Are humans Turing Complete?

What are Turing Machines? A Turing machine, developed by Alan Turing, is considered the most basic form of Computer which can be simulated to replicate any logic. In theory, a Turing machine consists of an infinite tape and a tape head. The tape consists of infinitely many squares, where every square is either empty or can store a symbol. The tape head is an active component that: reads the symbol on the square, follows a set of rules to determine whether to change the symbol on the square, determines whether to move left or right and repeats this procedure until the outcome of the rules says it should halt....

August 3, 2021 · 5 min · Vimarsh

The Ethics of AI

The Growth of AI in the past decade or so has given us the hope to be able to solve some of the most challenging problems the world is facing today - be it from solving climate change to even cancer and other diseases. Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are having and will have a significant impact on humanity in the near future. It has raised fundamental questions about what we should do with these systems, what the systems themselves should do, what risks they involve, and how we can control these....

May 20, 2021 · 9 min · Vimarsh

Innovation - a joke?

Indian IT industrialist and co-founder of Infosys, Narayana Murthy, mentioned some time ago that there is no ‘earth shaking’ idea that India has given to the world in last 60 years. In 2014, India filed 1,428 international patent applications as against 57,385 by US, 25,548 by China and 13,117 by South Korea, according to World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a number that has not aged well. (source )...

May 7, 2021 · 8 min · Vimarsh, Aryan and Aabhas

What if robots do all the work? – Finding Meaning in Life

If robots do all the work, there won’t be any scarcity of human manpower, food, shelter and basic needs and most wants. Most people will have nothing to do, or will they? Imagine you go to a restaurant owned by a human in that Utopia. They might be making meals and serving people because they like to do that. You do not need to pay for that service, as the basic needs are already satisfied by (non-human destructing) robots....

March 29, 2021 · 4 min · Vimarsh

Youth and Essence of Individuality👦

Today’s generation, in order to fit into certain designed parameters is leaving behind their essence of individuality Depicting Individualism - A red flower in a field of Yellow Flower I have recently observed and felt that, we the children and Youth, in order to fit into a certain designed parameters often leave behind the essence of individuality. We often leave behind our unique characteristic which make us a different person and an “Individual”....

March 19, 2021 · 4 min · Vimarsh

Farmer Protests Explained – The promise to increase revenue by 200%

The new farm laws promise to2x yes you read that correctly the income of farmers in the next 2 years by relying on the deregulation of the market. But most analysts and critics say this might not work and, in fact, the income of small to medium farmers (comprising 80% of the farmers) might reduce by upto 40% . Which is a substantial hit. If you want to directly understand the problems click here TLDR; The farmers’ concerns are genuine and India needs much more....

February 18, 2021 · 11 min · Vimarsh