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Welcome to Ithihasa, an Indic History Podcast that explores India’s past. I will take you back in time to examine what I think has either been overlooked or misunderstood. I want to nudge People and make them appreciate our past. Want them to be surprised by the fact that the world today isn't much different from the past. And to explore it in a way that hopefully enlightens us. This is my humble attempt to make it easier for you, to learn India's past in small yet manageable chunks and come ...
 
Far East Travels-Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Anthony Bourdain and National Geographic.-Informative, enlightening, entertaining. Let John Saboe take you on journeys filled with spiritual celebrations and rituals, ancient festivals thrilling wildlife safaris, trekking and climbing quests and a vast array of food cultures. Learn about cultural differences, village life, urban exploration, street food, history and architecture in places like Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Kor ...
 
The Centre for Research on Architecture and Urbanism (CAU), CEPT University brings a podcast series on 'Architecture in India' for students and the interested, to listen, reflect and self-learn in these uncertain and unprecedented times. The pandemic has impacted face-to-face education, and several institutions have taken to online teaching. The podcast series is an attempt to supplement these efforts by offering learning resources in a bandwidth-friendly format. The series comprises audio e ...
 
Intel consistently challenges the laws of physics as it advances chip technology, leading the industry in advances in technology, education, culture, manufacturing and social responsibility. From behind-the-scenes looks into building the latest chips to breaking news updates on the products that will take advantage of the newest advances in chip technology, find out directly from the experts at Intel.
 
On the Contrary by India Development Review (IDR) is a show about listening to people not like us. In every episode, host Arun Maira chats with experts as they share differing perspectives on an issue—caste, environmental sustainability, dissent. The goal is to get people who might sit on different sides of an issue to explore their similarities and differences, and find a new, shared understanding. New episode every Wednesday.
 
Archgyan is a podcast that brings a selection of original interviews with architects, planners and designers from across India in the field of architecture. By an architect, for architects in India, the podcast aims to serve as a well-stocked cellar of information for reference and inspiration that will help them stay informed, get creative new ideas and engage with the architecture community. Tune in for a weekly dose of interesting information, innovation and original research that comment ...
 
Akhanda Bharat - Stories of a Greater India is a show in Marathi and English languages. This show takes you on a journey to a misknown land, of which, what's left today is called - India. The episodic format brings to life stories from the Vedic period while analysing its history and the origin of many myths. Akhanda Bharat is a production and part of the Deccan Tales network. Visit deccantales.com for listening to the show and for detailed show notes. A theoretical ground is set in the Wedn ...
 
This is a self-guided architectural walking or biking tour from Walk Indianapolis. It includes many of the key major civic buildings, monuments, and memorials downtown. Indianapolis devotes more acreage than any other U.S. city to honoring our nation’s fallen, and is second only to Washington, DC, in the number of war memorials. This tour takes you from Monument Circle north to explore these impressive structures that pay homage to those who fought for our freedom. You'll also see buildings ...
 
The series, Discover Design presents varied aspects of Interior, space, products, communication, and service design to inform the participants of the what, the how, and why of Design. They may be case studies of earlier projects, trends that may be visualized, or issues concerning the subject area. The webinars are attended by young Design aspirants, Design professionals, and those interested to understand influences, future impacts, material and products, crafts, human & technology interven ...
 
Lifestyle Architecture Lab is a show hosted by Himanshu Sachdeva. Himanshu Sachdeva is a writer, lifestyle architect and a self-experimenter. In this show, he talks about lifestyle design, financial freedom and converses with personalities who have transformed their passion into profession. These guests range from artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, coaches, investors, professional athletes etc. These conversations dig deep into their story to find out their thought process, tools, strategies ...
 
Vastu is the ancient 10,000 year old ‘science of architecture’ which originated in India. It is based on specific geometric principles of design and construction which are used to create the most powerful & harmonious living environments on earth. utilizing the Vastu Tools and Techniques you could change your internal and external Worlds. Radiant health, unlimited success and universal prosperity! described by many has “Feng Shui” on steroids. Outrageous future potential does awaits you. Com ...
 
