Rajorshi Mukherjee

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How to Customize Bash Colors and Content in Linux Terminal Prompt

Today, Bash is the default shell in most (if not all) modern Linux distributions. However, you may have noticed that the text color in the terminal …

Linux

Watch Japanese Woodworking Masters Create Elegant & Elaborate Geometric Patterns with Wood

A friend recently told me he'd had his hair cut with a pair of $10,000 scissors, reputedly the highest-quality in the world. He hardly needed to add …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: ‘I think the things you might think up in a bar’

The astrophysicist has a unique perspective after a life pondering the universe – grateful to science’s risk-takers, but scathing about unthinking voters<p>Neil DeGrasse Tyson, 58, is an American astrophysicist who is the director the of Hayden Planetarium in New York. A committed science …

Flat Earth

Kojima confident Death Stranding will be his “best work so far”

“It will be easier to get emotions through games than actual people.”<p>Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding came as a bit of a surprise when it was revealed …

Crazy comparison shows why Tokyo’s massive train network even freaks out some Japanese people

The capital’s <b>gigantic public transportation system</b> can be a shock to the system for new arrivals.<p>For many foreigners moving to or visiting Japan, …

After one year, Google Photos has 13.7 petabytes of pictures

Google Photos just had its first birthday, and in celebration the search giant is looking back over the year to see how Photos did on its first journey around the sun. They report that 200 million people use Photos every month, and their automated assistant has generated over 1.6 billion …

Google Photos

Illustrated Cross-Sections of Major Train Stations in Tokyo by Tomoyuki Tanaka

a detailed cross-section of Shinjuku Station. At 748,000 daily users, it’s the world’s busiest train stationIn addition to being an architect, …

Japan

'Ghostbusters' Is the Most Disliked Movie Trailer in YouTube History

Not only does it have the most dislikes for a trailer on the social platform, but it also makes the top 25 most disliked videos overall.<p>Things are …

Film Industry

How one CS:GO player took catching hackers into his own hands

AndroidL created a time bomb that probably banned thousands of CS:GO hackers.<p>Cheating in CS:GO is its own small sub-industry, a hard-to-kill parasite …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

The Xbox One is an incredible gaming console with the capability to do all sorts of cool things, but unless you have your finger on the pulse of the latest Xbox news, you might be missing out on a few of its best features. Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not …

Xbox

IBM just beat Google to a brand new type of computing

Though the cloud service is geared mostly toward scientists and students, anyone interested in this strange new computer will be able to give it a try, Jerry Chow, one of the scientists leading the project, tells Business Insider.<p>A quantum computer is different from today's digital computer.<p>A …

Quantum Computing

Houston's Emory House is a spatially-efficient marvel on a tight lot

The sustainable Emory House is a cozy home for a young family in Texas. In designing the house, Houston-based studioMET Architects focused on design …

Applying Inspirational Design Thinking to Tackle Breakthrough Innovation

A society's progress depends upon the quality of the questions it asks itself and to know what questions to ask today in order to secure a sustainable future.<p>One question could be: "Why design something at all?" Our society obsesses over entrepreneurship, innovation and design for creating growth, …

Design

How to teach... Shakespeare

This week marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. From making quills to baking Tudor treats, we explore how to bring the bard to life in your classroom<p>“Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” Saturday 23 April 2016 marks 400 years …

William Shakespeare

A Microsoft exec thinks banner ads won't exist on mobile in 3 years

"Millennials ... are likely to sacrifice their privacy. However, they're not going to do that for banners. Why would you? There has to be a value exchange there: good contextually relevant content," Patel explained at Advertising Week Europe in London on Monday.<p>"I think this whole word 'banner' …

Advertising

The NX And The PS4: Does A Console Even Need A Gimmick In 2016?

The NX is a hot source of rumors these days, in part because the video game world always loves leaks and lies, and in part because the thing really is a genuine question mark for many people. Nintendo is hurting from its trials with the Wii U, and it’s clear that it’s going to need to take a …

Retrogaming

Hate Shoelaces? Hickies Founder Does Too And Is Building A $10 Million Business Replacing Them

Growing up in Argentina, Gaston Frydlewski was the kid who hated tying his shoes, and wandered around with the laces flopping to the sides. He dreamt of creating a product that would replace shoelaces.<p>So when he was 22, he searched for funding to turn that dream into a reality – and was roundly …

Entrepreneurship

How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

Hong Kong

Google Wants New Types Of Hard Disk Drives

Eric Brewer and colleagues from Google presented an interesting white paper at the Usenix FAST conference in Santa Clara, CA. They argue that with the growth in portable devices and services in the Cloud, hard disks will be deployed primarily as part of large storage services housed in data …

AdWords

Yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali is in a four-front battle with India’s consumer goods giants

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Last week, Patanjali Ayurved, a company promoted by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, took a big bite of the share held by American multinational, Colgate-Palmolive, in the Indian toothpaste market. Patanjali’s share of the toothpaste pie stood at 4.5% and is poised to grow into …

India
Hospitality

Galaxy S7 Leak Reveals Samsung's Plan To Challenge The iPhone 6S

When the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus devices launched in September, a new feature called 3D Touch was introduced — which offers new functionalities like “Peek and Pop” and “Quick Actions” by sensing how much pressure is applied to the display. Last month, a leak surfaced about how Samsung will be …

Phones

2016 game release-date calendar

It’s hard to keep track of everything in your life like doctors appointments, anniversaries, and birth days. But, most importantly, you need to know when new video games are coming out. Let us help.<p>This is where we’ll keep track of every game coming out in 2016. We’ll update this post as needed. If …

Facebook rolls out livestreaming capabilities to verified Pages

Facebook is betting big on livestreaming. The social network first introduced a pilot program that allowed celebrities to broadcast video in real-time back in August; yesterday it rolled out the feature to all users and now, it’s available to verified Pages as well.<p>The feature is available on …

Apple and Samsung ink deals to enter China’s mobile payments industry next year

Apple and Samsung have inked deals with UnionPay to enter the mobile payments space in China by early 2016, according to a report by <i>Bloomberg</i> late Thursday.<p>We’d already heard rumors last month that Apple Pay would launch in China by February.<p>Union Pay is China’s largest payment and clearing …

India's 2015-16 GDP outlook revised downwards to 7-7.5%

India's GDP is likely to grow at 7-7.5% in 2015-16, lower than the earlier 8.1-8.5% predicted, according to the Mid-Yaer Economic Review tabled in …

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India

Rising crimes by juveniles can’t be fixed with legal solutions alone

It would not be wrong to say that the intense focus on the specific segment of crimes by juveniles entered the public discourse in India after the …

Mentoring

Markandey Katju: Instead of abusing Modi, it's time for Kejriwal to answer these hard questions

The AAP leader must address key concerns if he is to maintain his reputation for being honest and transparent.<p>Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal has long …

India