Tag: technology

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Waging a war: Battling brutality with video games

In an era where technology is more accessible than ever, spreading hate is not difficult, yet Lual Mayen is spreading anti-war sentiments through video games.

/ February 27, 2017

Racing to space: India’s latest success story

India's recent achievements in space exploration have brought their own share of accolades and apprehensions.

/ February 25, 2017

A dystopian future is not all that nuclear power promises, according to latest technologies

Recent developments in uranium extraction techniques are set to make nuclear energy widely accessible in the future.

/ February 24, 2017

Different pricing startegies for information technology

There are certain basic generic pricing models for information technologies, some of them can be seen very clearly in our day to day life.

/ February 15, 2017
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Artificial wetlands: Constructing water for the future

Constructing artificial wetlands is science's latest gift to humanity. Promising as it may seem, cost cutting is essential to make it accessible.

/ February 9, 2017
Digital democracy

How can digital technologies strengthen our democracy?

Speakers at the Nesta digital democracy event held in London share five reflections on building a more inclusive democracy via the web.

/ February 9, 2017
Blockchain technology and its potential.

What blockchain technology could mean for digital interconnection

The potential that blockchains allow as databases is immense; affecting everything from governance to digital security.

/ February 3, 2017

How does the myth of ‘clean coal’ affect technological investment?

The concept of 'clean coal' continues to have government sanction and financial support. Is investment in this technology dependable?

/ January 31, 2017

Will the UN Secretary General’s agenda be dominated by technological and digital transformation?

The current world scenario demands the UN to more effectively address the transformative and disruptive impact of technology on peace and security.

/ January 27, 2017
technology revolution

The convergence of humans and technology

Today the world sits at the convergence of different technologies. But does this give us the much needed transparency and security to our digital lives?

/ January 20, 2017

Is the society moving towards a better tomorrow?

Times are changing and people are making progress in terms of wellbeing.

/ January 10, 2017
Changing banking

The time is ripe for financial banking to take a large hit at India

Financial technology is continually growing and the expansion of smartphone markets will only help propel it's growth. The banking app arena just might witness revolutionary implications.

/ January 6, 2017
Growth in cities

The era of ‘zero growth’ is here

Six graphs depicting different economic indicators illustrate why no growth rather than low growth seems to have become the norm for developed nations.

/ January 6, 2017
A hand holding a note depicting philanthropy

Why are Tech Giants the biggest philanthropists?

Advancements in science and technology are often bolstered not by the Government, rather, by the philanthropy of tech giants.

/ January 6, 2017
Photo courtesy-Techworm | teaching can't be substituted by AI

Artificial intelligence may not be a substitute to teachers yet

Bots created with artificial intelligence can make teaching easier by carrying out the tedious tasks for teachers. But they are not evolved enough yet to replace the teacher altogether.

/ January 4, 2017

Shaping our future through technology

Will our cities adapt dynamic technologies to meet exploding demands as we continue to gallop forward as a race?

/ January 3, 2017

Internet connectivity has become the primary infrastructure in the 21st century

60% of the world does not have internet access. If we are to connect the entire world, The internet must be made a core part of infrastructural development.

/ December 29, 2016
Transforming cities through blockchain technology

Blockchain technology maybe the second generation of internet

How can blockchain technology enable direct collaboration within a distributed governance structure?

/ December 26, 2016
Like life itself, technologies evolve.

Our transition from human to embedded beings

We are now technologically embedded beings, surrounded and influenced by the tools of modernity, seemingly without pause.

/ December 25, 2016
Road deaths in India are at an all-time high

Can technology mitigate the rising incidences of road accidents?

Road deaths in India are at an all-time high. How can technology tackle the impediment and lead to hurdle-free roads?

/ December 25, 2016
Chinese government

Is the Chinese social credit system paving the way for a new dystopia?

The system of analyzing people’s social connections, initiated by the Chinese government may open new doors of discrimination against the citizens.

/ December 21, 2016
The ‘digitisation’ of India has captured headlines, valuations and more recently, nightmares of global investor communities.

E-Commerce in India: A tryst with destiny?

The evolution of Indian e-commerce is miraculous. But what is the way forward in today's time of instability and uncertainty?

/ December 15, 2016
Artificial Intelligence

Is Artificial Intelligence going to bring about an economic disruption?

With the advent of artificial intelligence, the phenomenon of 'capitology' might become the reason for the oust of humans from their own economy.

/ December 14, 2016

Can energy equality improve India’s human development index?

Energy equality is an important condition for achieving the goal of an equitable society. But, is energy equality sufficient alone?

/ December 11, 2016

Who was Tyndale? Probably the first one to defend the right to preserve knowledge

How important are openness and right usage of technology in order to bring about concrete change? Or does a revolution end with innovation and invention?

/ November 23, 2016
India galloping its way up the competitive index.

India Gallops its Way up the Competitive Index

Improvements in health, infrastructure, education have pushed up competitiveness index of India. However, significant progress can still be made on the financial market and technological readiness front.

/ October 9, 2016
Smart phone users turn to Androids and iPhones, with their more open operating systems and extensive app libraries.

Bye Bye Blackberry

Companies also go through an aging process, and how they deal with the limits that come with age determines their value to investors.

/ September 29, 2016
Land ownership

An Intellectual Game: Innovation & Land Ownership

Land ownership - a house of cards in need for an innovative foundation?

/ September 13, 2016
Are Hackers Bringing About A Digital Tsunami?

Are Hackers Bringing About a Digital Tsunami?

It is high time that organisations recognize the invisible force of hackers. The writer throws light on the growing need to acknowledge this workforce.

/ August 10, 2016
Digital workforce

Less Human and More Robotic

The article discusses how the digital revolution has evolved the job market into creating a new type of workforce which might be the future.

/ August 9, 2016