForce GTX 660 or Equivalent Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection Hard-drive space: 50 GB

The Stadium is Anywhere There’s a new FIFA game on the way from developers at EA Vancouver. FIFA 20 is an upcoming football simulation video game published by Electronic Arts, as the 27th installment in the FIFA series. It was first announced at a press conference at E3 2019 and is set to be released on 27 September 2019. EA has now revealed two of the cover stars for FIFA 20 ahead of its September release. On the Standard Edition Eden Hazard of Real Madrid fame will take center stage while on the Champions Edition Virgil van Dijk is the star. There's still a reveal to come for the Ultimate Edition cover but you can see the others for yourself below. FIFA 20

will also bring back some player positions due to fan feedback so now Left and Right Forwards, Left and Right-Wing Backs and Left and Right Midfielders are returning. Greater control over players doesn't stop at their appearances. In FIFA 20, the player progression system has upped its game slightly and now your choice of player height, weight and position will affect how they play. There are also 30 new player traits that can be paired with "specialty traits" can bring real benefits. There is, of course, an element of risk and reward to this as big benefit to one attribute can

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lead to a dip in others. Outside of customization, there's going to be some new broadcast features and game modes added to FIFA 20. There will be replay transition wipes, an on-screen watermark, club banners and a new Pro Clubs logo as well as augmented reality overlays at half-time and match intros. Oh, and celebrations aren't restricted to one player anymore. Now, the camera won't stay zoomed in on one player, it'll stay out so that you can coordinate a celebration that includes the whole team. Finally, there are two new match types: House


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Rules Cups and Practice. House Rules Cups is inspired by FIFA Kick-Off Mode's House Rules and will see a new match type rotated each A new combination of feaday with a different cup each tures that tweaks on the ball, weekend. off the ball and the play of the ball itself. You'll get more time and space on the ball, with a tweak to the physics FIFA Street makes a return as of the ball. You'll get more a game mode for FIFA 20, as one-ones as a result of this Volta Football. 3v3 Rush (no system, with greater emphagoalkeepers), 4v4, 4v4 Rush, sis on user controlled defend5v5 and Professional Futsal ing. Off the ball players will will all be match types in spread around the pitch in a the new game. It's all about more authentic way, too. Spin flair, with customisable play- will now also affect the traers (male and female players jectory of the ball, with more will play alongside each oth- realistic deflections. The part er) online squads and more. of a player's shoe that hits the Scroll back up for that first ball also plays into the flight trailer, focussing on this as- of the ball now. pect of the game.

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AI Defending As mentioned above, players will now see more benefits to manually defending, rather than relying on the skills of the game's AI. Computer-controlled defenders will now be less efficient and effective (less on-the-ball, if you will) while those controlled by you will perform better. Manual tackles are also more likely to go in your favor than those attempted by AI. This should create a balance which will see players who make the effort to manually defend feel that it's more rewarding.

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Is Police using Facial Recognition the wrong way ?

ASHISH KUMAR MISHRA

t's anything but difficult to be scaremonger about facial recognition, yet by the day's end, it's a basic matching system. The algorithm sets up a lot of well-defined features and searches for matches, much the same as a web search tool or a speech-totext system. The issues accompany how individuals utilize that capacity — regardless of whether it's business advertising or, more controversially, police surveillance. Those issues get especially terrible on the off chance that you don't utilize the system the manner in which it's structured. An ongoing Georgetown study found that NYPD officials intentionally manipulate pictures before they input them into the system, often pasting in stock eyes or mouths

in order to bring an image in line with the system’s standards. In one especially deplorable case, officials actually used an image of actor Woody Harrelson, in view of an observer who said that the perpetrator looked like Harrelson.

