Note: This is an email query I received from an undergraduate student who wanted to ask me about how to get into robotics research (SLAM and path planning). I am posting the questions and answers here in the hope that other people will find them useful. All personally identifying information has been removed. This is […]

Disclaimer: I’m not a certified financial adviser and by no means should this article be construed as financial advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision. As a graduate student in the US, one of the things I learned first hand was the difficulty in building a strong financial […]

After attending my first international conference on robotics (ICRA 2014), my first take away is that so many of the talks were insanely boring! It’s not that the work was bad, in reality quite a lot of the work was truly innovative. Nonetheless, my point being that so many good researchers with interesting work had a hard […]