Amita Vadlamudi - Computer Systems Engineer

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Library Shelf-Reading

on 08 Jan 2018 20:24

Shelf reading, the process of reviewing the placement of books on a library’s shelves to ensure they’re in the proper location is a crucial element of library management. An improperly shelved book is as good as lost since library staff and patrons are unlikely to find it. A book’s place on the library’s shelves is determined by its call number, assigned according to a classification system that arranges titles based on subject matter. The two most common classification systems are t ...more

The Three Generations of Computers

on 10 Dec 2017 20:23

Since the 1940’s three generations of computers have evolved, each powered by the vacuum tubes, transistors and microchips respectively.

First generation computers:

Vacuum tubes were invented in 1906 by the American physicist Lee De Forest. Vacuum tubes used electricity to heat a filament inside a tube.

ENIAC was the first significant computer to be built using the vacuum tubes. It was built in 1944 at University of Pennsylvania by two professors John Mauchly an ...more

Volunteer as a Shelf-Reader at Your Local Library

on 23 Oct 2017 23:24

Many libraries employ the services of volunteers as shelf-readers to ensure that library guests find neat and well-organized shelves and can locate particular items. Shelf-readers look over the shelves, checking for proper alphabetization of the books and other materials and that their order correctly follows the Dewey Decimal system. They also straighten up the books and materials, aligning them with the shelves' front edges.

Those interested in volunteering as shelf-readers need to ...more

What is Information Technology?

on 07 Oct 2017 0:01

With over 35 years of experience in information technology, Amita Vadlamudi was a computer systems analyst who supported mainframe and distributed systems. Amita Vadlamudi possesses a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.

Information technology (IT) involves the use, maintenance, and development of computer systems, software, and networks. Information technology is used to process and distribute large quantities of data, voice, or video.

Information technology include ...more

Tips for Better Public Speaking

on 27 Apr 2017 19:44

This article's author Amita Vadlamudi understands how difficult and stressful public speaking can prove for people. To help people with their public speaking engagements, Amita Vadlamudi outlined some of the tips she has found most helpful over the years.

1. Practice the speech out loud and in front of an audience, if possible. While the audience may include only friends and family, these people can provide invaluable feedback. Also, practice reinforces confidence.

2. Relax as ...more