Dr G Satheesh Reddy, the Chairman of DRDO and Secretary of Department of Defence R&D, recently addressed MIT students as the first speaker of the TechTatva ’19 Talk Series. He enlightened the audience about developments on the nation’s defence front, and encouraged students to put efforts into research that will help in strengthening the country’s security.
Chhaya Dabas is the founder of ‘Baatein’, a writing platform for poets and artists that has come a long way since its inception on Instagram. Also a cancer survivor, she talks about using writing as a form of self-expression, a distraction from pain, and as a reflection of her understanding of the world.
MAHE entered the league of top 200 colleges in the annual UI GreenMetric World University Rankings. The institute’s active efforts to go green resulted in an overall rank of 187 among the 719 participating institutes and a rank of 2 in India.
AIESEC’s Global Village brought a fun-filled evening to the MIT Student Plaza in an attempt to urge people to sign up for their Global Volunteer Programme. As the crowd revelled in the festivities, the event shed light on the importance of globalisation.
With mindless listicles running rampant on Facebook feeds, the prioritisation of quantity over quality has led to a steady, and somewhat predictable, decline in Buzzfeed’s popularity among the general online population. However, the change in marketing tactics over the years may be algorithms worth looking into.
The Manipal Runner’s Club recently organised a 5K run to raise awareness about drug abuse. Drawing in a large participation, it made for an enjoyable Sunday morning spent outdoors while contributing to a cause. Read on for more details about the event.
The MIT Post had a chance to sit down with Deepa Ganesh, Deputy Editor of the Hindu, who had been in town while speaking in MILAP 2018. Read on about her journey through translating works of some of the most renowned figures in Kannada literature.
The 2nd National Conference on Youth in Social Change was held at the Dr. TMA Pai Halls in Manipal on the 25th and 26th of August. The main aims of the conference were to encourage the concept of giving among the youth and to promote DaanUtsav, the nationwide festival of giving.
IEEE SBM organised a two-day Machine Learning certified workshop with an aim to impart adequate technical expertise to students regardless of their prior knowledge of machine learning. Read on to find out more about what took place.
An overwhelming amount of knowledge poured into a small KMC hall over two enthusiastic and refreshingly informative days at Dronaid’s Disruptive Healthcare Workshop. From studying logistic regression algorithms and applying to real-life revolutionary medical predictions of breast cancer or heart disease, the Deep Learning and AI workshop was the right advance in strengthening the bond between anatomy and technology, all in an inquisitive zeal to make healthcare one of humanity’s strongest assets in the coming future.