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Technology & Programming News Update for 24 Aug. 2020
Hyperlocal startup Nextbillionai uses an AI-first approach to enable location-based experiences
Watch: IIT Bombay conducts a virtual reality convocation with digital avatars for its students
Animated personalised avatars of students received their degrees, awards, and medals from simulations of the chief guest and professors.
Anything For Education: Tribal Students Climb a Hill to Get Internet For Online Classes in Tamil Nadu
Students make this daily-dangerous trek to reach one particular cave-like spot on the top of the hill because that is the only place they access the Internet and join their online classes. With schools and colleges being shut due to the pandemic, studies have moved online, however, not everyone in India is privileged enough to have a steady internet connection or has access to smartphone and laptops.
178 Terabits Per Second! Scientists Build World’s Fastest Internet Ever That Can Download All Of Netflix In 1 Second
What if you could download the entire content available on Netflix in only one second? Sounds impossible, right? However, it’s true! Researchers in London have come with the fastest ever internet by reaching a speed of 178 terabits per second or 178,000 Gbps.