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March 16th, 2008

We need to re-think about research areas

Abstract:
The continual effort of the IT hardware industry has been to shrink. What are the key drivers behind the ‘shrinking'? Or, is it all about nanotechnology?

IT hardware industry is a subset of hardware industry in India. It is of course the most prominent. Let us take the IT industry to start with. Yes, there are groups with dedicated technology subgroups and they are doing fantastic work. I know of computer companies that have developed systems, which are small in size, consume very less power, and are cheap as well. It is a very high achievement. ‘Shrinking' is one part of it. The innovative usage of ‘nanotechnology' in various fields is a huge field. India needs to take a lead role in these areas.

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