The remaking of war; Part 1: Risk of 19th Century international politics being pursued using 21st Century military means looms large
This is the first part of a series on the evolution of war and warfare across decades. Over the course of these articles, the relationship between technology and war will be put under the magnifying glass
WhatsApp hack: Congress should wait for facts to emerge rather than float conspiracy theories about Modi govt snooping
There are a lot of unanswered questions and loopholes in the narrative, but that hasn’t stopped the Congress from accusing the BJP-led NDA government of snooping and calling on the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognisance of these “illegal activities” and “hold the government to account”.
WhatsApp hack: Pegasus scandal highlights India's self-destructive lack of oversight over its intelligence services
In 2018, Citizen Lab first published findings demonstrating that an Israeli company, NSO Group, had exploited vulnerabilities in operating systems to create Pegasus, a system capable of hijacking targeted phones
He killed himself at the age of 41 after facing chemical castration under Victorian-era homophobic laws.
Alan Turing may be best known for decrypting German messages created by their enigma machine in World War II.
On 27 September, Google completes 20 years of its existence, and boy have they made this day fun!
Section 377 is gone, but the fact that it took 71 years, and a court to do it, raises questions on Indian democracy
While one should be grateful that India has finally done away with Section 377, a law it should never have had in independent India, one should ponder about why it remained for 71 years and why it took a court to outlaw it
Nvidia’s biggest business of chips that let video gamers play with improved graphics, grew 35 percent.
Scientists at University of Manchester have developed a ‘magical computer’ that can grow as they compute.
Bletchley Park, where Turing cracked the Enigma code, to host UK's first national college of cyber education
It was once the home of Britain's codebreakers during World War Two. Now more than 70 years later, Bletchley Park is preparing to host the UK's first national college of cyber education, with a first intake of students starting in September 2018.
From The Man Who Knew Infinity to The Imitation Game, A Beautiful Mind and The Theory of Everything, maths in the movies makes for thrilling viewing
When taking simple decisions, neurons in the brain apply the same statistical trick used by Alan Turing to help break Germany's Enigma code during World War II, a new study reveals.
The Imitation Game is blessed to have a supporting cast with actors like Mark Strong who are able to rally around the hybrid of Sherlock and Turing that Cumberbatch plays
The star power of British actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his new film "The Imitation Game" could bring Turing's triumph and tragedy to a broad audience beyond Britain, where Queen Elizabeth recently pardoned the man who inspired the modern computer with his "Turing machine."
Alan Turing was gay, and 1950s Britain punished the mathematician's sexuality with a criminal conviction, intrusive surveillance and hormone treatment meant to extinguish his sex drive.
Turing was jailed for being a homosexual and allegedly committed suicide using cyanide after being put through 'organo therapy'.
If you go to the Google homepage today, you will see the belt of binary that will eventually spell out the word 'Google' (note, the interactivity