One code to rule them all: Writing cross-platform application from single codebase using Corona SDK

On June 23, 2013, in App Development, Blog, Technology, by Amiya
Mobile is going to be the next big thing. With an estimated worth of over $25 billion by 2015, Flurry expects mobile consumption to exceed TV and web very soon. Unfortunately the mobile market is severely fragmented both in terms of the hardware as well as the software. There are… Read the full article
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Lateral Inhibition: create your own optical illusions!

On October 16, 2011, in Blog, Computer Vision and IP, Entertainment, Research, Technology, by Amiya
EDIT: I changed the code a bit so that the strips appear horizontal rather than vertical. The advantage of it is that the hidden image can be revealed just by rapidly scrolling up and down...(while you do so fix your eye at the center). The illusion is really cool.… Read the full article

PhD Nerds – Say no to L2

On April 22, 2011, in Blog, Comics, PhD nerds, Technology, by Amiya
The concept of distance is an essential one in almost every field of engineering. While distance for most means the same thing, in reality there are an infinite ways to measure distance. These measure are known as norms in mathematics. What we use in our everyday life is known as… Read the full article
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PhD Nerds – Validate HTML flowchart

On March 15, 2011, in Comics, PhD nerds, Technology, by Amiya
Even though I am a big fan of Microsoft when it comes to cross browser compatibility I hate them. The large market share of internet explorer has allowed Microsoft to exploit the market from eternity. Their non compliance to standards is just a way of saying "Who's your daddy?" to… Read the full article
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How to batch compress images without loss of quality

On January 15, 2011, in Blog, Entertainment, Technology, Video, by Amiya
In this youtube video I show how I compressed over 12 000 images from over 21GB to less than 2 GB for my digital photo frame. The  video will tell you how to batch compress an image without any appreciable loss of quality using free software easily and efficiently. The… Read the full article
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Full Screen Flash on Dual Monitors – Patch for Chrome

On December 14, 2010, in Blog, Technology, Video, by Amiya
EDIT: With the latest version of Chrome, you may face some problem. In case it wont work right away Type "about:plugins" in to chrome, then press the little "+" sign next to details in the top right. Disable PepperFlash\pepflashplayer.dll (listed under flash) That should fix it.
It is really frustrating… Read the full article
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Artificial Soul

On November 17, 2010, in Blog, irregular, Philosophy, Technology, by Amiya
If you can recreate each and every neuron and its interconnections, you can (re)create an artificial brain which is exactly like ours - conscious, thinking, self evaluating, intelligent and capable of dreaming and feeling; put appropriately - an  artificial life with an artificial soul!
Some may deem the statement as … Read the full article

An open letter to Idea Care

On June 2, 2010, in Entertainment, irregular, Technology, by Amiya

What the Idea netsetter ad should have been.

Dear Sir/Madam This is regarding Idea Net Setter connection, ph. no. 9848259630 SIM no. 701200002278564 which I took from Idea kiosk Mehendipatanam, Hyderabad on 27th June 2009. The connection was activated on 30th night. Although your representative (Mr. Srinivas) warned me that… Read the full article
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Solar Powered Base Stations – Future of Communication in India

On May 29, 2010, in Blog, Energy, Photovoltaics, Research, Serious, Technology, by Amiya

A sadhu on mobile!

We live in exponential times and what animates it is information and communication. Today economy runs not on money but on bits and bytes gushing through the internet backbone. Not long back cellphones were a rare thing. The ability to communicate from anywhere, anytime was reserved… Read the full article
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