• Apple Silicon: The unexpected leap in technology

    Arjun Mohan Kumar
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    Oct 03, 2022
    Two years ago, the definition of processing power was changed by the introduction of Apple Silicon in the form of M1 Macs. This transition from Intel-powered Macs to in-house chips is almost complete, with the last significant Macs expected to complete this November. In the upcoming months, we should see updates across the remaining pro models of the lineup.
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  • Linus Torvalds – The man who runs the world for free

    Abishek Nagarajan Parimala
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    Oct 03, 2022
    The man behind this operating system is Linus Torvalds, a Finnish-American software engineer. Linus started programming at 11 and got his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki. As part of his studies, he worked on Unix OS and felt that some features were in need of optimization. Thus, in 1991 he started a personal project called Linux that could fix the issues he faced with UNIX. The first version of his project was released on September 18, 1991, titled “Linux 0.01”. Linus was a firm believer in the open-source community. In order to allow interested programmers to share ideas and improve the project, he published the whole code repository after releasing the first few versions. In no time at all, developers started building custom features, and Linux gained prominence among open-source developers.
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  • Robots and Capitalism ; two diverging paths

    Nova Ammerman
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    Oct 03, 2022
    With the seemingly inevitable automation of the future, there are often two camps of thought.  On one hand, there are the optimists.  Optimists often note that robots have replaced the most dangerous jobs, and have even taken us to ever further stretches of space that we have yet to be able to survive.  However, with the optimists comes a fair share of pessimists.  There are worries of robots slowly taking our jobs, leading to ever increasing unemployment.  These are valid concerns, but I argue that they aren’t inevitabilities.
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  • The therapeutic activity of book weaving

    Vaishnavi Shankar Devadig
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    Oct 03, 2022
    Patience and calmness are some of the virtues that are rarely seen in people. Not letting circumstances affect us negatively and demotivate us is indeed a beautiful quality. With everybody on earth struggling to strike a balance between being on par with the rest of the world and yet staying calm and composed throughout the process, I experience the same as well and also end up losing my composure quite often. However, I believe there is always a way by means of which we can get ourselves to an equilibrium in case of an anxious situation. I found mine and would like to share it here, hoping it would help someone overcome their apprehensiveness and switch to a more collected lifestyle. 
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  • How I manage my social media addiction?

    Akshay Singh
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    Oct 03, 2022
    I used to wake up to Instagram notifications, and from there, I would check my WhatsApp messages, maintain my Snapchat streaks, see if it was someone's Birthday on Facebook and then go back to Instagram to consume endless food videos. I was spending at least an hour each day on my phone even before I brushed my teeth.
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  • Mesmerizing Beauty of Northeast India

    Ramya Krishnan
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    Oct 03, 2022
    Nothing could be more fascinating than a group of girls experiencing the culture and wandering around an unfamiliar land. We are five girls from the southern region of India who traveled to Guwahati in the northeast of the country with the hope of having the experience of a lifetime. I have to say that it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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  • How I manage my social media addiction?

    Akshay Singh
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    Oct 03, 2022
    I used to wake up to Instagram notifications, and from there, I would check my WhatsApp messages, maintain my Snapchat streaks, see if it was someone's Birthday on Facebook and then go back to Instagram to consume endless food videos. I was spending at least an hour each day on my phone even before I brushed my teeth.
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  • Yoga and it's History

    Keerthana Reddy Mucherla
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    Oct 03, 2022
    The term "Yoga" comes from the Sanskrit root "Yuj," which means ‘to join’ or ‘to link’ or ‘to yoke’ or ‘to unite’. Yoga is a tradition that has its roots in ancient India and focuses on physical, mental, and spiritual practice. By bringing the individual ego and global awareness together, the practice strives to achieve unity of the body mind, and spirit. This type of unity has the effect of neutralizing ego-driven ideas and behaviors, resulting in a sense of spiritual awakening. 
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