Sunday, 30 March 2014
Saturday, 1 February 2014
Technology That May Change The World
Emerging technologies are those technical innovations which represent progressive developments and That May Change The World.
Currently emerging technologies, which contains some of the most prominent ongoing developments, advances, and innovations in various fields like Agriculture, Biomedical , Displays , Electronics Energy , IT and communications , Manufacturing , Military , Neuroscience , Robotics , Transport.
Real-life products that is set to revolutionize the world
We have seen great leaps in digital technology in past the past five years.Smartphones,cloud computing,multi-touch tablets, these are all innovations that revolutionized the way we live and work. However, believe it or not, we are just getting started. Technology will get even better. In the future, we could live like how people in Science fiction movies did.
Google Glass,You can take picture by saying “Take a Picture
Augmented Reality has already gotten into our life in the forms of simulated experiment and education app, but Google is taking it several steps higher with . Theoretically, with Google Glass, you are able to view social media feeds, text, Google Maps, as well as navigate with GPS and take
3D printing or Additive manufacturing is a process of making a three-dimensional solid object of virtually any shape from a digital model.
A 3D printer is a limited type of industrial robot that is capable of carrying out an additive process under computer control.
Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants. Such a futuristic dream remains far from reality, but university labs and private companies have already taken the first careful steps by using 3D-printing technology to build tiny chunks of organs.
The exponential growth of computer processing power has made it possible to form accurate models of every part of the human brain.** Between 2000 and 2025, there is a millionfold increase in computational power, together with vastly improved scanning resolution and bandwidth.
Until recently, only separate regions of the brain had been modeled in any detail – but scientists are now able to combine them into a complete, real-time simulation. Like the Human Genome Project, there were many in the scientific community who doubted the brain could be mapped so quickly. Once again, they failed to account for the exponential (rather than linear) growth of information technology.
You might have heard about Planting organs in the name of art and Japanese lab creates internet kissing machine etc.
Physicists have created and photographed an isolated north pole — a monopole — in a simulated magnetic field, bringing to life a thought experiment that first predicted the existence of actual magnetic monopoles more than 80 years ago.
In 2009, physicists observed magnetic monopoles in a crystalline material called spin ice which, when cooled to near-absolute zero, seems to fill with atom-sized, classical monopoles.
Physicists are still looking for natural monopoles, including in rocks and lunar samples, and in experiments using particle accelerators. Simulated monopoles provide a stronger foundation for these searches.
When launched, cruise missiles have typically reached 500-600 mph (800-965 km/h). However, a new generation of air-breathing supersonic combustion ramjet (scramjet) engines is now emerging on the battlefield after many years of testing and development. These are capable of exceeding Mach 5, or about 3,840 mph (6,150 km/h), making them hypersonic.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
The first generation of these trains already held the world speed record, at 581 km/h (or 361 mph); but recent advances in carriage design have pushed this still further, to speeds which are fast enough to compete with commercial airliners.
The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles.
You might have heard about ‘Robot ostrich’ will run faster than you and German Scientists create brain power cars also
Work and Life on Moon
Futuristic: Orbital Technologies has revealed plans for a space hotel, which could be open by 2016. Just getting there will be an adventure in itself
As , smart phones,glasses,watches,3D printers, sensor networks, virtual humans and other technologies under development now will drastically change our world in the decade to come.
"Start Thinking ...!!!!,"
" Start working towards your contributions to any of emerging technologies..!!!!!,”
"Technology solutions for an ever changing world”
Tuesday, 7 January 2014
Learning is acquiring new Knowledge. Knowledge is a familiarity with SKILLS acquired through experience or education. knowledge is also said to be related to the capacity of acknowledgment in human beings.. knowledge is also said to be related to the capacity of acknowledgment in human beings.
Human learning may occur as part of education, personal development, schooling, or training. It may be goal-oriented and may be motivation oriented.
Newer Views of Learning
Learning occurs in four major ways--Transmission, acquisition, accretion and emergence.
