NEW DELHI: To promote e-learning during the COVID-19 lockdown, IIT Roorkee has launched an advanced certification course on Deep Learning at Cloudxlab.com. The course is a new addition to a host of pre-existing courses such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and many more. It will be delivered by the faculty of IIT Roorkee and other experts from the industry. The classes will be streamed online through a live video. Upon completion of the course, users will receive a certification from IIT Roorkee. This course follows the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between IIT Roorkee and Cloudxlab.com, a US-based ed-tech company. “COVID-19 has triggered a nationwide lockdown. This is the best time for the youth as well as others to upskill themselves. This initiative will be attractive for users who aim to excel in the technical field. The partnership with CloudxLab.com will amplify our reach to offer the latest knowledge in tune with the needs of … [Read more...] about IIT Roorkee launches advance online certification course on Deep Learning
Engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro on Tuesday said it has won a "large" contract from the Indian Army for setting up an advanced IT-enabled system to operate the Armed Forces network under the Network of Spectrum (NFS). Though the company did not mention the exact value of the contract, as per its project classification, the value of a large order ranges between Rs 2,500 crore and Rs 5,000 crore. The Smart World and Communication Business of L&T Construction has secured a large order from the Indian Army to establish an unified network management system to manage, support and operate the countrywide Armed Forces Network under the NFS, the company said in a statement. "This is an extremely crucial and sensitive project for the Ministry of Defence and we are proud that the Ministry has reposed their faith in our technical, engineering and solutioning capabilities to execute this project," said SN Subrahmanyan - CEO a Managing Director, Larsen & Toubro. It … [Read more...] about Larsen & Toubro wins “large” contract from Indian Army
Despite the risks of the coronavirus pandemic (there have been over 52,000 cases and 2,300 deaths related to the novel coronavirus in Florida so far), stormy weather and a tornado warning, approximately 150,000 people traveled to watch the event. "We are still running cell phone data and other reports for possible additional insight, but the estimated number of viewers in person was 150,000," Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism told Space.com in an email. … [Read more...] about SpaceX’s historic astronaut launch attempt draws huge crowds despite NASA warnings
For anyone who has studied the organised elimination of a group of people, whether it was Hitler's holocaust of the Jews, the Hutu slaughter of Tutsis, the Congress party's complicity in the killing of over 3,000 Sikhs as revenge for the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards, the killing of Muslims under Modi in Gujarat, or even the recent murders of over 50 Muslims in Delhi by Hindu fanatics, the one glaring similarity has been the meticulous record-keeping of who lived where. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
The functionality will be added via a Health Monitor app sometime in the third quarter of the year, then will "progressively expand" to future smartwatches, according to Samsung. There's no mention of wider availability beyond South Korea – just a note that "availability may vary by market". … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets ECG approval, but only in South Korea