TK offered erudition, decency, deep analytical thinking, and a cheerful and optimistic gaze at everything around him.
It is Sinhaji’s complete and unequivocal faith in the power of science that allows him to boldly venture into unknown technological terrain. “Science never lets you down, only we let science down”, he tells you.
We know the fundamental equations to predict weather, our computing power and prowess is increasing phenomenally, and the data gathering ecosystem is growing exponentially in size and reliability … so shouldn’t we also change the way we compute and predict?
Reviews of three Satyajit Ray films from the 1960s: Kanchenjunga (1962), Mahanagar (1963) and Aranyer Din Ratri (1969)
Reviews of Satyajit Ray’s Ghare Baire (1984) and Agantuk (1991)
Everyone seems to agree that the big bang will happen when big data marries AI. Big data will provide the knowledge, and AI will convert this knowledge into winning actions.
The rich used to hide their money in Swiss banks. It can’t be a coincidence that they are now getting ready to store data in Swiss mountains.
Someone asked Kalam why India needed intercontinental missiles. “You want to know why? My answer is very simple. Because strength respects strength!”