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When we think of computers, we think of the twenty-first century. But did you know that India started using them back in the 1950s? Computers were the unexpected secret sauce for accelerating India’s economy after Independence. The government used them to process massive amounts of data and generate complex statistical models of the economy. How did the Indian government start…

On July 20, 2019, we complete fifty years since humans officially landed on the moon for the first time in 1969. This historic feat of accomplishment is often synonymous with two names—Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. That’s not the complete picture. While we celebrate the legendary astronauts who first stepped on the moon, their achievement wouldn’t have been possible without…

Ever wondered what led to humans taking over the skies? Sure, we all know the Wright brothers were the pioneers of controlled flight. However, do you know why two flight enthusiasts from Dayton, Ohio succeeded? This is the incredible story of two 20th century humans of data. Read on to find out how their historic accomplishment fueled the age of…