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by pandyan
29 Jun 2017 19:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5585
Views: 516031

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

IA used to fly dorniers right? I remember flying in one
by pandyan
29 Jun 2017 16:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 657654

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Nobody in private sector showed interest
by pandyan
13 Jun 2017 06:08
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1146130

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions-May 2017

Is Nag/Namica/derivatives primarily meant for the deserts? What about NE border? How is the sensor performance at high altitude/cooler climates?
by pandyan
02 Jun 2017 15:09
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 3547
Views: 452512

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

8) from comments: Yeah serve the enemies beer, it's easier to **** em when they are drunk
by pandyan
28 May 2017 18:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1577
Views: 247294

Re: India's Power Sector

How do they plan for general degradation and efficiency reduction of solar panels as they age. Any idea on how often panels need replacement?
by pandyan
26 May 2017 11:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 777245

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Throw a net like catching fish and bring back home
by pandyan
19 May 2017 06:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 524
Views: 80234

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

Marten wrote:Volvo likewise was taken over by a Chinese firm, right?

Only car business though.

Truck business is still brisk and owned by swedes. I am seeing a lot of volvo trucks on the road these days in US.
by pandyan
14 May 2017 22:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Manufacturing, image analysis etc easily have 1000s of input features
by pandyan
14 May 2017 22:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

vivek_v - nice series of posts. to add, cloud based ml has made the "compute" accessible without heavy upfront investment and they also provide tools to easily analyze and assess quality of models. second aspect is finding relevant features for complex non-linear fit. in lot of cases simpl...
by pandyan
13 May 2017 04:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

With cloud, ratio of resources managed per head is substantially different. Cloud does all heavy lifting and you need people to configure and monitor. So one person can do the job of 10 or 15. Same thing with cloud developers
by pandyan
07 May 2017 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

in the west it is called premium support or lobbying :mrgreen:
by pandyan
03 May 2017 16:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Few years back a small shop (a small town) owner selling decorative products thought software was fake. His business model was to depend on footfall to his store and have couple of 'runners' (whats the right word for it?) to go somewhere outside to fetch samples based on customer preferences. He tho...
by pandyan
15 Apr 2017 09:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5010
Views: 974812

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

One more thing is that EJ200 was the choice of IAF/ADA but we go for GE because of political pressure & love for our new friends @US. [url=http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-iaf-wants-ej200-engines-for-tejas-but-1320196]IAF wants EJ200 engines for Tejas, but..[/url :roll: that would have been...
by pandyan
13 Apr 2017 10:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 592836

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

It will take 5-10 years for the plants to produce. So long term planning with no immediate change
by pandyan
09 Apr 2017 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3888
Views: 553111

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

http://www.delhidefencereview.com/2017/ ... ake-india/

Salem based company. Suppliers of cockpit canopy seals for trainers and fighters, lubicant oil pumps for dhruv
by pandyan
09 Apr 2017 11:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 290467

Re: Indian Roads Thread

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/chhattisgarh-news-anchor-learns-of-husbands-death-while-reading-live-bulletin-maintains-composure-4605203/ :( :( Chhattisgarh: News anchor learns of husband’s death while reading live bulletin, finishes telecast Chhattisgarh: Supreet Kaur had heard enough to kn...
by pandyan
07 Apr 2017 09:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791640

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

New Indian Order Brings Barak-8 Order Book to US$ 5 Billion http://defense-update.com/20170406_mrsam-3.html This article has details on $$$ breakdown. Total contract value $2.5B. DRDO portion is $900M and IAI part $1.6B. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the Indian Ministry of Defense signed a c...
by pandyan
06 Apr 2017 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791640

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

What would be DRDOs contribution portion in $$$ terms. It would be nice to have that number
by pandyan
27 Mar 2017 10:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 657654

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

Don't get me wrong, I think that getting extra 80 Mk1A and 120 Mk2 using a parallel private line should be better for our mil-industrial capabilities as well as for easier transition to AMCA production. But, I do not think that IAF has enough confidence in probably both LCA and HAL to do that. So, ...
by pandyan
25 Mar 2017 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5010
Views: 974812

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

And he had to wait 2.5years to get approval for testing his gun. Approval never came so he flew it US to test it. Required ITAR and variety of other clearances. Thats 2.5 years lost. Only after seeing the video of gun test did local MOD and Army guys took him seriously It will be interesting to see ...
by pandyan
24 Mar 2017 19:26
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 750290