Transmission is the process by which information, knowledge, ideas and skills are taught to others through purposeful, conscious telling, demonstration, and guidance. Over the course of a lifetime, this method accounts for only about 10% of learning. Unfortunately, this is the most traditional and, currently, the most predominate method of instruction. However, we are finding out it is not very effective and moving toward acquisition and emergence, and examining the lessons of accretion.
Acquisition is the conscious choice to learn. Material in this category is relevant to the learner. This method includes exploring, experimenting, self-instruction, inquiry, and general curiosity. Currently, acquisition accounts for about 20% of what we learn.
Accretion is the gradual, often subconscious or without their being aware of it., process by which we learn things like language, culture, habits, prejudices, and social rules and behaviors. We are usually unaware that the processes involved in accretion are taking place, but this method accounts for about 70% of what we know. Social learning certainly plays into this type of learning, as does the hidden or covert curriculum.
Emergence is the result of patterning, structuring and the construction of new ideas and meanings that did not exist before, but which emerge from the brain through thoughtful reflection, insight and creative expression or group interactions. This form of learning accounts for the internal capacities of synthesis, creativity, intuition, wisdom, and problem-solving. This method is greatly dependent on the allocation of time, and opportunities to reflect and construct new knowledge. This method plays an important role in inspiration and originality. In the context of current educational practices, we learn only 1-2% by this method.
In the context of these definitions, examine your own learning experiences and teaching styles.
Referred many articles
Monday, 2 December 2013
Creating awareness about the knowledge heritage of India definitely leads to emerge Pride and self belief .
Self esteem is one of the important factors in the personality development of an individual, community or nation. Enhancement of self-esteem of a nation happens by understanding its past as well as present achievements and strength and passing the same to next generation.
Today the scientific literature in Sanskrit available to us is vast and varied covering subjects as diverse as alchemy and astronomy, mathematics ,metallurgy, gemology, zoology and many more.
India has the knowledge . But is India/we conscious about this knowledge?
We have several convictions about our civilization and heritage:
i)We are great in philosophy but not much in material science.
ii) Sanskrit is a language of religion.
iii)Religious text concern with only rituals or philosophy.
iv) There has been so much research and development in modern medicine(Allopathy) how could Ayurveda be any relevance today?
Interesting point to note:
· Sustruta (6th Century BCE) defined the function of the heart ahead pf Harvey (17th Century AD)
· Leeches (Mentioned in the Vedas) are back in use in US hospitals.
· Town Planning in India was guided by astronomy.
· The speed of light occurs in a Vedic hymn used in funeral rites.
· Plastic surgery was born in India.
It happened so that the only way to reach anything of value of the Indian hearts and minds has been by getting idea through West.
Traditional Wisdom-àWestern Acceptance-àValued Knowledge
Rekhi ,Thai massage, child delivery at home, music therapy.. the list of ideas have been exported and re imported is long and growing.
Ancient Indians have always been acclaimed for their contributions to art ,literature philosophy, and all branches of knowledge . Unfortunately the contribution made in the field of science and technologies have remained relatively unknown.
It is important to have an alternate mindset to change the common understanding of the mass that of western acceptance is only valued knowledge.
Exercise left with us is
Uncovering the manuscript wealth of Inida.
Reaching Sanskrit to the scientist community.
Ref: Pride of India: A glimpse into India’s Scientific Heritage by Sanskrita Bharati.
Nalanda University was the first great university in recorded history and one of the world's first residential university as it had dormitories for students. It is also one of the most famous universities. In its heyday, it accommodated over 10,000 students and 2,000 teachers.
At its peak, the university attracted scholars and students from Korea, Japan, China, Tibet, Indonesia, Turkey, Greece, and Persia. The subjects taught included religion, history, law, linguistics, medicine, public health, architecture, metallurgy, pharmacology, sculpture andastronomy.
Notable scholars who studied at Nalanda included Emperor Ashoka, Harshavardhana, Vasubandhu, Dharmapala, Suvishnu, Asanga,Silabhadra, Dharmakirti, Shantarakshita, Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Padmasambhava (the reputed founder of Buddhism in Tibet), Xuanzang andHwui Li.