There have been talks of architecture since times. But there is a dire need for talk of architecture now and after, especially in India. This podcast brings Architects and solutions for the budding architects and students. The idea is to build a better-informed community. You guys can message us to https://www.facebook.com/architectsquarearch/ for your doubts, questions, and architects u want on board! #Indianarchitects #architecturecommunityindia #architecture students facebook@architectsqu ...
 
Your life Your culture Your london Whatever culture or community you're from, be it Somalian, Jamaican, Irish or a bit of 'mixed salad' then get emailing us and you can be on the show! Send your three tracks to tracks@lifefm.org.uk and you'll be telling Brent and the World about your life, your culture, your London. We also play the bestest, most eclectomotic World music. Check out our guerilla interviews with famous world musicians, and tune in for our audioblog from India, recordings from ...
 
A Sound Effect on People explores how we're all affected by sound, or to use a technical term, by acoustics. We'll investigate how poor acoustics can be disruptive, even harmful, while good acoustics can help us learn, work productively, even heal. We'll discover that our responses to sound are both psychological as well as physiological, and we'll learn that people with different personalities react in different ways to the same sounds. A Sound Effect on People is produced by Room 7540 in p ...
 
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) seeks to improve the quality of life, promote pluralism, and enhance self-reliance in poor and marginalised communities in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. AKF strives to enhance agriculture and food security, promote early childhood development and access to quality education, improve health and nutrition, advance economic inclusion, and strengthen civil society. Working in partnership with communities, governments and others, for over 50 years, AKF’s long-ter ...
 
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Nakul Arora from EdgeVerve (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys Ltd.) joins host Jake Smith to talk about the role AI is playing in transforming the way enterprises unlock business insights from their corpus of documents. Nakul discusses the critical role that a symphony between the software and hardware layers plays in order to deliver an improve…
 
It's still in my opinion one of the greatest treks on the planet, The Annapurna Circuit. The Best of Nepal and a lesson in the diversity of culture on top of amazing landscapes and breathtaking peaks of the Himalaya. In this episode I revisit the circuit and give a few introductory tips on trekking of perhaps special interest to those who are doing…
 
In this episode I leave Southeast Asia for an update on the travel situation in Nepal, visas online, and will there be a fall trekking season. Nepal is one of my all time favorite places to travel. Welcoming, one of the most authentic places in Asia, and an escape from globalism. Mostly what you'll see are fake international brands of clothing and …
 
News many have been waiting for has been the reopening of international tourism in Vietnam. This week it was announced that Phu Quoc Island has been approved for an October reopening. Details in this episode along with more travel news and reliving my previous trip to Nha Trang, Vietnam where I'm currently based. Thanks again for your support! Beco…
 
In Radiant Infrastructures: Media, Environment, and Cultures of Uncertainty (Duke UP, 2020), Rahul Mukherjee explores how the media coverage of nuclear power plants and cellular phone antennas in India—what he calls radiant infrastructures—creates environmental publics: groups of activists, scientists, and policy makers who use media to influence p…
 
Ginkgo is a production-ready, sparse linear algebra library used for HPC on GPU architectures. It’s now using oneAPI cross-architecture programming to support its foundational design with a high level of performance portability, and focus on software sustainability. ExpertsHartwig Anzt at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Univ. of Tenness…
 
In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: SigOpt cofounder and CEO Scott Clark joins host Jake Smith to discuss his company’s recent acquisition by Intel, how this acquisition accelerates their ability to meet their mission to empower AI engineers, and the latest innovation in the SigOpt intelligent experimentation platform that enabl…
 
In this episode an overview of top sites you should see when you visit Nha Trang. In normal times this is a fun very resort feeling destination with hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese visiting here a year. Smaller and more compact than Da Nang makes it quite easy to get around, go to the beach, do some shopping and dining. If you stay near the mai…
 
