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Promoting Public Understanding of Emerging Technologies:

Promoting Public Understanding of Emerging Technologies: The 4th Industrial Age is upon us, and a clutch of different but inter-related technologies are developing at an exponential face. It is mind boggling to just notice what AI could do in 2017, … Continue reading

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Data Protection: an important balancing challenge

Data Protection: an important balancing challenge  It is a general attribute of modern societies that all their members have a right to own property. In its earlier forms property was always tangible and either immovable ( lands and buildings) or … Continue reading

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Become a lifelong learner:

Course announcement : LAT13: Become a lifelong learner: It is now almost universally accepted  that to succeed in the coming 4th Industrial Age driven by Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning, in the era of rapid change, it is crucial to … Continue reading

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Mission 2020

Mission 2020: Building a nation of lifelong learners In June 2000, the Planning Commission set up a committee to draw up a vision 2020, which report (http://planningcommission.nic.in/reports/genrep/pl_vsn2020.pdf ) was published in December 2002. We have less time than what the … Continue reading

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STEM in 2020: a national priority

Addressing the STEM image problem needs to be a national priority : After the bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, on the 6th and 9th August 1945, the USA was the world’s undisputed technology leader until 4th October 1957, when the … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence:

Making Sense of Artificial Intelligence: This course is designed to introduce the course participants to the key ideas of Artificial Intelligence and its applications in various domains to illustrate the famous quote of Andrew Ng that’ AI is the new … Continue reading

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Happiness Unlocked !!

Happiness Unlocked: Happiness Unlocked !! : A course on Happiness, for the lifelong learner Duration 3 months The main goal of all human activities and endeavours seems to be to seek happiness. The American Constitution …..life, liberty and the pursuit … Continue reading

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