Facial recognition system was never designed to be used this way, and the outcome is unsurprising enough: high error rates. On the off chance that you confide in police, that may be beneficial — a few more loose faces to sift through to generate leads — yet in the event that you don't, the image is substantially more sombre. It's uncommon for an individual to be captured exclusively based on a facial recognition match, however a false match is probably going to prompt a po-

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lice force stop. In lawful terms, that gives the algorithm a stand to remain in for sensible doubt, which is the lawful standard for briefly detaining a person to investigate further. In any case, if this algorithm is used inaccurately, police can create that sensible doubt out of almost anything. What's more, in light of the fact that the affectability of those algorithm easy to modify (and those modifications are difficult to do), it's easy to tweak a given face into a match. That is a difficult issue to tackle, especially in the event that you don't believe the operator of the device. And for faultfinders of facial recognition, it makes the whole system too perilous to even think about trusting.


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The highest quality interpreter for professionals and travelers of all backgrounds. This is for individuals ,peer and groups who face languages as a barrier in their path of success. This set consist two audio device which can help you to listen actively for someone near you in different language by converting to into your native language. Even it can help individual to deliver his /her content into some other language to which people around you are familiar. Just you have to attach one device to your ear and other one to whom you are conversing. Features It can work upto 6 hours and can connect with at least 4 ambassador unit with one smartphone. It can catchup speech upto 8ft – 2.5m away. It is estimated that they will be out in market by November 2019.Price may be around 7,506 rupees.

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2 MOPHIE JUICE PACK ACCESS This is one of the amazing gadgets of year 2019. Its not about the phone but all about the mobile case .its a portable charging case for APPLE IPHONE. Which means no need to use or cover up the lighting port. This pack access can be charged from any QI wireless charging pad or through charging cable. It do have a polycarbonate exterior dissipates impact, which helps to protect iphone from drops. Features It have reliable 2000mah juice pack air battery case which can constantly give power till 25 hours . If talkig about total hours of power including the hours of phone itself then it can support 76 hours of music playback ,25 hours of talk time,17 hours of video playback and 15 hours of web browsing. With lightining port you can use lightining headphones to listen or talk while you charge. It would cost around 71dollar.

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It would be not at all shocking if someone in future says “I switched off all the electric appliances ,closed all water taps and rolled up tv before setting out for more than a month ” . Its all because of this oled that can roll up . Great cheers for this tech. Now you can maximize your living room space because no more need of tables to keep tvs on it nor there is a need of hammering nails and screws to hang tvs. It can make your home to have a feel of luxury home cinema. After getting rolled up this OLED get transformed into a speaker integrated with deep learning and AI. You can control your tv with just your voice It is having 6 modes :music, clock, frames, mood, lightining, home dash according to the length of screen rolled out. It’s a 4k hdr smart tv and about 65 inche screen which can be rooled in and out. 80 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

3 Waterproof Wireless Speakers Megaboom

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Preparation Tips for Campus Placements

Prof. Dr. Venkatadri M.

Though many college students don’t even like the idea of campus placements and intend to have their own startups, they often miss a lot of opportunities which campus placements offer. Students get a head start with their career with a campus placement and this generally makes it easy for them to get better opportunities with less time invested. The best ways to prepare for these fruitful campus placements are:

1. Aptitude Tests A skill assessment test, often in the form of an aptitude gathering exercise is a formative first step in most of the campus placement exercises. Be it a pen and paper exercise (often a multiple-choice questionnaire with an OMR sheet) or a computer-aided test, executing even one such test flawlessly requires preparation in the right stream.

a. Know what you’re being tested for: Generally, aptitude tests and skill assessment exercises cover the following areas: • Communication Skills (generally English) • Logical reasoning skills • Quantitative Ability • Domain knowledge b. Gather opinions: Talk to test-takers who have gone through an earlier exercise for the company or role that you’re slated for. Each company, individually, looks for dominance in particular traits, especially soft skills like Learnability. c. Practice a lot: Take practice runs for all the skill assessments, by accessing different mock tests for the above stated areas. Go through your feedback reports and make a conscious effort in improving on recurring weaknesses. Apart from online skill assessments, consider working with resources like Practice Set books, practice papers and sample papers. d. Work on core subjects, equally: Different companies, either technical or non-technical, give different weightage to acc.amity.aump.com| August 2019 |DIGITREK| 81


SUIT UP skill assessment modules. However, one cannot forget that your competence in your core subject will remain at the center of your chances to make it to round 2 since you have been studying it for some time! e. Take Feedback seriously: Most of the mock tests and exercises end on score aggregates and feedback outlines. Go through yours in depth, take notes and work on your preparation accordingly. And then refine your answers accordingly.

