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Rise of cyber crime in India tusharkataria | Jan. 24, 2016

Cyber Crime in India The rate at which cyber crime in India is growing is very alarming. Incidents of hacking, data theft, cyber bullying and now cyber extortion as well has kept the cyber security team on its toes, but the question that needs to be asked, " Is India doing enough?" Recent data collection and assessment by me for assignment clearly shows a rapid increase of cyber crime in areas li Read more.. ->

What is 42? parthmittal | Oct. 26, 2015

42? 42, you say? 42 is the answer. The answer to what? 42 is the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything. Throughout your school life, throughout your professional life, the world has lead you to seek answers, the correct answers for the correct questions. They are wrong. There is only one answer, and it is 42. Why, you say? If you have to ask, you do not know. But clearly, the answer is 42. Read more.. ->

Testing Matplotlib jailuthra | Oct. 26, 2015

Matplotlib is a 2D graph plotting library for python. I have been wanting to try it for ages, so finally I did test it out. Why did I wait? There was a question bugging me while preparing for JEE Mains, how many possible combinations of answering questions correctly/incorrectly can lead me to a particular score. JEE Mains is an MCQ exam, with 4 marks awarded for a right answer, 1 mark deducted for Read more.. ->

Bézier Curves tusharkataria | Oct. 26, 2015

A Primer on Bézier Curves In order to draw things in 2D, we usually rely on lines, which typically get classified into two categories: straight lines, and curves. The first of these are as easy to draw as they are easy to make a computer draw. Give a computer the first and last point in the line, and BAM! straight line. No questions asked. Curves, however, are a much bigger problem. While we can d Read more.. ->

The Gigabyte That Isn’t tusharkataria | Oct. 26, 2015

Remember back when you were still learning about computers, taking baby steps into programming and playing those first games? That's about the time I learned that one Gigabyte = 1024 Megabytes, and that one Megabyte is 1024 Kilobytes, etc. A Gigabyte isn't 1024 Megabytes. It is, in fact, a very simple 1000 Megabytes. What I've been calling a Gigabyte all this time should be called a gibibyte. Ev Read more.. ->

What is hacking jailuthra | Oct. 26, 2015

I once mentioned it to a classmate that I use GNU/Linux as the only Operating System at home, and he replied in shock, "That's used by Hackers? Right?" That is true. Almost everyone who calls himself/herself a Hacker uses it, but the fear on his face suggested that he meant to say Crackers. Noooo! Linux users aren't Crackers. That would be similar to saying that everyone who owns a slide hammer, i Read more.. ->