Super-Resolution fluorescence microscopy The optical microscope was a great discovery which enabled us to get a better view of the cellular scale. However, the resolution is fundamentally limited as a result of diffraction also known as the Abbe’s limit. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014 was awarded for the “development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”, a technique which circumvented the above limitation. Three research ...

Singer’s Launched the Xperia Z3. It’s Sexy And It’s Expensive. If you haven’t heard of the Xperia Z3, you should.This phone – arguably the best-looking Android phone Sony have produced to date – is a phone worthy of attention. It looks good, performs good, has a great screen and battery life, and is a lot more water-and-dust proof than anything we’ve seen on the mainstream high end lists this year. ...

There were some implicit references in a recent article in the Bangladesh Daily Star, but this is the first coverage based entirely on the systematic review. Mobile coverage in rural areas makes markets more efficient by matching demand and supply across a larger geographical space, resulting in benefits to consumers as well as producers, says the document, based on a ...

Moto G, Moto X to get Lollipop before Nexus: Who’s Next? Nexus users weren’t too happy to learn that the LG G3 would be getting the latest version of Android before them. It’s not just LG. Barely a week ago, the Android Police reported that Motorola had begun testing an OTA update for Lollipop for the Moto X 2014 edition. Now, the company page officially lists updates for both the 2014 ...

Everyone of us listen to songs to feel good, to relax. Ever noted that number of sad songs in your playlists? Take a second and look, I guess it hits the highest. It is the general truth that sad songs make us feel good, something proven with the experience and scientifically. A team of psychologists from the Free University of ...

Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000: The Best Gaming Mice For Your Money The concept of a gaming mouse is a much debated topic. What exactly is a gaming mouse? How does it differ from a regular mouse? Well, they’re both mice. They both get the job done. But how they get the job done is where it differs. A gaming mouse generally has more sophisticated technology in it than the average clicker. ...

Hey there! How’s it going? Today what we are going to do is remotely connect to a linux machine with a GUI. Better than ssh right? For that we’ll be using VNC. So VNC? Virtual Network Computing (VNC). VNC is a graphical desktop sharing system. It uses Remote Frame Buffer protocol (RFB) protocol for the communication. If you are curious ...

Let’s make a SOAP request from command line(curl)? Hellow there folks! These days most of the web services are exposed as REST or SOAP. There could be a chance where you need to make a request from your command line rather than installing a tool such SOAPUI. Tools are really helpful but there are times where you can’t use tools. I’ll be using curl to make the request. ...

Status Report: Android’s Material Design Rollout Material Design has been on the tip of every Android fan’s tongue. Particularly those which Nexus 5s, who for some reason make up a sizeable chunk of Colombo these days. In a nutshell, Material Design is Google’s new design ethos for Android 5.0 Lollipop, and it brings a comprehensive but fairly subtle UI overhaul. It’s meant to give users a ...

Best Graphics Cards for Your Money: UPDATED (November 2014) Time for the latest update on what to buy and what not to buy in the graphics card world. Since our last article, we’ve had the introduction of a brand new graphics card generation, some ridiculous price cuts and the mandatory annual WTF driver update from AMD. Onwards then. New entrants The big news is the launch of the new ...

Taking research to policy is our thing; social science is a means to that, not an end. Yet, we cannot help but think of how weak an instrument social science has become, especially in South Asia. Here is something I wrote in relation to some internal discussions a few months back: Expressed demand for social science may be difficult to ...

Opinion: If Steve Jobs Ran Nokia Once upon a time, there was a company that made phones. They made smartphones phones with great design relative to their times. They had great cameras, an OS that many considered smart and friendly, and every time they put out a high-end phone it was the talk of the streets. Unfortunately, this company dropped the ball. People might say they gave ...

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Recently we used Redis server on Ubuntu 14.04. And I just thought about writing a blog post to show how to build Redis on Ubuntu server or desktop editions. First of all you have to go to Redis site and download the redis source code. Redis siteCopy the download link from redis site. Currently download link looks like this "http://download.redis.io/releases/redis-2.8.17.tar.gz". ...

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Gaussian function Gaussian function is a function of the below form a, b, c and d are arbitrary real constants. The graph of a Gaussian is a characteristic symmetric "bell curve" shape that quickly falls off. The parameters a is the height of the curve's peak b is the position of the center of the peak c (the standard deviation, sometimes called ...

Google’s New Lineup: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player After months of leaked specs, fuzzy images and mockups, the rumors are finally true. The long awaited Nexus 6 is here. And it brought company. Nexus 6 To start off with, the newest Nexus phone (codenamed “Shamu” after the star of a very popular killer whale show at SeaWorld San Diego in the mid-1960s), was rumored to be produced by ...

Everything You Need to Know About Android Lollipop Four months after Google I/O (and plenty of debates on what it would be called), Google has finally revealed the latest version of Android: Lollipop. Besides the all-important name, what else did Google reveal about Android 5.0? Not much, really: we’ve already been shown all of Lollipop’s major features. We’ve seen the lovely Material Design, the battery saver, the ...

How To Pick A Camera: The Beginners’ Guide The amount of cameras available in the market is too damn high. You’re probably here because you have a penchant for photography, but you don’t know where to start. Fear not, you have come to the right place – we’ve come up with the ABC of identifying the ideal camera to suit your needs. First off, picking a camera is ...

Ello…Is It Me You’re Looking For? We’ve all seen the “Ello” tide. I’ve lost count of number of people who’ve messaged me asking about Ello and whether everyone’s switching over – and could I give them an invite, please? Now, this isn’t to say I’m popular (I’m not) but this latest addition to a veritable ocean of already existing social networks fired up the social media ...

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