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The author is Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Computer Science at St. Xavier's College, Mapusa Goa, and researcher in Material Science at Goa University. Penguin-crazy, he loves to make seemingly difficult subjects easy for all to understand.

Posts by Nelson Lobo


This article explores the use of GNUPlot for scientific plotting, along with examples. While strings and pages of data seem cryptic, a plot reveals …


Here’s a step-by-step guide to an application called PhotoRec, which helps you recover deleted data.


SimplyMEPIS, just like PCLinuxOS, once had an edge over the mainstream distros, thanks to its being geared towards desktop and ease-of-use factors. Does it still hold that edge? We take a look at the latest version 8 and find out.