800 Million workers to be replaced by robots by 2030

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As amusing as this statement appears to be, this is what a new report by McKinsey suggests. According to this report, it is expected that more human workers will be losing their jobs as our obsession with technology intensifies. About 60% of the jobs will be overtaken by robots and would be automated. Gardeners, nurses, physicians, sports instructors and childcare service providers are the ones which would be least affected. Jobs which require just high school degree are most in danger like fast-food servers, machine operators, cashiers, toll booth operators…

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87 million people affected- Facebook privacy scandal widens

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If you haven’t been living under a rock since the past few weeks, chances are that you would be familiar with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the heat that Facebook is taking because of the revelations in the light of the scandal. An estimated 87 million people across the globe have been affected by this privacy breach including the CEO of Facebook. Even though Facebook might be in the centre of the most important privacy breach scandal, other social media platforms are also under close scrutiny because of the abundance…

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Piano man’s Jazz club- melting pot of music, food and cocktails

Free-flowing, Isn’t that what comes to our mind when we think of Jazz? Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance. Even though this beautiful form of music dates back to 19th century, it is something that has sustained over the years and still holds importance in the minds of music lovers because of its charisma and originality. It is a way of life, music for the soul. It has the ability to touch, move and inspire us. Imagine this now, What if someone combined live jazz music, a café…

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Top 10 medicinal facts you don’t know about Marijuana

While we are taught that cannabis is harmful to our mental and physical health, many people have been fighting for the legalization of cannabis for many years. Reason being, marijuana or cannabis can be used to treat a wide range of diseases and symptoms unknown to many. Let’s have a look at some of the facts and medicinal uses of marijuana. THC in cannabis helps in blocking the enzyme that helps in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.     A gene called Id-1 helps the cancerous cells to spread throughout the…

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China’s first space station Tiangong-1 will crash on Earth ‘soon’!

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China’s first ever prototype space station Tiangong-1 is inferred to crash on Earth between March 30 and April 2. Tiangong-1 was launched into space in September 2011 and it settled into an orbit lower than the International Space Station. This prototype serving as an experimental platform was launched to demonstrate orbital docking capabilities. Tiangong-1 actually did accomplish its mission. In early November of 2011, it made its first-ever docking when Shenzhou-8 visited this space station and when Shenzhou-10 visited Tiangong-1 in 2012, it marked the end of the space lab’s…

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10 best quotes by Amitav Ghosh that will leave you wonder-struck and inspired

The Padma Shri awardee, Amitav Ghosh is one of the internationally acclaimed Indian authors. This Calcutta-based author is well known for his work, Shadow Lines, The Hungry Tide and many more. Anyone who has come across work cannot stop admiring Gosh for his, intellectual writing which leaves the readers pondering about the true meaning of the lines for a long time. Let’s have a look at some of those lines which many of us still need to implement in our lives.                      

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Are we ready for drive less car | Uber’s automated car accident

Do you remember all those science fiction stories when you were a kid? We all fantasized about many scientific things, especially robots, doing all our work or a car driving itself and taking us wherever we want and much more hanging in our imagination. All those are no more fantasies but they are on their final way to reach the destination of reality. And driverless cars are one of them. In this era, where everything is turning automatic, the top companies like Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Volkswagen and Volvo…

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Open Mic Event – Unbox Idea

When most of the people today are wearily searching for various platforms to showcase their talents, Open Mic offers great opportunities to those people. Various organizations orchestrate these events to help the unheard stories and ideas to reach a wider audience. Most of the Open Mic events are subjected to poetry, storytelling etc., but nobody provides space for a common man to publicise his ideas and solutions. Unbox Idea is such a venture which particularly focus on providing a fun environment for people who are hungry to share their innovative ideas…

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Cape Town runs out of water leads to DAY ZERO

Now that Holi is done and we have wasted gallons of water again (kudos), let me bring to your attention the concept of “Day Zero”. Day Zero is the date that Cape Town in South Africa will shut off the municipal water supply to all the taps and water outlets leaving almost 4 million residents with no running water. Schools and hospitals will be exempted from this. It’s the first time in our history that a major city has had to cut its water supply due to the scarcity of…

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Museum of the Moon

Been ardently adoring the moon? Now, it has come close to us. The capital city got a chance to witness a spectacular replica of the moon at ‘Museum of the Moon’. British Council of India exhibited an art installation created by the UK artist Luke Jerram, right in the heart of the city.The artwork measures seven metres in diameter. The imagery of the moon by NASA is digitally printed on a nylon-like cloth, evenly stitched in the shape of a sphere which is lit from inside.The exhibition was for a…

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