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Lavanya Bathwal

B.Tech student at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

I am a 19 year old B.Tech second year student in Materials Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, my hometown being Kolkata. I have a strong penchant for humour, sports and technology. Currently I am a senior executive at Techkriti’15- the technical and entrepreneurship festival of IIT Kanpur- a blogger for the Media and Publicity Cell of Techkriti.

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Internet Of Things, Key To A Smarter Planet

If we want IoT to bring about a smarter world, we would also have to act smarter! An easy solution to avoiding security hacks would be to spend some quality time devising a good password (not the good shown by the website -- they grade your password as good even if it has your name and birth date).
12/12/2014 8:08 AM IST