Killing microbes with Bubbles

On August 11, 2020 by anon

If you look into Google search statistics for the search ‘wash hands with soap’, you will find that the term saw a tremendous growth in popularity in the month of March.[1] This trend is quite easily explained as this was around the time when people started to understand the importance […]

Filesystem over S3 : s3backer

On July 25, 2020 by Aaruni Kaushik

Note : This note is a reprint of an article from my personal blog, with minor modifications. What is S3? Amazon S3 or Amazon Simple Storage Service is a service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that provides object storage through a web service interface. Amazon S3 uses the same […]

Leidenfrost Effect

On July 21, 2020 by Aaruni Kaushik

Can you heat water so quickly, that it refuses to boil? If you think not, I have some news for you! Enter Dr Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost. In 1756, Dr Leidenfrost wrote the book De Aquae Communis Nonnullis Qualitatibus Tractatus. In the book, he recorded over a hundred properties relating to […]

In Conversation with Anasuya Gupta

On July 11, 2020 by Promit Ray

The following post features an interview with Ms. Anasauya Gupta, CEO and Managing Director of CICO Technologies Ltd (CTL). CTL, known for its brand CICO, is among India’s largest and most trusted construction chemical companies. Established in 1930, CICO also has a marked presence in Africa as well as elsewhere […]

Weaving Social Change through Conscious Fashion

On April 19, 2020 by Promit Ray

Sustainability is now a buzzword dominating the global agenda. The United Nations (UN) has adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), a blueprint for the welfare of the people and the planet. However, the concept of sustainability is still hazy and evolving, especially in the world of fashion. It is no […]

LOCKDOWN: Time to Unlock Our Inner Resilience

On April 15, 2020 by anon

The world health organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic on the 11th of March, 2020. Most of us are experiencing a pandemic for the first time in our lives. It came as an unplanned event in our ‘normal’ routine and marked the next couple of weeks as either […]

Standing In Two Shadows

On April 12, 2020 by anon

All of these women were significant contributors to advances that brought fame and recognition to their male colleagues, recognition that bypassed them in their time. The stories of those advances however do contain within them the stories of these overlooked women, even if one has to look to find them. […]