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Welcome to my website! Here's a little about me. I completed my Master of Science in Physics (Nuclear Physics) in the early 1980s from what was then called the University of Bombay. I took up teaching in a college immediately and taught various branches of physics such as nuclear physics, atomic physics, electromagnetism, classical mechanics, electrostatics, analog, digital electronics, etc.

Computer science was introduced as a subject at college level around the mid-80s and since my college had no teacher for that subject, I took up the challenge and learned, almost by myself, basics of programming and computer science. Those were the days of IBM PCs with 2 floppy drives (A: and B:), that ran MS-DOS and programming was in GWBASIC (a variant of BASICA), COBOL, FORTRAN 77, dBase III+, and of course, Pascal. By then computing bug had bitten me too and I started using programming for various tasks, including the 'boring' administrative tasks, and the exciting tasks of writing programs that simulate certain phenomena in physics - radioactive decay, projectile motion, capacitor charge/discharge, pendulum behavior, etc.

Soon I 'graduated' to C, C++, Java, 'advanced' Java, Python, C# and taught many subjects of computer science and IT such as computer graphics, computational mathematics, computer networks, programming, operating systems, data structures, financial applications of Excel, scientific applications of spreadsheets, etc.

I have also authored books on computers for Third Year B. Com and Second Year B. Com (University of Mumbai) and BMS (Computer concepts for management students).

My special interest in writing is in writing on physics, competitive exams in physics, programming, electronics, and computer science.

I am passionate about science, technology, and education. Through this site I am sharing my thoughts on learning and teaching physics, computer science and also, occasionally, mathematics and statistics. I am sharing ideas on how to study (or learn, although both these words are not synonymous) physics, experimental techniques in physics, how to make notes on physics, computer science, mathematics and statistics This information should be of interest to all students of physics at all levels, K-12, IGCSE, IB, AS/A levels), HSC, and undergraduate levels of science and other equivalent exams.

At this time, I engross myself by learning the, almost mysterious, subjects of data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

I am happy to share my thoughts and will appreciate any feedback. Come on board, and let’s see how we can make this planet a better place!

Mukesh Tekwani

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    We use our mobile for many activities everyday – booking plane tickets, placing orders for groceries, chatting, financial transactions, travelling, translating, food delivery, ride-hailing, learning…. so its natural to assume that smartphones will rule this decade starting 2020. But, Baidu… Read More ›

  • Top 5 Programming Languages of 2020

    So you have been bitten by the coding bug and want to learn programming? That’s good news because computer programmers are still in high demand. As technology-based devices and services boom across the globe, this demand will only increase with… Read More ›

  • What is 2FA?

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  • AI and Data Science Courses on Udemy

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  • The Wonders of Physics

    Physics is the most basic of all sciences and along with mathematics forms an essential part of study. The numerous applications of physics to communications, space research, medicine, and even branches as diverse as financial engineering only show the vast… Read More ›

  • Live Commerce

    The convergence of ecommerce and livestreaming is transforming shopping. This convergence is called live commerce. This new trend of mixing two technologies is revolutionizing shopping. Amazon popularised ecommerce and has enabled people to buy products that they could only see… Read More ›

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    Too much of a good thing can be bad. That’s true of Internet also. Being connected 24 x 7 to WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc can lead to a lifestyle that is not very productive and can also cause severe… Read More ›

  • God?

    In his last book “Brief Answers to the Big Questions”, Stephen Hawking the late theoretical physicist declared that “There is no God”. The British scientist suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). According to Hawking, “for centuries  it was… Read More ›