TEDxIITRoorkee 2017: Symphonic Chaos

News, 26th October 2017

An annual TEDx event at IIT Roorkee has become a norm over the past few years with the conference promising to grow every time. Themed around the idea of “Symphonic Chaos”, this year’s TEDxIITRookee was about the stories that promote…

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ELI: Feynman Diagrams

Editorial, 28th September 2017

Explain like I’m a Noob Explain like I’m a Geek Explain like I love Memes Explain like I’m a Noob What happens when two electrons collide? In classical physics, the answer is very simple, the equations that govern the course…

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ELI: Agnosticism

Editorial, 16th September 2017

Explain like I’m a Noob Explain like I’m a Geek Explain Like I’m a Fan of Ricky Gervais Explain Like I Have an Exam Tomorrow Explain like I’m a Noob An agnostic believes that there can be no proof of…

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Deep Neural Networks Detect Sexual Orientation From Faces

News, 9th September 2017

A recent paper (due to be published in the Journal of Personal and Social Psychology) by Stanford researchers Yilun Wang and Michal Kosinski on detecting people’s sexuality using a few facial images has created turmoil in two different communities; contrastingly…

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