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Answer to I am 20, studying B.Tech in one of the best colleges in India. The problem with me is I don't have any goals/aims for the future. I don't know what my interests are! I feel really depressed. I don't find academics interesting. How should I know what I am interested in?

Ok this answer is not speific to the OP alone...Let me try to addeess this issue to a vast number of people like the OP...<p>Ok may be you are 20 or 21 …

I am a 3rd year engineering student (Computer Science). Earlier I did not have any interest in my branch so I did not pay much attention to my subjects, although I scored well. But now I am regretting it. So can anyone suggest how I should start gathering knowledge regarding my field?

<b>Go for the Basics</b><br>The very first thing to do is to know what algorithms and flowcharts are. This may seem theoretical but it will help you in later …

Arduino Alternatives: 5 Microcontrollers You Should Know

If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.<p>If you're growing bored with your Raspberry Pi or Arduino, try working with one of these.

Nuclear fusion: The ‘most complex machine ever built’

Our pick of the week from around the web, including the quest for nuclear fusion, the invasion of the taxi snatchers and new uses for Bitcoin.<p>Cognitive science explained<br>Jason Shepherd | The Conversation | 27 February 2014<br>Brisk tour of current research. There may be effective treatments for …

How to Stop Giving a F*ck What People Think

We're all guilty. Every day from the moment we wake up, we live our lives caring what other people think of us.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> …

10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that will appear by the 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive …

Singularity

The Driverless Electric Car from the Future Has Arrived

The future is now, and it comes to us in the form of the Rinspeed XchangE, an autonomous and completely electric concept car that's based on the Tesla Model S. Set to debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show beginning March 6, this incredible feat of automobile engineering pilots itself (but you can …

Graphene circuit ready for wireless

(Phys.org) —IBM researchers have built the world's most advanced fully functional integrated circuit made of wafer-scale graphene – a novel …

New Word of the Day: dataSTICKIES

YD’s resident Design Strategist Hideshi Hamaguchi, who also happens to be the innovator of the USB Stick will be pleasantly surprised to see his …

Why I want a microchip implant

With a chip under your skin, you can do everything from unlocking doors to starting motorbikes, says Frank Swain, who has been trying to get his own implant.<p>A few years ago, I perched on the edge of my bed in a tiny flat, breathing in a cloud of acetone fumes, using a scalpel to pick at the corner …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, including a view of Sochi from space and an amazing aerial manoeuvre.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>A rocket’s slow crawl and a spectacular volcano<p>A lion's check up and a brain sculpture<p>Leaping whales and fierce fossils<p>…

Is this whale-shaped plane the future of airliners?

Airliners have become steadily bigger in an effort to take fit in more passengers and drive down the cost of tickets. Could a new outsized design change the way we fly?<p>Spotting an Airbus A380 at an airport can still create great excitement. The giant, double-decker plane can seat between 500 and …

Are these termite-inspired robots the construction crews of the future?

A collective robotic intelligence can be created to build large structures using simple rules programmed in a swarm of robots.<p>Inspired by termite …

172 Best Android Apps Of 2013

Note that the order in which apps appear in this list does not reflect their ranking in any manner; we have simply started with the most recent ones …

The Split Personality Desktop

Reader Noah wanted a desktop that helped him quickly get to work and quickly get his game on when work is done, so he put this desktop together with …

Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …

Black Holes

Timeline of the far future

What do we expect will happen in one thousand years time? Or one million years? Or even one billion? As our amazing timeline shows, there may be trouble ahead.<p>As the beginning of the year is upon us we at BBC Future think it’s the perfect time to look ahead.<p>First, we brought you a prediction of the …

Design contest: Students envision appliances of future

An army of tiny flying robots won the big prize at this year's Electrolux Design Lab competition, an annual contest for futuristic home appliances hosted by the Swedish appliance maker.<p>For Mab, an automated household system that cleans the home with hundreds of flying robots armed with drops of …

Industrial Design

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark the launch of a new exhibit about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the Science …

Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt

For six or seven decades, computers have been based on processing electronic 1s and 0s.<p>Now, computer scientists are breaking out of that paradigm in strange new directions, as they seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.<p>One approach is quantum computing, in which …

CES 2014: Smart contact lenses 'give you superhuman vision'

A new augmented reality eyewear system from Innovega could provide wearers with a truly 'immersive' experience<p>A new eyewear system that combines high-tech contact lenses and Google Glass-like smart glasses to provide the wearer with 'superhuman vision' is being showcased at the International …