Author: Adarsh

Adarsh hates personal bios, Chelsea football club and Oxford commas. When he's not writing, he's busy playing FIFA on his PlayStation.

Only 22% of AI professionals across the world are women. Adarsh examines the reasons for this gender disparity. Let’s start with some data to set the context for this article. Needless to say, Artificial Intelligence is one of the world’s fastest growing technology sectors. The global AI market size is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 37.3% from 2023 to 2030, according to a report in the Forbes Advisor. It is projected to reach a whopping $1,811.8 billion by 2030. But according to another report published by the World Economic Forum, only 22% of professionals…

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Adarsh explains how Ema’s groundbreaking Universal AI Employee blends advanced AI capabilities with human ingenuity to revolutionize task execution. In an era where technological advancements continually redefine the landscape of work, a startup has come up with a groundbreaking solution aimed at revolutionizing workplace productivity. Ema, an acronym for “enterprise machine assistant,” has unveiled its Universal AI Employee, a game-changing innovation that will redefine how tasks are executed across various domains. As reported by TechCrunch, Ema has secured a substantial investment of $25 million to propel its mission forward. Image Credit: rawpixel.com on Freepik The Birth of a Vision Ema’s…

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WhatsApp plans to interoperate with other messaging apps so that you can chat with anyone without switching apps. Adarsh tells you all about it. WhatsApp is all set to make another significant breakthrough with regards to chatting as it seems set to integrate itself with other similar apps and become a master messaging app of sorts. As of today, WhatsApp has over 2 billion active users but with this change, they hope to acquire a significant number of new users. However, this is a major shift in their policy as the Meta-owned app has been very guarded so far when…

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Ransomware cases in India are on the rise. Adarsh takes you through the causes and implications of the same. In December 2023, IT services provider HCL Technologies revealed in its quarterly report that it had been the victim of a ransomware incident. The company mentioned that it was an isolated incident within a restricted cloud environment and also added that there was no ‘observable’ impact on their overall network. But the revelation led to an immediate drop in HCL’s share prices. Image Credit: Security Intelligence This is not the only such incident. In November last year, a US-based subsidiary of…

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Sources in China have revealed how they are employing AI to get the upper hand in military warfare. Adarsh takes you through the details. If reports published in a Chinese daily are to be believed, China may have invented some new technology which will ensure that ‘enemies will have nowhere to hide on the battlefield.’ According to the article in the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the new game-changing military surveillance technology gives them an upper hand like never before as it will help them to detect and track enemy signals with unparalleled speed! Image Credit: dionisosolympian on Flickr According…

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India ranks 7th among economies in terms of vulnerability to climate risk events. Adarsh takes a closer look at the implications…. Remember how onion prices went up meteorically in late 2019? Or how the cost of tomatoes went through the roof midway through 2023? It was the same case with potatoes in 2020. The reason for all these price surges is the same… Climate change. It was unseasonal rain and its resulting repercussions that led to the increase in prices. And this is only the tip of the iceberg. Rising temperature, climate change risks, plastic pollution and high carbon emission…

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2024 brings exciting changes in technology that will reshape our lives. Adarsh explores these trends and explains what they mean for us. As we venture into 2024, the horizon brims with promises of transformative technological advancements that are set to reconfigure the very fabric of our existence. These groundbreaking developments are not just futuristic concepts; they are tangible forces shaping the way we live, work, and perceive the world around us. From machines gaining intelligence to the convergence of our physical and digital realms, from sustainability becoming a technological imperative to fortifying our defenses against cyber threats, and finally, from…

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As Google releases its new generative AI model called Gemini, Adarsh takes you through everything we know about it so far. Ever since ChatGPT made its debut, Google has been in a race to catchup. It’s initial response, Bard, was no match in comparison so they had to pool resources to put together an upgrades generative AI model that could take on ChatGPT. Image Credit: Maria Diaz/ZDNET To make this happen and power their AI research, the company combined their AI divisions Google Brain and Deepmind. And that is how Gemini was born. According to an article published by Google…

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As the Indian Space Research Organization gears up for a big 2024, Adarsh takes you through all that’s in store. In a recent disclosure to the Rajya Sabha, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shed light on its plans for the ambitious slate of space missions slated for 2024. The comprehensive plan encompasses a diverse range of missions aimed at elevating India’s presence in the global space arena. The International Space Station. (Image Credit: NASA Johnson on Flickr) ISRO’s 2024 Mission Roster The missions for 2024 include a blend of pivotal satellite launches and technological demonstrations that underscore ISRO’s prowess…

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Remote work’s digital shift has unveiled burnout’s prevalence. Adarsh explores how mental health can foster a resilient online workforce. Priyanka, a marketing manager, has been working extended hours ever since her job switched to remote mode. It has blurred the lines between work and personal life, leading to chronic fatigue and heightened stress levels. Arjun, an IT support specialist, interacts with over a hundred people daily, attending to their technical issues remotely. But he still experiences feelings of isolation and loneliness as remote work limits social interactions, causing increased feelings of disconnection and impacting his mental well-being. Image Credit: Andrea…

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