Facebook’s woes with people sharing original content (e.g. status updates, notes) have put the highlight on the war between the giants for original content. Linkedin’s acquisitions and subsequent integrations of Pulse and Slideshare were some of the first moves made by them, and recently Facebook has been making moves in that direction too – small ones […]
Are technological solutions that increase systemic efficiency by huge leaps, but also make large sections of the society redundant, a good thing or bad?
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This is my summary of the article “What is computer ethics” which is a required reading for the “Information Law and Policy” class. A proposed definition As computers invade every section of our society, a new problem arises in the field of ethics because more often than not, there is a policy vacuum about how […]
To learn any language, it is best to get your hands dirty. And this list of projects is bound to give one as much exposure to the different aspects of programming as one can possibly get working on hobby projects! (Original here, and I will be adding more as I think of them. I will […]
I always prefer developing on linux. Previously, my distro of choice had been Mint. But given Ubuntu’s direction, especially with mobile, I had been thinking about giving it another shot and being a bit more tolerant of their Unity desktop. And my first blue screen of death on my Windows 7 install just helped me […]
Install Python Download and install the latest Python installer from here Change the %PATH% variable to add the path to the python.exe file Install VirtualEnv Download virtualenv from here Install virtualenv with the command: python virtualenv.py YOUR_ENVIRONMENT Activate the new virtual env by : YOUR_ENVIRONMENT\Scripts\activate.bat Add the paths to the ‘Scripts’ and ‘Lib’ folders in %PATH%. It […]