2. Group Discussion A group discussion round, in a campus placement exercise, is a round where the interviewer/ interviewers get to observe a set of candidates and see how they would react in situations or communicate over their convictions in a problem-solving mode. Preparing for these requires work on these aspects: a. Clarity of thought: Comprehension of a situation, working through a logical argument and presenting it adequately are the three traits you need to showcase in this case. And how do you do that? Constant work on your thinking processes and a solution-based thinking approach take time to build – start with treatise like the Critical Thinking Approach and move towards an analysis-based approach in real life. b. Work on your communication skills: Clear presentation of your ideas and thought process is the automatic step 2 for any group discussion. Ace yours by working with these factors in mind: • Who is your audience • What is the problem you’re discussing • What is the language (tone, jargon) 82 | DIGITREK| August 2019 | acc.amity.aump.com

that you’re communicating in • Who benefits from a solution and how does yours impact them • What are the salient points that everyone else is raising c. Address issues in comprehension: A GD isn’t just about presenting your viewpoint – it’s a mindshare, a conversation, aimed at coming up with the best possible solution to the situation at hand. And to ace that, you need to take notes. The mental kind. Immediately. Acknowledge (to self) that everyone here has something important to say and add to the puzzle you’re working on. Take your cues from everyone else, including the interviewer. And build on your responses accordingly.

3. Panel Interview

Used interchangeably as a screening round with the group discussion, the core component here is that you’re facing a set of interviewers, ready to interact with you. The approach is a little formal in tone, vis a vis the group discussion, though it can easily be a test of your situational awareness, clarity in thought, communication and judgement skills. a. Exercise clarity in thought Work towards a clear thinking pattern – it will help in life in more ways than one. Scroll up to look into my two cents on the subject. b. Work on Interview preparation tips Yes, you can’t mug up everything – and an interview is supposed to be a reflection of who you honestly are. However, in practicality, a panel interview would have two or more panelists judging your responses on a few open ended questions than you can mentally re-


SUIT UP view and have ready answers for. c. Safeguard against common interview mistakes: We err. We’re human. And few of , when it comes to facing an interview panel. These include: • Inadequate research (Company + Domain) • Body language missteps • Non-verbal cues • Inadequate communication skills • Personal presentation

sets for these: • Q&A Trivia Sessions • Take Home Coding Challenges • Pair Programming • White boarding c. Prep your Interview strengths: At the end, a technical interview is also an interview format; conducted face to face, online, on video (think Skype) or telephonically. Prepping for it with the aid of mock interview formats, like the Mock AI is also a good way to gear your practice quotient.

4. Technical Round

5. HR Interview

The technical round is a specific interview/ assessment or presentation to showcase how good you’re in your core, with your languages (the programming kind) and what you would exactly bring to the job at hand. It can be an interview with the project manager or supervisor, it can be an assessment on your core subject or a situational test. Here is the step-by-step guide for working it in style: a. Background research: Begin with the areas/domains that the company works on and the common challenges it can face in terms of products/services and their execution. Dive into Quora, Glassdoor and other sources for interview experiences with the company or its closest competitors. And always brush up on the products that the company offers. b. Practice coding challenges: More often than not, you would be asked to code or work on a solution to a technical problem. And it’s not just that you arrive at a solution – your execution should be clear and comprehensible. Work on multiple practice

The HR interview is a case of conviction, where you need to convince the HR personnel, checking you for possible red flags, that you’re the best fit for the role at hand. To prepare for this, you need to work on similar zones, as we have already mentioned above, albeit in a different context. a. Background research Research the role, the company, it’s market, products and close competitors, as well as the general domain in which it exists. And apply that knowledge to your HR interview, by showcasing how involved and enthused you’re about the current opportunity. b. Keep your things in order: A day before the interview, prep up by putting together your documents, your interview attire, going through your notes. Next, bring out your positive attitude and cheer and step out with your best foot forward. And you’re ready for it all!

