My Answer to the question on Quora: As a B.Tech computer science student, your main applications will be programming in Java, C#/C++, Python, cloud computing (maybe with AWS), some version of SQL, applications and the usual stuff like MS Office,… Read More ›
Take part in a worldwide “teachable moment” and bring students along for the ride as NASA lands a rover on Mars February 18! The site https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/mission-to-mars-student-challenge/ has all the details of this exciting opportunity for students to take part in… Read More ›
The lectures will be livestreamed on Cambridge University’s YouTube and Facebook channels: https://www.facebook.com/events/423191425527230/ They will also be livestreamed on the CTC’s own YouTube channel, along with the panel discussion afterwards:
Just Released NASA Science Calendar for 2021/2022 Stunning. Informative. Enlightening.
Question Asked by a Teacher – Should I go for teaching online if I am not getting offline teaching jobs? But I don’t have experience of online teaching.
I don’t think that’s proper. The difference between online teaching and offline teaching (classroom teaching in a college / school) is the difference between gully cricket and Test cricket, it is the difference between cinema and theatre, …. You get… Read More ›
C, C++, C#, Java, Python are programming languages. HTML is the abbreviation for Hyper Text Markup Language. Although the word ‘Language’ forms a part of HTML, HTML is a markup language for Internet. What does ‘markup’ mean? Think of markup… Read More ›
What is the value of NPTEL online certification courses? Will they help in pursuing further education in a different major, or in placements?
My answer : These are still untested territories. You can use NPTEL and other online courses to brush up on a subject or for an introduction to a subject. But frankly, just doing NPTEL and other online courses may not… Read More ›
I have been teaching programming for close to 35 years and I assure you that there is no particular order in which you have to learn programming languages. Each programming language is independent so follow your syllabus or your need… Read More ›
One of the strangest books on Quantum Mechanics is Quantum Computing Since Democritus, by the well-know quantum computing theorist, Scott Aaronson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). This book takes readers on a tour through some of the deepest ideas of mathematics,… Read More ›
“Should examinations be eliminated this year as online studies are new for many students?” I was asked this question on Quora and here is my response: No. Exams should not be eliminated this year. Sure, online education is new but… Read More ›
Consider this: why are you buying a laptop? Will you be doing programming on it? If you will be doing programming then will you have to carry the laptop to your college or university? If no, you probably need to… Read More ›
The original question asked mentioned the brand name of the apps. I have removed the names of those apps for two reasons: (1) not to invite any meaningless comments and meaningless criticism, and (2) not to give any inadvertent publicity… Read More ›
This is a very Important and timely question. I don’t think correspondence courses in traditional form are now of any use. These courses must be replaced with internet based online courses which will have a wider reach throughout the country… Read More ›