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Future of Computer Science Is in Its Application to Daily Life

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Microsoft India CTO Shivkumar Kalyanaraman

Credit: Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Computer science has evolved from generating data to finding ways to get a specific industry to adopt digitization based on the data it has accumulated. It is this concept that Microsoft India CTO Shivkumar Kalyanaraman is bringing to Microsoft's new business in renewable energy and e-mobility.

In the near future, he envisages connecting an electric scooter or autorickshaw to the Internet, with the goal of transforming the economics of any asset. "Once you have something connected, it becomes magical," Kalyanaraman says. "You could create a twin of the physical in the cloud. Your computer can monitor what is going on inside the vehicle."

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