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Interesting discussion. Was the need for WLR identified during kargil or even before that?
by pandyan
23 Mar 2017 18:40
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Artillery: News & Discussion
Replies: 4827
Views: 750290

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

How come the same/similar radar on pakistani side worked so well? Both were supplied by US Right?
by pandyan
18 Mar 2017 11:16
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 997
Views: 183063

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

He also briefly mentioned about aesa radar(?) for lca from sweden
by pandyan
18 Mar 2017 04:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5010
Views: 974812

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

NAMO would ask Shri Gouda to present in his mother tongue :twisted: and go after our genius here to recover all the investment country made on him
by pandyan
16 Mar 2017 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 345857

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Brar saar - thank you! how does it work in the context of indian subcontinent...does it mean that all terrain data in/around India is continuously mapped and updated by honeywell?
by pandyan
16 Mar 2017 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3764
Views: 345857

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

^^ Looks like it is TAWS Equipment + Data Subscription. Data Subscription looks more like a GPS upgrade scam :eek: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is to equip six new Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft equipped with the Terrain Awareness Warning System (TAWS), it was disclosed on 15 March...
by pandyan
14 Mar 2017 04:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 5425
Views: 657654

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

If IAF loves grippen they should have picked as the first choice only no for mrca? Now it feels like they want grippen because they dont want f solah (sounds more like us presidential election).

Anyway they will be happy with what goi decides even if it is only fbsolah or lca
by pandyan
07 Mar 2017 12:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 96114

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

Thank you Aarvee
by pandyan
05 Mar 2017 22:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 96114

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

Aarvee saar - what is your opinion on this?

Biomedical Analyses of a Holistic Peanut Allergy Treatment: NAET
https://www.naet.com/pdfs/peanutAllergy.pdf
by pandyan
03 Mar 2017 00:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 96114

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

Thank you Aarvee.

So, this is a short term fix for specific allergies? I heard something similar from a doctor here who recommended a several month injection plan...but was mentioning something like a more permanent relief.

Also, any known side-effects? Seems like GMO if I am not wrong...
by pandyan
02 Mar 2017 17:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 96114

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

Aarvee wrote:Recombinant anti-IgE antibody injection is the newer biotech option


no saar please...could you kindly explain the above in plain english? what does it mean?
by pandyan
01 Mar 2017 10:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 791640

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

disha wrote:Out with Agni and in with PDV., that is in terms of beauty contest!

Check out the image of PDV in this blog http://www.delhidefencereview.com/2017/02/25/hit-kill-successfully-demonstrated-drdos-pdv-interceptor/

That is one evil looking missile :twisted:
by pandyan
01 Mar 2017 09:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Biotech News & Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 96114

Re: Indian Biotech News & Discussion

interesting work saar.

is there any biotech solution for treating allergies like food allergy?
by pandyan
25 Feb 2017 21:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Yogi saar good to hear your perspective!
I decided to start on my own as well and launched few online courses on ML, Python etc
by pandyan
25 Feb 2017 18:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

In the US, tax policies encourage you to actively invest in 401K for post retirement use (interest rates are so low FDs are not attractive). and vast majority of that money flows into MF. just imagine the clout these $100s of Billion to $$trillion funds have in the market. Some do sweep up large apa...
by pandyan
24 Feb 2017 17:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2587
Views: 334909

Re: Military Flight Safety

Sir how do the services maintain the knowledge when they push the limits?

In ITvity world it will be called as tribal knowledge and only a handful would know how far to push the limits and outcome
by pandyan
24 Feb 2017 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1170644

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

All Chinese printed maps, globes now show Kashmir as a separate country. Since China is the printer of the world, every country will see and use these new maps and globes.
by pandyan
21 Feb 2017 21:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Marten wrote:Sanjayc, please explain how this will enable access to the data itself? You do know that installing software is not the same as giving access to data?


+1. worst case is some form of backdoor. MongoDB is a opensource project so if there is a backdoor, we would already know about it.
by pandyan
21 Feb 2017 21:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1097
Views: 150272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Both Europe and US have data residency rules, India can make something similar to that and force the providers to hold data India and make them liable for any unauthorized access by a 3rd party. yes, that needs to be explicitly stated in the policy document. Cloud providers typically have to confor...
by pandyan
21 Feb 2017 07:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 777245

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

arshyam wrote:


If this where how to make dosa video:
Dosa batter that I have in the front was two days in the making, you take it put it to on a tawa and after few minutes flip it around. It is exciting!

Hope there is more drooling stuff like we see with phoren fighters

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