NICOLIS

*Work in progress You probably noticed the little purple icon in the bottom right corner of your screen, before opening this post. If you didn’t, now you know that it’s there! Before reading any further, I urge you to check it out if you haven’t already done so. I’m assuming you’re

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Entrepreneurs Talk the Walk

Goa University’s Department of Management Studies organised another event under the banner of ‘Entrepreneurs Talk the Walk’ on October 25th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Mr. Ashton Souza (Director, Goa Information Technology Innovation Centre), gave me a wonderful opportunity to interact with an enthusiastic batch of second year students in the

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Quantum Cats

The quantum world has long since been one of those seemingly incomprehensible sources of wonder and awe. So infinitesimally small, yet so significant. This article is dedicated to my favourite quantum animal (which also happens to be the only quantum animal I’m aware of ): Schrodinger’s cat. Note: This article

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SEEDS at Don Bosco College of Engineering

Last month, the coordinators of SEEDS (Stairway towards Empowering Engineering Dreams to Success) an initiative by Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda, invited me to give a talk at their annual program held on Saturday, 25th August, 2018. The topic of my talk was ‘Constructive Innovation’. Without further ado, here

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Stomper

First off, let’s get a few facts straight: It walks albeit with heavy steps, which is quite obvious, considering the fact that it has ankles of metal and feet of acrylic and rubber. It needs an external power bank to power the Arduino Nano R3 due to power supply fluctuations.

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TEDxPanaji 2018

About a month back, I was asked whether I would like to give a talk at TEDxPanaji. Needless to say, I jumped right into this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! After several weeks of preparation, revisions, rehearsals at 91Springboard and hard work, the efforts of over a hundred spirited individuals culminated yesterday at

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Getting Started In A World of Robotics

Getting Started In A World of Robotics is a presentation which I have given on multiple occasions as a speaker for Project GEIT (Goans Empowered with Information Technology). Its purpose is to introduce students to the basics of hobby robotics and to inculcate a ‘how-stuff-works’ attitude towards new technology in as simple a

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Rexplorer v2

Rexplorer v2 is a fully autonomous self-mapping robot to be used for indoor purposes. My original intention was to develop a robot which could map an unknown area and relay the data to a monitoring system so as to provide real-time feedback about the layout of external environment. I ended

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