Techroz is my personal blog. I write articles regarding my daily interaction with Computer Science. My recent interests are BigData, Cloud Computing and improving my programming skills.
Online Behavioral Tracking

Online Behavioral Tracking

If you’ve never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you’re probably just not paying much attention. According to an informal survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), more than 80% of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort. The advertising business, in short, loves online tracking just about...
Anonymous Group - The "Hacktivists"

Anonymous Group – The “Hacktivists”

Anonymous, the shadowy group of hackers that grew out of on the website 4Chan, has made headlines quite a bit in recent months. The loosely organized group of "hacktivists," which typically aligns itself with liberal causes, has brought down the websites of Visa, PayPal, and the Westboro Baptist Church.
SOPA and PIPA - End Piracy not Liberty!!

SOPA and PIPA – End Piracy not Liberty!!

SOPA and PIPA are the new buzz words on internet. Every geek on internet is talking about them and the most geekiest protest is held every now and then in US. All the big tech giants are against it and they want to stop these acts this very moment. So, being an average user how...
10 World's Most Extra-Ordinary People

10 World’s Most Extra-Ordinary People

Age has nothing to do with talent. Check this list of extra ordinary people setting amazing records at so young age.
CAPTCHA - How Google is using it

CAPTCHA – How Google is using it

Captcha's are used to verify that you are a human and not a computer program. See this TED talk by Luis von Ahn (inventor of Captcha). Check the great technique used by Google. Every day you are helping Google to digitize books unintentionally. Hit play to see how.
SuperCookies - Protect Yourself

SuperCookies – Protect Yourself

For online advertisers, marketing companies, and internet giants like Google, Microsoft and Facebook, knowledge about the user preference is the key to gain advantage over there competitors. In this run, they have developed SuperCookies that break the privacy rules.
Volunia - New search engine

Volunia – New search engine

Volunia is a new search engine that does not work like Google. It is based on completely different technique then google and it might change the searching all together. It will be launched in early 2012 and the creator of this technology is positive that Volunia will be the next web sensation.
15-year-old - Sold his First Tech Startup

15-year-old – Sold his First Tech Startup

A kid who started Perl Programming at the age of 7 and he sold his first company at the age of 15. See the kid's interview.