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Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

If you consider our place in the history of the Universe, it is easy to see humans as an insignificant temporal speck, flickering in an unspeakably vast cosmos. One common analogy illustrates this by telling the story of our planet’s 4.7-billion-year history as if it were the 24 hours of a single day. If you [...]

February 8, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology in deep time: How it evolves alongside us

Do You Schedule Your Free Time? Don’t! Study Suggests It Could Make You Unhappy

Do You Schedule Your Free Time? Don’t! Study Suggests It Could Make You Unhappy

Your social calendar might be sucking the joy out of activities that are supposed to be fun or relaxing, according to an upcoming paper co-written by a professor who studies time management. The paper argues that when a leisure activity is planned rather than spontaneous, we enjoy it less. That’s because we tend to mentally [...]

August 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do You Schedule Your Free Time? Don’t! Study Suggests It Could Make You Unhappy

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

The global innovation leader in smartphones, Apple, is believed to be set to launch a new dual sim device. One of the prominent Apple whistleblowers, known for leaking reliable Apple information, has leaked new information about a new Apple Device that will offer dual sim capabilities, for the first time in the company’s history. It [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

Do you feel cold all the time? 6 reasons it could be worrisome!

Do you feel cold all the time? 6 reasons it could be worrisome!

Reasons you always feel cold   Are you one of those who tend to shiver when no one around them is feeling cold? If this happens to you quite frequently, then you must not ignore it. This is because there could be a lot of issues that can lead to this continual feeling of coldness. [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you feel cold all the time? 6 reasons it could be worrisome!

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Losing weight by getting fit is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but it is tricky to maintain. While exercising at any time of the day is beneficial, if you’re looking to achieve optimum results in terms of weight loss, the timing of your workout is crucial. If you’re struggling to make it to [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Trying to lose weight? Here’s the best time of the day to exercise

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: What You Should Know

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: What You Should Know

Buyers of either Redmi 5A variant can get Rs. 1,000 cashback from Reliance Jio HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for 2GB RAM variant However, first 5 million 2GB RAM units sold will get a Rs. 1,000 discount The 3GB RAM variant price starts at Rs. 6,999 Xiaomi Redmi 5A, [...]

December 23, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: What You Should Know

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

As we move towards darker nights that will take us into winter, now is a great time to head to bed earlier and set a new sleep schedule. Sleep expert Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor and author of the recently released, Why We Sleep, says that getting a sufficient amount of shut-eye can do wonders [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

Most of us know how important getting enough exercise is, but with the fast pace of modern life, everyday responsibilities can sometimes get in the way. For those struggling to find the time to fit in a workout Dr Irvin Sulapas, assistant professor of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has some [...]

September 19, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to exercise but can’t find the time? Here’s how to make it a part of your routine

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For the first time in the global AIDS epidemic that has spanned four decades and killed 35 million people, more than half of all those infected with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus, the United Nations said in a report released Thursday. AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For first time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN report

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

A liberal education aims at the ‘making of men’, said Sir Raymond West, vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay, speaking in the convocation address in July 1882. “It [education] is not to be diverted into a process of manufacturing human tools wonderfully adroit in the exercise of some technical industry, but good for nothing else,” [...]

July 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

When James Madison drafted the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, he had no idea how technology would shape American life or that a thing called the internet would change the way we communicate. However, Mr. Madison did know that the rights of the American people must [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

Time to talk about living with technology on our terms

For many years, the TV and film industry has been determined to scare us with fictional horror ­stories that show the unforgiving aftermath of technology taking over. The Terminator franchise with its Skynet nemesis probably resonates the most with people, and more recent examples include sci-fi flick Ex Machina and cult TV show Black Mirror, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Time to talk about living with technology on our terms