Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society


Changing Privacy Policies: The Coming of GDPR

Written by Saisree Subramanian  The past couple of months have seen a flurry of activity at internet companies. Users have been presented with updated terms...

Disease Surveillance in India: From SARS-CoV to COVID 19

Amid COVID-19, disease surveillance and early warning detection mechanisms have gained importance across the world.  In India, the role of tracing the outbreak of diseases...

Technically Speaking, Why is Encryption a Big Deal for the Government?

Hosted by Sourya Reddy Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal Encryption has been the talk of the tech world for the better part of 5 years now. While...

How Data Protected Policies Can Ensure Migrant Workers’ Welfare

The need of the hour is to create a policy that protects both data and citizens while effectively provisioning services.

Who Needs Consent Anyway? The JPC’s Suggestions Worryingly Expand the Scope of Processing Non-Consensual...

With the Parliamentary Committee's draft Data Protection Bill (DPB), not only can individuals' data be used without their consent (non-consensual), but data that the...
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#Dialogues: Mapping Cyber Security in India with Pukhraj Singh

Interviewed by Bharath Pottekkat  Edited by Malavika VN  If the recent revelation that China is collecting huge amounts of data on Indian individuals is anything to...

Time For A Change: Does India Need Another Time Zone?

Does it make sense for India to adopt two time zones? How much would this affect the lives of citizens, especially in Northeast India?
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Riding the EV Wave: Challenges to the New Two-Wheeler Revolution

How can India realise its E-two wheeler dreams? Nilay Chandra, Director of Marketing and Charging Infrastructure at Ather Energy explains

Bengaluru’s Tech Parks Need to Stay Open For Its Micro-Economies to Survive

The COVID-19 induced lockdowns severely impacted Tech Parks in Bengaluru and the hundreds of businesses that depend on these parks to survive. What exactly are these impacts, and how have these micro-economies suffered over the last couple of years?
Is Your Data Use Harming the Environment?

Is Your Data Use Harming the Environment?

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore After booking my train ticket online, I received a confirmation in my email inbox. The ticket ended with “Please don’t print...