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by RohitH
24 Aug 2020 18:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Education System
Replies: 3795
Views: 299289

Re: Indian Education System

India needs a career path of "Divinity" too. In US and Europe, there is a lucrative career path of “Divinity”. Students do bachelors and masters in divinity. In these courses, they are taught religious text, christian philosphy, giving sermons (public speaking), human psychology, detecting...
by RohitH
17 Jun 2020 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 954885

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

It is also very important to compile and release a list of products that we need to manufacture in India and the quantity of those items imported from china. That shall be the first step realistic baby step towards total substitution of such products. Otherwise the responsibility will solely rest u...
by RohitH
10 Jun 2020 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 954885

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

All these CAPS by IAF near Karachi, India digging heels asking China to first move back and verify before India shows "some" reciprocity are all painful situations for the two neighbors. This will continue until either there is negotiated settlement in India's favor or sharp short war for ...
by RohitH
09 Jun 2020 18:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 954885

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

There is one more important thing he mentions. It has been niggling me why we did not up the hill and land on back Chinese positions on Finger 8. Gen Panag mentioned the heights were under Chinese control. So now it is more clear. That was half truth. We were able to bypass Finger 4, last year. by ...
by RohitH
09 Jun 2020 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 954885

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

An objective analysis of India and China's defense capabilities. It was published in March this year. The only caveat is numbers quoted are from January 2018 but the larger picture is very much in line with what folks have been sharing here. https://www.belfercenter.org/publication/strategic-posture...
by RohitH
18 Apr 2020 06:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Georgia State University virologist Mukesh Kumar ramped up a testing protocol in February just after reports emerged of the first U.S. cases of COVID-19, and on April 15, he released his findings about a promising candidate called auranofin. Auranofin is a compound that contains gold and has been us...
by RohitH
25 Feb 2020 08:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The Next Pandemic Is Out There. Is the Private Sector Ready? (November 8, 2019) A Pandemic Response Board is formed, made up of business leaders, public health experts, and representatives from the Centers for Disease Control. The Board is intended to coordinate the public and private plans for sto...
by RohitH
23 Feb 2020 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Despite multiple posters here giving golden certificates to the Chinese govt for a job well done and expressing fears about Indian governments' lack of interest in such shiny photos, this epidemic is one thing that shows the limits of their form of command-governance. If US can convince folks to se...
by RohitH
22 Feb 2020 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

You know, like UB ji said above, they might be making things way worse with those forced quarantines, especially the ones where they weld apartment doors shut or force families into refrigerator-sized cartons. Or like that cruise ship. IMO, this seems more like desi katta getting misfired ( anyone ...
by RohitH
17 Feb 2020 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Woohoo!! Now all ulanbatoris can come out crashing from those apartments, sealed by chini army, swinging and dancing like zombies in that "Thriller" music video of the 1980s. They can also enjoy ripping off those white and blue face masks from scared humans and increase zombie population. ...
by RohitH
16 Feb 2020 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Homeopathy drug Arsenicum album 30 as prophylactic medicine for prevention of infection

http://pharmabiz.com/NewsDetails.aspx?aid=121184&sid=1
by RohitH
31 Jan 2020 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Regarding the Kerala girl infected with virus She landed in Kolkata on 23rd jan at night Arrived at kochi 24th 3pm Arrived home thrissur 10pm No symptoms till then Flu symptoms appears, she contacts officials on 27th Jan and is quarantined https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/thrissur-on-high-ale...
by RohitH
31 Jan 2020 03:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7495
Views: 785495

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Unbelievable !!. People are inside these homes and they are locking them up. Is this the way to quarantine sick people ?? :|
If they are sick then this will make sure no help reaches them and they will be dead. Insane!!
by RohitH
28 Jan 2020 09:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4993
Views: 909442

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

China's top virus lab is in Wuhan. In July 2019.. two Chinese scientist with all there students were removed from Canada's level 4 virus lab... One of them was coronavirus expert. Just before that a Chinese national was arrested on Manitoba north Dakota border carrying ebola virus material. The kind...
by RohitH
05 Sep 2019 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 561416

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^^^ this phenomenon is known as 'mera pind, mera lahore ' syndrome. most self declared liberal elites based in north india and new delhi including bureaucrats in 70's,80's,90's had this problem.thankfully no more. Irony is that this gentleman is an ex-indian army officer and took part in Operation ...
by RohitH
05 Sep 2019 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 561416

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pravin Sawhney being friends ( muslims or non-muslims ) from any country is not a problem. But writing books with titles such as these : "Why India can't defeat pakistan or china in a war" and "What if India finds itself involved in a two front war with China and Pakistan" seems ...
by RohitH
03 Jun 2019 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 179474

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

True. Education needs to be democratized. Both central and state governments should stop prescribing who can learn what and when. For example : Create a national roster of languages and share information on rich literature and linguistic history of every indian language and career opportunities tha...
by RohitH
03 Jun 2019 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 179474

