Monthly Archives: March 2018

How secure is the Aadhaar/UIDAI database?

By | March 26, 2018

The recent discussion on how social media and Big Data is being misused to profile and categorize users is very serious. However most people don’t seem to grasp the seriousness or really care about it because they feel it doesn’t affect them. Hopefully with this post we can shed some light on the topic. What… Read More »

Is AI the Bad guy?

By | March 18, 2018

This week Stephen Hawking died. God bless his soul. And for some reason the only thing Indian media could focus on was his recent controversial statement about how AI could be the end of humanity. While I would like to admonish the Indian editorial for its shortsighted and narrow minded approach when viewing the legacy… Read More »

Azure Blob Storage usage scenarios for Archival

By | March 4, 2018

Azure blob storage is a great way to store large amounts of data. It provides cheap highly available access to data anytime, anywhere. However the nature of data often changes and as a result there are three common methods or access tiers under which the data is stored in Azure. Developers are encouraged to consider… Read More »