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CROSSWORD Crosswords-

Thisfollowing questions and

This crossword contains the following questions and answers: 1. Does not eliminate servers- Serverless Computing 2. A saved link to a particular Web page -Bookmark 3. Electronic mail is a way of sending messages over the internet -Email 4. Is a software that allows you to view a PDF document- Adobe Acrobat Reader 5. A small program that allows a peripheral device such as a printer or scanner to connect to your PC Device- Driver 6.a wireless communications technology intended to replace cables -Bluetooth 7. Company of the type of touch screen phone most of the world uses today -Apple  8. Refers to measures designed to protect your computer- Cybersecurity 9. To load and initialise the operating system on a computer.- Boot 10. A conventional method of transmitting data -Analogue 11. A video adapter -Video Card  12. Refers to a website’s text and information, as opposed to its design and structure- Content 13. Microprocessor that performs many functions and calculations that make your computer run- Chip  14. Smallest unit of measurement in computing.- Bit 15. Method by which users access and save or “pull down” software or other files to their own computers -Download 16. Is a document sent with an email message- Attachment  17. Is temporarily stored on your computer.- Cache  18. Refers to the part of an application that performs an essential task not apparent to the user -Back-End  19. Is the integration of digital information with live video- Augmented Reality 20. A software program that allows you to surf the web -Browser 

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1.BRAIN TEASER The captain says he will take 98 coins, and will give one coin to the third most senior pirate and another coin to the most junior pirate. He then explains his decision in a manner like this. If there were 2 pirates, pirate 2 being the most senior, he would just vote for himself and that would be 50% of the vote, so he’s obviously going to keep all the money for himself. If there were 3 pirates, pirate 3 has to convince at least one other person to join in his plan. Pirate 3 would take 99 gold coins and give 1 coin to pirate 1. Pirate 1 knows if he does not vote for pirate 3, then he gets nothing, so obviously is going to vote for this plan. If there were 4 pirates, pirate 4 would give 1 coin to pirate 2, and pirate 2 knows if he does not vote for pirate 4, then he gets nothing, so obviously is going to vote for this plan. As there are 5 pirates, pirates 1 & 3 had obviously better vote for the captain, or they face choosing nothing or risking death.

2.BRAIN TEASER If there are n unfaithful husbands (UHs), every wife of an UH knows of n-1 UH's while every wife of a faithful husband knows of n UHs. [this because everyone has perfect information about everything except the fidelity of their own husband]. Now we do a simple induction: Assume that there is only one UH. Then all the wives but one know that there is just one UH, but the wife of the UH thinks that everyone is faithful. Upon hearing that "there is at least one UH", the wife realizes that the only husband it can be is her own, and so shoots him. Now, imagine that there are just two UH's. Each wife of an UH assumes that the situation is "only one UH in town" and so waits to hear the other wife (she knows who it is, of course) shoot her husband on the first night. When no one is shot, that can only be because her OWN husband was a second UH. The wife of the second UH makes the same deduction when no shot is fired the first night (she was waiting, and expecting the other to shoot, too). So they both figure it out after the first night, and shoot their husbands the second night. It is easy to tidy up the induction to show that the n UHs will all be shot just on the n'th midnight. acc.amity.aump.com | August |DIGITREK acc.amity.aump.com | August 2019 |2019 DIGITREK | 85 | 85


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