Scientific visualization (SciVis) is providing new insights in health care and many other research areas in ways that we couldn’t imagine a decade ago. It’s an evolving field where extracting visualizations from very large data sets can improve analysis, diagnosis and patient outcomes while reducing costs – or even uncover hidden discrimination. He…
 
Death and the dead body have never been more alive in the public imagination--not least because of current debates over modern medical technology that is deployed, it seems, expressly to keep human bodies from dying, blurring the boundary between alive and dead. In Technologies of the Human Corpse (MIT Press, 2020), John Troyer examines the relatio…
 
Samui Plus, Thailand's latest opening to vaccinated tourists along with Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao was launched this week. I'll discuss that opening along with Phuket's "Sandbox" and I'll have an update on daily life during the current lockdown in Nha Trang, Vietnam. This week I've met some expats from different walks of life swapping stories on the …
 
David Talby, CTO of John Snow Labs, joins host Jake Smith to talk about how natural language processing (NLP) is used in health care. David discusses how NLP is used for clinical decision support and trial acceleration. David goes into detail about how the company was able to increase performance using Intel processors and speaks about some of the …
 
I am currently in Nha Trang, Vietnam, the Riveria of the South China Sea. With the new lockdown measures in place it looks like I will be here for awhile so I hope to share more about this very developed beach resort for your future travel plans. In this episode I'll also have an update on the lockdown/travel situation for Ho Chi Minh city and upda…
 
This book sounds an alarm: after decades of being lulled into complacency by narratives of technological utopianism and neutrality, people are waking up to the large-scale consequences of Silicon Valley–led technophilia. This book trains a spotlight on the inequality, marginalization, and biases in our technological systems, showing how they are no…
 
SHI’s Tim Henning joins host Jake Smith to talk about how IT leaders were able quickly deploy virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) via public cloud offerings to preserve business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tim explains why Stratascale introduced the Intel Select Solution for VDI to address enterprise needs for scalability and security…
 
We are now living in the richest age of public memory. From museums and memorials to the vast digital infrastructure of the internet, access to the past is only a click away. Even so, the methods and technologies created by scientists, espionage agencies, and information management coders and programmers have drastically delimited the ways that com…
 
JS Institute of Design invites you to learn about Carpets - Product Design and Business with Jasmine Roy, AVP of Obeetee Retail Pvt Ltd Key Take away: - Journey of carpets in India - Kinds of handmade carpets, looms and end usage - Various areas of business and the price segments - Design and trends - Sustainability and Community…
 
Lives of Data: Essays on Computational Cultures from India (Institute of Networked Cultures, 2020) maps the historical and emergent dynamics of big data, computing, and society in India. Data infrastructures are now more global than ever before. In much of the world, new sociotechnical possibilities of big data and artificial intelligence are unfol…
 
The great Emperor Devaraya II had passed away, his inexperienced and not so talented successor Mallikarjuna Raya had ascended the throne. And the dark clouds of war were already hovering around Vijayanagara. It’s arch rivals, the Bahamanis and Gajapatis were more than eager to commence a pincer move to finish it off with their opportunistic allianc…
 
Heterogeneous programming is challenging for developers because it’s been difficult to code or forces compromises in performance. oneAPI is working to break that mold. Many HPC research centers, enterprises and developers are now adopting oneAPI. Hear from experts at Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) on their oneAPI story: “We want to have most code port…
 
IT Best Practices: Intel IT Principal Engineers Craig Chvatal and Subbarao Mantha talk to Phil Vokins, Cloud Services Director at Intel Americas, outlining Intel’s best practices businesses should consider when moving to the cloud. In this first edition of our new series, Phil and guests provide practical advice for companies of all sizes that are …
 
