Samiran Ghosh

933 Added | 11 Magazines | 1,103 Likes | 27 Following | 117 Followers | @SamiranGhosh | Chief Digital Advisor with Microsoft by day. Still working my way through the IMDB Top 250 list. Commando comics are my favourite. Blogger too

How Drones Can Help Ignite a Farming Gig Economy in the Developing World

Photo: AFP/Getty Images<p>Think of a modern farm. You might imagine neat rows of crops, shiny new tractors, perhaps mechanized irrigation systems. But …

Farming

Chart: The Relationship Between Money and Happiness

Charting the Relationship Between Money and Happiness<p><i>Today’s chart is best viewed full-screen. Explore the high resolution version by clicking …

Happiness

Sensor city: Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project triggers debate over data

Twelve acres of unsightly, soggy Toronto waterfront real estate have accelerated a debate about the future of Canadian innovation and infrastructure.<p>Last year, Sidewalk Labs, a division of Google parent Alphabet Inc., signed a preliminary deal to turn a patch of the city's eastern downtown into a …

The 10 Best Free Streaming Services You Need To Bookmark Now

Here are Decider, we love the world of entertainment, but we’re still people first. Even when it means supporting artists that we love, paying for …

The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review

Every fall, MIT Technology Review's editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers.<p>While the editors do give key …

Artificial Intelligence

Google has developed a way to predict your risk of a heart attack just by scanning your eye

Your eyes might be the perfect windows into your heart.<p>At least, they're windows that Google-created artificial intelligence software can use to calculate your risk factors for heart disease.<p>According to a study recently published in the Nature Biomedical Engineering journal, an AI algorithm …

Machine Learning

How UPS delivers faster using $8 headphones and code that decides when dirty trucks get cleaned - MIT Technology Review

UPS workers make dozens of decisions every day, and the wrong ones—from placing a box on the wrong conveyor belt inside a processing facility to …

Enterprise Tech

The Most Important Lesson Nobel Laureate Physicist Richard Feynman Learned about Creativity

If you survey the history of science, it is apparent that most individuals who have created radical innovations did not do so simply because they …

The Parts of Customer Service That Should Never Be Automated

In Pixar’s <i>WALL-E</i>, oversized humans recline on levitating barcaloungers and are dressed, primped, polished, and served, entirely by robots. Fiction? Maybe not, at least according to a wave of media coverage pointing to a dizzying array of service innovations on the horizon.<p>Look no further than the …

Customers

Why even a moth’s brain is smarter than an AI - MIT Technology Review

One of the curious features of the deep neural networks behind machine learning is that they are surprisingly different from the neural networks in …

Machine Learning

WhatsApp Pay is Giving the Chills to Indian Payment Wallet Innovators

The National Payments Council of India has given its consent to roll out WhatsApp BHIM UPI beta version<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Months after Google’s Tez's launch, Facebook has …

India

Electronic skin can display a heartbeat on your hand

Electronic skins might not only detect health troubles in the near future, but display them for the world to see. University of Tokyo researchers have developed an e-skin that can measure vital signs like your heartbeat and display them in real time on a skin display. The design blends a breathable …

Technology Vision 2018: Unleash the Intelligent Enterprise

Get the Essentials<p>The five IT trends in this year’s report reflect the transformed relationships businesses have with people, and how the innovations …

Innovation

A small-scale demonstration shows how quantum computing could revolutionize data analysis - MIT Technology Review

Over the past few decades, topology—a branch of mathematics dealing with shapes that can be turned into other shapes by processes like bending and …

Quantum Computing

Thought You'd Never Buy Another BlackBerry? Think Again

If you've listened to a BlackBerry (BBRY) earnings call over the past few quarters, one thing has been very clear: cars are in Blackberry's …

Investing

8 Reasons why Residue Free Farming is Gaining Ground in India

It is the moral responsibility of each and every individual to promote awareness of the benefits of consuming residue free products that are fresh<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In the …

Farming

Starbucks tests a cashless store in Seattle

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>Starbucks is running a single-location cashless pilot in a store located in the lobby of a Seattle-based office building, according to …

eCommerce

Tech giants and elected officials back Microsoft in Supreme Court case on international data privacy

Microsoft is set for a Supreme Court face-off with the U.S. Department of Justice next month over the privacy of emails stored abroad, and some of …

Privacy

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>Among its most popular series …

Only 10 TV shows received a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes this year — here they are

Rotten Tomatoes released its annual list of the best-reviewed, aka certified fresh, television shows of 2017.<p>With hundreds of TV shows airing this year, it's much more likely viewers will find that shows have been overhyped or just straight up disappointing. So this list of shows that earned 100% …

Entertainment

Spend Winter Break Reading the Best Nonfiction Books of 2017

An FBI cat-and-mouse game, a poignant family memoir, and the history of Vietnam's disastrous turning point top the year's best titles.<p>From con …

Books

The best recent science fiction – reviews roundup

Sealed by Naomi Booth, Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities by James Lovegrove, Dogs of War by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Sweet Dreams by Tricia Sullivan, Austral by Paul McAuley<p>Naomi Booth’s <b>Sealed</b> (Dead Ink, £15.99) fuses near-future eco-catastrophe with psychological horror to produce an …

Books

8 Secrets To Grow Your YouTube Channel In 2018 From A YouTuber With Over 550 Million Video Views

According to Socialbakers, 4 in 5 millennials view video content when researching a purchase decision. No wonder video marketing is on the rise; every marketer I talk with has it as one of their primary focuses as they plan for 2018.<p>While Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, and even LinkedIn …

Analytics

Could Machines Train Crows To Pick Up Every Cigarette Butt in Your City?

Sometimes you run into an idea that seems so ridiculous, you simply have to know more about it — even if it’s just to scoff at idiocy. In most cases, …

Birds

India's Blockchain Revolution Goes Beyond Banks Into Land Records And Private Firms

With digital adoption gaining traction in India, blockchain technology has caught the fancy of many. While blockchain technology continues to see sustained support from Indian banks, state governments and private companies are increasingly exploring blockchain for improved governance, enhancing …

Blockchain

How a computer sees history after "reading" 35 million news stories

So far, humans have relied on the written word to record what we know as history. When artificial intelligence researchers ran billions of those …

Artificial Intelligence

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Tech

Best Tech Books of 2017 - MIT Technology Review

<b>By Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot</b><p>Through personal stories, Cabot and Walravens shine a light on the women making waves in the technology …

Books

Hacked Dog Pics Can Play Tricks on Computer Vision AI

An MIT student lab shows how to trick computer vision AI so it sees the wrong objects in pictures Photo: Dageldog/iStockTricking Google’s computer …

Machine Learning