But over that same period, Amazon did something else that has transformed home delivery without as much buzz. It effectively built from scratch its own network of package centers, trucks and delivery vans that now handle a majority of Amazon customer orders that used to be dropped off by the Postal Service, UPS or other parcel companies. … [Read more...] about Amazon’s biggest leap was boring
“You could say it’s the illusion of interactivity you’re experiencing when you’re watching my drones,” Tempest, who has been a director’s fellow at the MIT Media Lab and taught a course there on using magic as technology design inspiration, told the streaming audience for the talk at the Association for Computing Machinery’s well-known graphics conference. “They would do everything they do without me even being there.” … [Read more...] about What magic can teach us about the future of technology, according to an MIT magician
Chef Amrita Raichand added another feather to her cap as she and her cooking show for children called 'Mummy Ka Magic' was recognised by a major international magazine, Tatler Asia, in a list of ‘7 Cooking Show Hostesses from Around the Globe’. … [Read more...] about Chef Amrita Raichand features in Tatler Asia for her long running cooking show
LJP and JD (U) are two of the three major partners in the Bihar NDA -- the third being the BJP. The saffron party has, so far, kept away from the squabble -- and it has its own reasons for doing so. According to an Indian Express report, it has been indicated to the BJP that the party can have an equal number of MLC seats, but it will have to contest them on a BJP ticket without conceding any to the LJP. … [Read more...] about Why are NDA allies JD(U)-LJP engaged in tussle ahead of Bihar polls?
"… we were very selective in allowing projects that impacted the wilderness or the habitat of wild life. Indeed, we were criticised by industrialists and those who thought we were being too restrictive. But I believe that if a proper balance is not firmly held, the results are deleterious and self-defeating," he said at the event. … [Read more...] about UPA govt was criticised for being too restrictive’ in giving green nods: Manmohan