Intel’s Tom Garrison and Camille Morhardt join host Jake Smith in a special episode to talk about today’s security landscape. The three discuss Intel’s approach to security from hardware to software, finding vulnerabilities, and engineering mitigations. They also talk about emerging areas, such as AI, blockchain, IoT and edge devices, and more. Tom…
 
Design and Spirituality: A Philosophy of Material Cultures (Routledge, 2021) examines the philosophical context of our current situation and its implications for design. It explores how modernity and our constricted notions of progress have contributed to today’s crisis of values, and argues for a re-establishment and re-affirmation of self-transce…
 
Just as a carpenter needs tools to build a house, a developer needs tools to write code and programs. This often means relying on other coders to develop tools and building on that foundation. Xiaozhu Meng, a research scientist at Rice University shares the progress of the HPC Toolkit Project. It’s focused on performance tuning – to help with probl…
 
Ahana cofounder and CEO Steven Mih joins host Jake Smith to talk about why he started Ahana, which centers around open source data tools. Steven discusses how Presto—an open source distributed SQL query engine—was originally developed by Facebook and then donated to the Linux Foundation. Jake and Steven note how only 10-12% of data has been analyze…
 
Yet another war between the Vijayanagara and Bahamani had ended, but it was followed by a brutal famine throughout the Deccan and Karnataka that distressed the populations of both the kingdoms up until 1424 CE for two long years. In spite of these setbacks, Vijayanagara soon recovered its strength, making Devaraya I and his successor Devaraya II's …
 
Probably the most ambition announcement of reopening to international tourism in Southeast Asia was made by Thai Prime Minister Prayut this week when he said Thailand will reopen all of it's borders in 120 days. The Phuket "Sandbox" opening for July 1st is still set to go and Bali has confirmed it will open July 1st but to limited tourists, mainly …
 
Javier Guerrero's "Narcosubmarines: Outlaw Innovation and Maritime Interdiction in the War on Drugs" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020) is about the encounters of Colombian drug smugglers and the Colombian Navy, both in the open seas and along coastlines. Guerrero specifically examines the technologies involved in the War on Drugs, such as the narcosubmari…
 
Bioinformatics is advancing health-care research by using computation to understand biological data. It’s useful for large complex data sets used in determining gene and protein functions, establishing evolutionary relationships, and predicting 3D shapes of proteins. Two experts, Sergio Santander-Jimenez at University of Extremadura, and Ricardo No…
 
DaveInOsaka, Dave Greco, shares with us his adventures across Japan this past year. Dave is a prolific livestreamer, YouTuber, who has a passion for sharing his travel experiences. Dave is a Canadian expat who has lived in Japan for 20 years and up until before the pandemic was a convenient base for his travels across Asia and beyond. With travel r…
 
In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Sharath Puranik, Director of Product & Engineering at Stylumia, talks with host Jake Smith about how Stylumia leverages machine learning to improve product assortments, optimize inventory management, and offer a consumer-driven forecast to reduce waste in the fashion and lifestyle industry. Sh…
 
The next generation of scientists and coders need more than a love of science and technology. The use of supercomputers in digital design to simulation pose opportunities solving the world’s biggest questions. Katherine Riley, director of science for Argonne’s Leadership Computing Facility, and Joe Curley, Intel senior director of oneAPI products, …
 
Because of the recent lockdowns it's been easy to track down some expats and talk about what is living abroad really like. In this episode I speak with American Expat Mark Arinsberg about what life has been like since he moved to Ho Chi Minh City in early 2020. Mark is a super positive guy with a message that will certainly inspire people to pack u…
 
Today I talked to Carla Diana about her new book My Robot Gets Me: How Social Design Can Make New Products More Human (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021). Carla Diana is a robot designer responsible for the creative aspects of Diligent Robotics’ new hospital service robot named Moxi. She created and leads the 4D Design masters program at the Cran…
 
In this interview, I talked with Professor Sonia Livingstone about her book Parenting for a Digital Future: How Hopes and Fears about Technology Shape Children’s Lives (Oxford UP, 2020). The book is co-authored with Alicia Blum-Ross who is the Public Policy Lead for Kids & Families at Google. Professor Livingstone is a professor in the Department o…
 
