The perils of Facial Recognition
August 29, 2019
On June 28, 2019, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) called for bids for the implementation of a Facial Recognition System
The RFP is on the NCRB website .
This would allow the police to identify people by clicking a picture or pulling up CCTV footage and automatically matching them against a database of faces. This is a terrible idea and here’s why.
An argument for Scala
February 4, 2017
I gave a presentation on Scala as an assignment for my Open Source Programming class. While researching for
the presentation, I came across many interesting talks and articles about the language and its philosophy.
What follows is an attempt to condense that information as set of reasons to use Scala for a project.
Lessons learned from training neural nets on large datasets
November 28, 2016
This semester I have been trying to understand deep learning. Along the way I tried to implement some of the algorithms
and use them to classify images.
Understanding Heroku Logs
July 23, 2016
I’ve been using heroku for hosting my apps for free.
However, free accounts on heroku are not provided with metrics.
Making movie recommendations
July 17, 2016
I did my summer internship at Microsoft Technology Center, Bangalore. There, I
worked on the problem of recommending movies. This post talks about how the
solution that I developed works.
Mass downloading notes
October 3, 2015
Open book Exams
Now that VIT has introduced open-book exams ( “open self-notes” to be more precise ) for CAT-2 ,
I needed to make notes from ( at-least ) all the material uploaded in the course page in the
Safer input in C
September 10, 2015
Why not to use scanf
scanf is the standard method to get structured, formatted input in C.
The problems with scanf are:
July 7, 2015
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