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

I am also expecting good education reforms focused on innovation and skill orientation. There is a horrible trend of pushing a lot of content with not enough time for kids to think and innovate. True. Education needs to be democratized. Both central and state governments should stop prescribing who...
by RohitH
28 May 2019 22:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 11991

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

Rather than thinking of villages as single units, I'd guess a cluster of villages around a more urbanised hub would be a more practical way of looking at it. Secondary level schools and primary healthcare in villages with higher secondary and undergrad/pg level, speciality hospitals level at the hu...
by RohitH
28 May 2019 07:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 11991

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

UBji our villagers needs understanding of basic cash flow and risk involved in their life decisions. These can be investing in cultivation of a certain crop without understanding the quantum of risk ( following the herd mentality instead of objective decision making ) , taking loan at very high inte...
by RohitH
28 May 2019 05:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 11991

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

Emailed at ubatori at geemail.
by RohitH
28 May 2019 03:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 11991

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

One would do better to come up with reasons why learning Bharatiya ItihAsa and Samskrtam lead to a job and a wealthy life. Might be something in AI but I am too ignorant to think of it. Bhartiya Itihas and sanskriti can give more than just well paid jobs.We don’t need AI for this to happen :) Here’...
by RohitH
27 May 2019 21:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 11991

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

Democratize education : A) Craft a series of top grade YouTube videos for every grade in vernacular languages.Lessons that can be accessed on phones. B) Any kid willing to learn or a parent/guardian trying to teach should be able to use them. C) 100% online tests / examinations with unlimited number...
by RohitH
04 Apr 2019 20:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

That Mars tensor framework (https://github.com/mars-project/mars ) comes way down the ladder in terms of usage and acceptance compared to tensorflow,keras & pytorch. Alibaba has just started playing same playbook that Google tried during early days of Tensorflow i.e release half baked framework ...
by RohitH
04 Apr 2019 08:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

I knew it! Posting real work will (a) drive away the non-serious and (b) make the Serious disappear because they will be trying to get the code to compile. :mrgreen: :rotfl: https://github.com/search?q=tensor There are 35000 tensor repos in Github and 15794 written in Python along with boatload of ...
by RohitH
03 Apr 2019 08:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

UlanBatori wrote:Dang! Natural intelligence doesn't require one to learn all that, why the artificial variety I wonder.

:lol: :lol:
.. because it's "artificial".. process of building natural intelligence starts with conjugal bliss
by RohitH
03 Apr 2019 07:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Further, an understanding of open source frameworks ( building blocks/implementation of above mathematical concepts ) ,some programming chops to get hands dirty to mess with data and visualize the results ,ability to use tools hosted on cloud hosted infrastructure , broad system / system of systems ...
by RohitH
03 Apr 2019 07:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Negi ji and Arjun Pandit Ji, Maths and I were born for each other, I do some exotic math just as hobby (very niche concerned with my hobby). So ya probability, permutation combo, algebra, calculus, STAT etc. has been my best friend. They do not intimidate me. In fact most of my friend (here at BR a...
by RohitH
27 Mar 2019 21:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

ArjunPandit wrote:
NRao wrote:
Try this. Taja, taja. It is a huge challenge - as far as I hear (not my area of interest).

Hope that helps.

This is where i have a problem, our data, they refine algos and sell it to these countries as CSR, they might charge us for it


Here too it's Google in the fray.. :evil: :evil:
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 23:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

I'm still a "Trainee" here. I can only read but not send private messages on this board.Feel free to PM me.
I've been a "data scientist" for more than two decades.Long before it became a sexy title :lol:
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 21:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

titash wrote:I'm actually not opposed to a BR startup that develops AI technologies for use by the Indian Armed forces - perhaps something that will help us win in Kashmir, or robotics/UAVs etc. Anyone interested? We should do meetups and brainstorming.


I am all for it.
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 21:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Spot on!! 100++ I have been in an AI presales role for the last 4+ years here in the US. A few takeaways: - ***everyone*** has a different definition of what AI means - Most IT Services companies run a body-shop model. There is little to no IP and no incentive to develop it either. They work on a la...
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 19:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Listing the data sources available in India ( only through legal means ) can be a good first step in this thread.
Scraping raw data from internet and running cluster analysis on related terms can take us only so far.
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 18:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Rohit, humans moved from horse/cart approach long back. Right now both are done in parallel. Yes data engineering is important. India has tonnes of data itself in raw format. All it will need is an effort to it. I am all for the effort on my dime.About a year ago I tried to access data for health c...
by RohitH
26 Mar 2019 17:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry
Replies: 291
Views: 33059

Re: AI/Machine Learning, Bharat and Bhartiya IT Industry

Before AI/Machine learning comes access to data pertaining to a problem. Data engineering is the first step of the process to build anything meaningful using AI/ML algorithms.Most Indian programmers are stuck in back end data engineering. Two key requirements for any innovative product development a...
by RohitH
12 Aug 2017 20:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1341071

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Interesting analysis of Doklam standoff outcome in terms of Game Theory

http://www.dailyo.in/variety/doklam-sta ... 18898.html

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