There is a difference between engineers and software developers; and here is a guest post by Abhishek on what does it take to become a world class engineer.
It is now up to Malviya and his army of engineers to keep the company ahead of the technology curve, even as Amazon brings world class tech to tap India’s growing e-commerce market.
I want the young engineers in India to know that what they learn can be used in their lives. Instead of looking for the highest paying non-engineering job, they have a choice to look for a real engineering job. Hope we have more technology companies in India, and hope we create a generation of engineers who can actually claim they make use of what they learnt in their B.Tech. Hope they build airplanes and design ships. Hope they make cell phones and electronic gadgets. Hope they make computer games and robots. Hope they go through fun of what it means to be an engineer. Hope they will not be satisfied with just the title, but become real engineers building things.
This week’s highlights include outage of Paypal India (check out the comment section for dissatisfaction among userbase), and hacking of TCS website. Also, the biggest WTF moment was of Facebook beating Orkut in search trends.
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The conclusion, call it a generalisation if you wish, is simple: 3D printing, a technology which is disrupting industries across the world, is still sci-fi for most Indian manufacturers. Talk about being behind the technology curve.
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