Just finished quick reading

“The Science and Technology of Growing Young” by Sergey Young — the Longevity Guy

and I must say how beautifully it has been written. Everyone deserves to read it. Hence, I decided to post notes from the bonus chapter as I found it very informative.

My…


Recently I read “Start with Why by Simon Sinek” and found it very inspiring and practical. It reinforces the idea that everything has to be driven by a purpose. Here are my quick notes from the book.

  • Inspirational leaders start by identifying their purpose, cause or vision.
  • How explains the…

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  • It enables you to extract the insights from your videos using Video Analyzer for Media video and audio models.
  • To start extracting insights with Video Analyzer for Media, you need to create an account and upload videos. …

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PowerApps is a no/low code application development platform. Apart from facilitating faster application development, it allows non-professional developers to develop software.

As it is a hosted & shared platform, it comes with some platform protections in form of limits and throttling to ensure a bad piece of software does not…


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“Empathy gives birth to kindness”

Empathy and Compassion are two of the key attributes of Emotional Intelligence. And what is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence is all about being aware of our own and others’ emotions. But being aware is not enough, ability to manage them for the benefit of our…


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I will care and feel proud of the work I do.

I will constantly find ways to become better professional. This is a lifetime commitment.

I will help our customers to achieve what they want to achieve, in the most efficient way.

I will share my knowledge with less-experienced software craftsman as moral obligation.


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Covid-19 is going to bring some fundamental changes to workplace technology. Few pre-covid trends will get accelerated while others may get reversed. Here are few note able changes we can expect:

  1. Virtual meetings will turn into VR meetings to bring in more conference room kind settings.
  2. Large single organization office…

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Dr. Rupert Maclean shares his views on effects of current pandemic on future of education.

  1. Increase role of technology in education.
  2. Technology has facilitated interaction over internet but face to face still very important.
  3. Education is more about human aspects than just knowledge transfer.
  4. Rise of independent learners.
  5. Rise in remote learning in long term which will impact how we train teachers.
  6. 21st Century skills — Multiple Intelligence. Not just Science or Math but things like Empathy, Social Skills. Resolve conflicts through discussion.

Listen to the full episode here

Episode 4: Dr. Rupert Maclean on Emerging Trends and Pandemic Effects: The Future of Education by SN Library Link | Free Listening on SoundCloud


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Creative Briefs are usually associated with the Marketing Industry where it is a document used to describe the creative deliverables like images, web design, etc.

It is the first document prepared either by the customer or in close collaboration with the customer which states the purpose of the project undertaken…


AI’s biggest untapped opportunity lies outside the software industry

— Andrew NG

The Alan Turing Institute has recently published a white paper on current state of Data Science within Humanities.

It not only covers the opportunities which we uncover by bringing the two fields together but also challenges which need to be solved first. The key being how professionals from two fields differ in their approaches, methods and tools they use. The paper concludes with recommendations on how to solve these challenges.

https://www.turing.ac.uk/news/what-can-humanities-do-data-science

Vikas Goyal

Software Craftsman

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