The different between Science and Engineering

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Lots of students who come into IT field have little understanding on the differences between "computer science" vs "computer engineering". and some students who like to be a software engineer are not aware of what the the term "Engineer" means. So this post attempts to flash some light into these terms and fields.Put into laymen's simple terms "Science" is concerned ...

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Google යනු වර්තමාන ලෝකයේ වැඩිම මුල්‍යමය වටිනාකමක් ඇති ව්‍යාපරික නාමයයි. එහි සාර්ථකත්වයේ රහස සරල බව, වේගවත් බව, විශ්වාශදායිතත්වය සහ ජනතාවගේ හදවතට සමීපව සේවාවන් සැපයීමට ඇති නිහතමානි සහ විශිෂ්ට වූ කැපවීමයි. දවසකට එක්වරක් හෝ එම ආයතනයේ සේවාවන් නොලබන අන්තර්ජාල භාවිතා කරන්නෙකු නැති තරම්. ලැරී පේජ් (Larry Page) සහ සර්ජේ බ්‍රින්(Sergey Brin) තම අචාර්ය උපාධිය සදහා කල පර්යේෂණ යේ කොටසක් ලෙස ගොඩනැගු ...

Science - The big picture

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Lots of students, even after studying science for years sometimes loose the big picture of what is science. By the way, it is highly overloaded terms. The confusion has further deepened by the use of Buddhist/Pali term ‘විද්‍යාව’ (enlightenment) as the Sinhala term for the ‘science’. There are extreme views in the society due to colonial nature of its introduction ...

The Monkey Game

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer StudiesPresentation TranscriptA group of scientists placed 5 monkeys in a cage and in the middle, a ladder with bananas on the top.Every time a monkey went up the ladder, the scientists soaked the rest of the monkeys with cold water.After a while, every time a monkey went up the ladder, the others beat ...

BIT Colombo (UCSC) final project guidelines

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BIT Final project is something lot of students get mess up. Primarily because they are used to exam oriented spoon fed education system that is adapted by most as well as it is the general attitude of some students. IT is a practical subject. Industry/Society need people having skills and those having mere paper qualifications. That is why BIT - ...

An Inspiring speech by Apple founder Steve Jobs

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Highlights of the speech and his life:- Steve was a college drop out.- Steve is a Buddhist.- Steve was once fired from Apple corporation which he co-founded. But he later fought hard (Not by money, but by talent) to form a new company to demand apple to buy him back !- Steve was diagnosed of a cancer for some time, ...

IQ Question - Measure Water Problem

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Having an infinite supply of water and two containers, one for 3 liters and one for 5 liters, how would you measure 4 liters?Spend about 10 minutes and first try out yourself !!Scroll down to verify your answer. .........................................

IQ question - Seven balls and a balance problem

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You have eight balls all of the same size. Seven of them weigh the same, and one of them weighs slightly more. How can you find the ball that is heavier, if you are given a weight balance and only two weightings?Type: IQ quizSource- Software Engineer, Job interview question @ Google

Simple formula for success

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer StudiesSimple formula for success - Presentation TranscriptThe Simple Formula of Success Choose a career involved in doing something you really enjoy. When you enjoy your work, you are bound to do a good job. When you do a good job, others definitely going to like what you do. When others like your work, you are bound to ...

Introduction to FIT - UCSC Sri lanka @ Aurora

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer Studies Fit ucsc sri lanka - Presentation TranscriptFIT @ AuroraFoundation of Information Technology (FIT) University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) OverviewNature – CertificationOffered by – University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC)Duration – 4 months Objective of FIT – UCSCPassing FIT facilitate bypass G.C.E. (A/L) and directly (fast track) register for BIT ...

Great quotes on education

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer Studies Great quotes on education - Presentation Transcript" If you want to build a shipdon't herd people together to collect woodand don't assign them tasks and work,but rather teach them to long for (like) the endless immensity of the sea." - Kahlil Gibran "I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." ...

The story of ant

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer StudiesThe story of ant - Presentation TranscriptThe end result of mismanagementThe story of the ant Every day, a small ant arrives at work very early and starts work immediately. She produces a lot and she was happy. The Chief, a lion, was surprised to see that the ant was working without supervision. He ...

Introduction to BIT- UCSC, Sri Lanka @ Aurora

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View more presentations from Aurora Computer StudiesPresentation TranscriptBachelor of Information Technology (BIT) University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) Overview Nature – Academic/Degree Offered by – University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) Duration – Three years Levels / Semesters - 3 levels / 6 semesters Entry requirements G.C.E. (A/L) 3 passes in any subject stream (in one sitting) ...

What should you do in exams ?

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How you face the exam is another skill that everyone should master. There are some people who are not very good at facing exams due to various reasons. Some of those failed in exams do not have necessary exam skills to face the exam effectively, while others simply perish in exam pressure.First thing is you must take ...

How should you prepare for exams?

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Exams (in Sri Lankan context) are something I really hate. I would say, exams have become a necessary evil for students to success in their academic or career. First thing first, whether you like or not, you must excel in current reality of exam centric education system. Here are few tips for your success in ...

Who is an engineer?

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Engineering is one of the most misunderstood word. Now, lot of IT professionals dream to be a software engineer. Software Engineering is one of the integral subject or module in almost all the academic or professional IT courses. However, even after learning the subject, very few have clear understanding of what is engineering. As a result of ...

Role of Sri Lankan IT professionals in globalisation - Part 2

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පෙර ලිපියෙන් අපි සාකච්චා කලේ "globalisation" යනුවෙන් දැක්වෙන අදහස අපි කෙතරම් වැරදි ලෙසට තේරුම් ගෙන තිබේද යන්නය. "globalisation" යන්න තාක්ෂණයේ (විශේෂයෙන්ම තොරතුරු තාක්ෂණයේ) දියුණුව තම යටත් විජිත වාදයේ දෙවැනි පියවර ලෙස යොදාගැනීමක් ලෙසත් සමහර ආර්ථික ශාශ්‍රත්නයන් විග්‍රහ කරනවා. කෙසේ වුවද "globalisation" යන සංසිද්දිය අද වෙන විට බටහිර ජාතීන්ට දෙපැත්ත කැපෙන ආයුදයක් වී තිබෙන බවත් දැන් දැන් පෙනෙනවා.ඇමෙරිකාව සිය ආර්ථික ...

Globalisation and Sri Lanka - Part 1

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With the advancement of technology, the world is becoming closer together. The Information technology plays key role in making globalisation reality. However it is a tragedy that most of the people in Sri Lanka are in the dark with respect to globalisation.One of the key reasons behind misconceptions about globalisation in Sri Lanka is rooted in wrong ...

The flock of birds - the definite agile team

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In each winter, flock of birds fly to tropical regions thousands of miles away and return later. You can learn a lot from nature. The software developers, specifically agile teams have adapted lot of the features of these flock of birds. Here are few of those points widely adapted by agile software teams.Flock of Birds: Long term ...