“a priori” thinking

Nobel prize–winner and game theory pioneer Reinhard Selten observed that people work diligently to be rational ex post. That is, we commonly look back at how a situation played out to try and understand how a better outcome might have been achieved. This contrasts with a game theory approach in which the goal is to […]

How to develop your political IQ

• Clearly define the steps that will lead to your goals • Recognize the power relationships in any group • Capitalize on opportunities to increase your personal power and influence • Identify the true motives and hidden agendas of others • Remain focused on important objectives and ignore distractions toxic environment and find a healthier […]

A passage to Goa: a generation and more later…

Source : This is a translation of an article “Passagem para a India” that was published on the magazine section of O Expresso of December 8, 2001. It was translated by Gabriel Figueiredo gdefigueiredo yahoo.com.au, and reproduced here with his permission. It tells the story from a Portuguese perspective … — Commencing at 0:00 hours […]

Risk Assessment Checklist

Download link : Risk Assessment Checklist Risk Assessment Checklist Project Name   Project Code   Program Manager   Project Manager   1       Engineering Process 1.1      Requirements Item Yes No NA Remarks Stability Are the requirements stable [1] Are the external interfaces changing Completeness Are there requirements you know should be inthe specification but aren’t? (IF […]

Continuous Delivery : A Mini Hurdle

The first hurdle to overcome with Continuous Delivery I think is not getting your product’s code onto the machine itself, but managing the actual machine and it’s software… and in talking to people. It is the subtle nuances between machines due to people tweaking things on the fly that lead to the worst [most annoying] […]

Effective human-computer interaction through cognitive biometrics

Abstract Use of screen design, and a system, is affected by many factors. These include: how much information is presented on a screen, how a screen is organized, the language used on the screen, the distinctiveness of the screen’s components. In this paper I have presented some principles of the screen design and making human […]

Applications of Neural Networks

Download Link : Appliations Chapter 1. Introduction Introduction to neural networks 1.1 What is a Neural Network? An Artificial Neural Network (ANN) is an information processing paradigm that is inspired by the way biological nervous systems, such as the brain, process information. The key element of this paradigm is the novel structure of the information processing […]

Staying Online

Download Link : Staying Online print 1.doc INTRODUCTION Staying Online Back in the ’80s the Bee Gees crooned “Staying’ Alive”. In today’s parlance, this would be best said as “Staying’ Online”! Corny references apart, the fact is that being online and creating a strong web presence are the two most important things for personal and professional […]