Akshay Sharma

2,636 Flips | 15 Magazines | 254 Likes | 65 Followers | @sharma_akshay | F1 fan, tech enthusiast, speed freak, rock fan, traveller, photographer, biker, blogger! Dreams of going around the world on a motorcycle.

Zuckerberg wants to add a subscription layer to Facebook. Really

Dynamics have changed. Completely.<p>Earlier we used to ask, who will buy a subscription? Now, we use to ask, why will you <i>not</i> buy a subscription? We …

Is there any room for two wheels in a driverless future?

Look at any country in the world and you will realise that motorcyclists and car drivers don’t receive each other well. As a motorcyclist, you feel …

How Much It Costs to Take an Epic 2,400 Mile Road Trip on Route 66

"If you ever plan to motor West, take the highway that is …

RVs

Exciting one day trips from Mumbai!

The hustle bustle of Mumbai is surrounded by plethora of options to explore. RIght from serene lakes to the mighty Sahyadri mountains; you have one …

Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera

I never thought that it would happen. And then it did.<p>On a recent two-week vacation to Japan (my first time, and, yes, it was amazing if you must …

13 Expert Tips to Help You Build Your Instagram Following

Instagram influencers give their best advice on how you can follow in their footsteps.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Instagram has recently undergone dramatic changes in the way it operates recently. On the positive side, you can now post pictures that aren’t square, …

This First Look At The Tesla Model 3's Dash Controls Is Not At All Promising

Possibly the most controversial design decision of the Tesla Model 3, even beyond its Renault Caravelle-like grille-less face, is its instrument …

Elon Musk’s OpenAI bot dominates DoTA 2 professionals

Elon Musk’s OpenAI previewed the power of its own artificial intelligence at Valve’s yearly DoTA 2 tournament. The AI agent dominated several DoTA 2 professionals in 1 vs 1, showing the early capabilities of AI inside the MOBA.<p>For those that don’t follow DoTA 2, it is multiplayer online battle …

Horner: F1 will end up with V6 twin turbos after 2020

If Christian Horner were in charge of Formula One he'd bring back high-revving V12 engines, but the Red Bull team boss doubts the sport's decision …

25 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks That Will Deliver Spectacular Results (VIDEO)

We often turn to Toma Bonciu (AKA “Photo Tom”) for concise tutorials on shooting and editing landscape photographs. In the six-minute video below he …

Is Tesla Really a Disruptor? (And Why the Answer Matters)

Tesla, Elon Musk’s automotive start-up, is having a very good year. In September, the company expects to begin shipping its all-electric Model 3 to non-employee customers, who have already logged 500,000 pre-orders. After reporting earnings earlier this month, its stock jumped, rocketing the …

Electric vehicle batteries may get much more valuable soon

A new study shows they can help the grid without being degraded.<p>One of the hottest questions among energy nerds these days has to do with the interaction of electric vehicles and the electricity grid. Will EVs remain passive consumers of electricity, like toasters or refrigerators, the way they are …

Energy

Free Online Photography Courses

These free online photography courses can help you adjust your lens, frame your subject, fix your lighting, and edit your photos. Whether you're …

Strider VR Omnidirectional Treadmill Unveiled (video)

A new omnidirectional treadmill has been unveiled this week in the form of the Strider VR, created by German-based company Pathbender. Strider VR …

Air Berlin Files for Insolvency as Etihad Pulls Funding Plug

Air Berlin Plc filed for insolvency after leading shareholder Etihad Airways PJSC withdrew its financial support, marking the second failure of a …

Samsung’s new fitness smartband leak reveals offline Spotify support, 5 ATM water resistance

The Gear Fit2 Pro is expected be announced next week<p>Samsung plans to unveil a new fitness smartband, the Gear Fit2 Pro, at the company’s Unpacked event on August 23rd, according to <i>VentureBeat</i>. The latest fitness tracker has added water resistance up to 165 feet, and it can sync to the Speedo On …

6 Tips for Exploding Your Marketing Efforts with Chatbots | Inc.com

Many people believe that chatbots were invented to automate customer care processes; in reality, they're packed with capabilities that can help your teams across your entire company, and your marketing department is no exception. Every Marketer should have a chatbot marketing strategy. Chatbots are …

Chatbots

Delta Adding Up to $1000 Surcharge for Airbus A350 Business Class Tickets

Delta’s Airbus A350 is the first aircraft with their new business class, a Thompson Vantage XL seat with doors added on to make it a suite. The first …

How to Build Your Startup Without Hiring a Single Employee | Inc.com

Ten years ago, I raised money with a PowerPoint presentation. Today, the expectations of investors are much higher. Investors want to see working products with paying customers before writing you a cheque.<p>But what should you do if you're a non-technical founder with no way of building your idea …

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Google’s new fashion-focused VR series takes you inside Kendall Jenner’s closet

Google’s latest virtual reality video series for Daydream is all about fashion and jumping into the closets of celebrities known for their bold choices in clothing.<p>Supermodel Closets, which Google is releasing in partnership with Vogue, drops you into the wardrobes of models like Cindy Crawford and …

7 genius smartphone photo hacks

It should be easier than ever to take gorgeous, frame-worthy photos right from your smartphone. That’s what Apple’s giant “Shot on iPhone” billboards suggest.<p>If that’s the case though, why do so many of the nearly 20,000 photos I’ve shot on my own iPhone over the past few years mostly stink? The …

Mobile Photography

This is when you shouldn't shoot video at 24fps

The standard frame rate is 24fps and it’s used for most types of videos. However, there are times when 24fps is not the way to go, but you should use …

Why driverless car tech is ruining your driving skills

It’s difficult for drivers to understand what driver-assist systems can and can’t do because automakers sometimes send mixed signals. The seldom-read owner’s manual takes a cautious approach to explaining the aids because corporate lawyers water down wording to avoid exposing automakers to legal …

Apple Watch Series 3 will bring LTE but no design changes

Apple Watch Series 3 will be a significant upgrade thanks to LTE connectivity, which will allow you to use apps and receive notifications without being tethered to your iPhone over Bluetooth.<p>But one reliable analyst warns that the new model will look exactly the same as its predecessors.<p>Apple Watch …

Lens Rentals Did the Ultimate Protective Lens Filter Test

To filter or not to filter, that is the question. Photographers will argue until they're blue in the face about the issue of using protective …

New Apple Watch 3 Leak Adds Weight To New Features Rumors

The next Apple Watch won’t be tied to the iPhone for as many functions, at least in some of its models, a new source confirms. And the design of the Watch is not going to change massively, unlike some suggestions.<p>The source is much-admired Apple insider KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo. In a new …

Apple Watch

Most self-made millionaires follow this one simple rule — and so can you

Feel like you’re constantly spinning your wheels when it comes to saving money only to end up in the red each month? You may think that getting a …

Google buys startup that turns smartphones into health diagnostic tools

Senosis apps use the accelerometer, microphone, and camera for diagnostics<p>Google has bought Senosis Health, a startup that turns smartphones into medical devices and collects various health stats, reports <i>GeekWire</i><i>.</i> The Senosis apps can monitor lung health and hemoglobin counts, among other things, …

Email click through rates drop to 1.6%, with publishing industry hit hardest

Emails are opened and read 14.2% of the time, but consumers have been more cautious about clicking through to external links with a reduction in the …

3 Top Deep Learning Stocks to Buy Now

Much of the talk about artificial intelligence really refers to deep learning. What is this breakthrough technology, and how can investors</i> …