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Net Neutrality: Everything you need to know.

Net Neutrality is principle where Internet Service Providers have to treat all the data on the website equally i.e. hindering them from charging differently for various websites, content, platform applications or method of communication from different users.

The term Net Neutrality was coined by Tim Wu, professor at Columbia University in 2003. One of the example of violation of Net neutrality principle is Comcast, America’s global telecommunication conglomerate, the largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world. Internet service provider Comcast throttled the uploads from peer-to-peer file sharing applications using forged packets. Comcast illegally inhibited it users from using the high speed Internet service from using the popular file sharing software Bit Torrent. This is an example of discrimination by protocol i.e. favoring or blocking information based on aspects of communication protocols used by computers to communicate.

Another factor leading to violation of…

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845: Everything you need to know

Snapdragon 835 has already ruled the flagship segment phones of 2017 and now in 2018, Snapdragon has introduced its upcoming chip for flagship devices of 2018.  This chipset comes with significant improvements on board, ranging from improved modem to improved processing power. This chip heavily focus on multimedia , virtual reality and security. So lets dive into everything this chip has to offer next year’s flagship smartphones.

Faster Performance:

Snapdragon 845 is build on Samsung’s 10nm LPP FinFet technology. It boasts new Kryo 385 CPU architecture and an upgraded Adreno 630 GPU. In comparison to its first generation, it uses second generation 10nm node that offers 10 percent higher performance and 15 percent lower power consumption, . Overall Qualcomm promises of 25 performance uplift compared with the last generation Snapdragon 835. Chip now comes with 2 MB shared L3 cache which improves task and memory sharing capabilities within different core types in shared clust…

Impact of AI on Human Employments

Here comes the answer to most argued topic about how the jobs will be affected with enhancement of AI. According to Gratner AI will create 2.3 Million Jobs in 2020, while Eliminating 1.8 Million. 2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator.

The number of jobs that will be affected by AI are going to vary from industry to industry, through 2019, healthcare, the public sector and education will see continuously growing job demand while manufacturing will be hit the hardest.

Gartner identified another predictions related to AI’s impact on the workplace:

Most of the highly repeatable tasks are already being managed by AI where large quantity of decisions and observations needs to be analyzes for various patterns. However applying AI to less repeated tasks will yield superior result, but if AI assists human in non-routine work, it will produce more beneficial results than AI or humans working alone can.

Samsung Pay: What is it, how does it works.

It has been for a while we have been using plastic cards as mode of payment. All we needed to do is swipe the card and payment is done. As we are carrying multiple cards it becomes difficult to carry all of them and as mobile payment system is growing Samsung wants its own mobile payment system, known as Samsung Pay. It will replace all plastic cards in your wallet. It works in all stores including older magnetic strip point machines.

Since Android Pay and Apple pay use NFC for communication at payment terminals, this requires retailers to upgrade the hardware of machines to accept contactless payments. So recognizing this need Samsung used different approach by encompassing all that Android Pay has to offer and adding additional support. Samsung pay supports MST know as Magnetic Secure Transmission, thus it can accept payment in the readers which require swiping cards.

Samsung Pay was introduced with Galaxy Note 5 and now all mobile phones launched by Samsung support this tech even …

Tesla Roadster: Worlds fastest production car.

Elon Musk surprised everyone by unveiling the upcoming Roadster which will be second generation car as the first roadster came into production in 2008 and was discontinued in 2012 ending its four year journey. First generation Roadster was the first car unveiled by Tesla and its success was crucial for the company's future. Model S was launched using the money earned after selling first generation Roadster.

Since the production of Roadster first generation everyone questioned Musk about the second generation Roadster. To their answers Musk unveiled it during Tesla Semi launch and surprised everyone. According to Musk base model of car will do 0 to 100kmph in 1.9 seconds making it the fastest production car and also first car to break under 2 seconds record. It would travel quarter mile in mere 8.9 seconds . More importantly, it is four seater car and rear seats will have enough space for kids to sit.

Currently Koenigsegg Agera R is worlds fastest production car. It is powered by …