Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

Customers Are Central to the Gig Economy. Will We Use Our Voice to Fight...

It is all-too-convenient to ignore the fact that the little brightly-coloured delivery executive icon riding through the map on our mobile screens is actually a human being who deserves respectable working conditions, at the very least.
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Technically Speaking, What Can We Learn from Australia’s Move to Regulate Big Tech? with...

Hosted by Aarathi Ganesan Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal For the past three years, Australia has been ground-zero for Big Tech regulation, especially in the battle between...

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, Spy on Me, and I’ll Spy on You...

Earlier this month—February 2021—the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched a controversial programme under its cybercrime unit. Called the ‘Cyber Crime Volunteers Program’, it...

The 2021 IT Rules: Do They Bark Or Do They Bite?

The IT Rules, 2021 may also impact the free flow of marginalised voices that non-profit organisations strive to promote online.
A Brief History of Identification in Indiavideo

A Brief History of Identification in India

Research by Isha Malaviya Edited & Presented by Sumit Krishna Yadav The politics of identity has long plagued the globe and India is no exception to...
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Technically Speaking, How Important is the PDP Bill for India? with Yashovardhan Azad

Hosted by Sourya Reddy  Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal The Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP), 2019, was tabled in the Parliament in the winter session of 2019....
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Technically Speaking, Why Did Facebook Ban News in Australia? with Peter Lewis

Hosted by Aarathi Ganesan Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal On February 18th, a couple of weeks ago, Australians woke up to find that they could not access...

For Digital Governance Solutions to Reach the Marginalised, Working With Offline Intermediaries Is Key

It is vital to examine the design and deployment of digital governance mechanisms in India through the lens of inclusion.
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Technically Speaking, What Are Some Issues with Rapid Technology Adoption by the State?

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Over the past decade, the Indian state has adopted several diverse forms of technology for a number of...

Internet, Show Me No More Blues: Towards a Feminist Internet

What does a feminist Internet look like and what might it entail in the Indian context? Would the Indian woman be the primary beneficiary of a feminist Internet? If yes, which Indian women benefit from it?