In the first half of the twentieth century, urban elevated highways were much more than utilitarian infrastructure, lifting traffic above the streets; they were statements of civic pride, asserting boldly modern visions for a city’s architecture, economy, and transportation network. Yet three of the most ambitious projects, launched in Chicago, New…
 
Fujitsu’s Marcus Schneider talks with host Jake Smith about working with enterprises on public, private, and hybrid cloud models depending on the business needs. Marcus talks about PRIMEFLEX for Nutanix Enterprise Cloud—a fully validated, pre-tested and certified solution that is simple to deploy for SAP HANA workloads and virtual desktop infrastru…
 
Completed in 1938, the Trans-Iranian Railway connected Tehran to Iran's two major bodies of water: the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south. Iran's first national railway, it produced and disrupted various kinds of movement—voluntary and forced, intended and unintended, on different scales and in different directions—among Ira…
 
The figure of the human looms large of the history of philosophy, from the ancient Greeks speculating about featherless bipeds to contemporary programmers wondering if they can recreate human intelligence with a series of algorithms. Much philosophical thought in the last few decades has involved much speculation about the human subject, even if it…
 
My good friend and travelblogger/podcaster Bruno Black gives us an update on the current pandemic situation specifically affecting Taipei City. Bruno is a long-time resident of Taiwan and currently lives in one of the main centers of Taipei, Main Station, which is very close to the latest epicenter of the pandemic. Bruno also gives some context to …
 
In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Subtle Medical’s Ajit Shankaranarayanan joins host Jake Smith to talk about using deep learning to improve positron emission tomography (PET) scans. Ajit explains how the company’s SubtlePET software allows hospitals and imaging centers to improve image quality on their accelerated scan protoc…
 
With the latest cluster outbreaks throughout East Asia to South Asia the prospect for borders reopening before the end of the year is becoming less likely. For those that have retreated to Thailand on an annual basis the good news is plans for opening Phuket to vaccinated visitors for quarantine free travel is still at this pointed slated for July …
 
In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: Accubits’s Shameer Thaha joins host Jake Smith to talk about machine vision and predictive analytics. Shameer explains the use cases for the company’s Emotyx platform, such as real-time crowd analytics, people detection, counting, tracking, emotion detection, health care and more. Shameer goes…
 
The American atomic bomb was born in secrecy. From the moment scientists first conceived of its possibility to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond, there were efforts to control the spread of nuclear information and the newly discovered scientific facts that made such powerful weapons possible. The totalizing scientific secrecy that t…
 
Despite its tough challenges, our global pandemic has opened the door to big opportunities, ushering in incredible innovation in visual effects and the discovery of amazing talent regardless of location. Real-time technology and tools, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the rise of volume rendering, in conjunction with geometric rend…
 
What are digital inequalities? In The Digital Disconnect: The Social Causes and Consequences of Digital Inequalities (Sage, 2021), Ellen Helsper, a Professor of Digital Inequalities in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, explores the unequal nature of our now digital world. The book introduces the correspon…
 
In this Intel Conversations in the Cloud audio podcast: TietoEVRY’s Mats Eriksson talks with host Jake Smith about the transformation of the mobile industry with Open RAN (Radio Access Networks) technology that aims to standardize networking industry interfaces and support interoperation between different vendors’ equipment. Mats discusses the serv…
 
The word ‘data’ has entered everyday conversation, but do we really understand what it means? How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake. In Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World (Policy Press, 2021), renowned social scientist Rob Kitchin explores the intricacie…
 
The “smart” city of today looks little like what experts of yesteryear expected them to. In this book, Aaron Shapiro, Ph.D. takes readers on a behind the scenes tour of the smart city and shows the revolution in urban technology that is currently taking place in large metropolitan areas around the United States. Technology has fundamentally transfo…
 
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