Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

School Bus

Wheeling past Digital Literacy’s Potholes in India

Written by Sarah Berry  Innumerous schemes are implemented to ensure that all children have access to quality education. Despite this, the main hindrance to successfully...
Football VAR

VAR: Does the Scoreline Reflect the Game?

Written by Govind Narayan  The approval and subsequent utilisation of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in the 2018 FIFA World Cup caused much furore, given...
Esports Is Here to Stay: Where Do India’s Pro-gamers Go From Here?

Esports Is Here to Stay: Where Do India’s Pro-gamers Go From Here?

Co-authored by Armaan RM and Simran Taneja  To a non-gamer, the difference between casual gaming and “professional” Esports is indiscernible. Much like any other sport,...
GDPR

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...
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Virtual Battlegrounds: Where “Digital Athletes” are Making a Strong Case for Themselves

Written by Kartik Sundar  When ESPN first broadcasted “The International” in 2014, they were met with waves of criticism from their base audience. For the...
Moving Beyond a Unidimensional AI Arms Race The Bastion

Moving Beyond a Unidimensional AI Arms Race

Written by Swagam Dasgupta  “Artificial intelligence is the future, not only for Russia but for all humankind,” said Putin via live video to Russian students...
Sports Tech

Making India Great: The Urgent Need for Sports Technology

Co-authored by Aditya Vikram and Tanay Gokhale  It doesn’t take an ardent sports fan to notice that technology has insidiously impacted the way we view,...
Electronic Walls: Protecting Ourselves in the Absence of Digital Privacy The Bastion

Electronic Walls: Protecting Ourselves in the Absence of Digital Privacy

Written by Karthik Sundar  Cambridge Analytica’s utilization of data in the Brexit and Trump campaigns was shockingly effective. Through an app called “thisismydigitallife” developed by...
Game Based Learning

From Rote to Tech: India’s Path to Ensuring Higher Learning Outcomes

Written by Amrita Singh How would you equally divide 16 oranges between 4 people? This year, the Annual Status of Education Report 2017 (ASER) decided...
RTI vs. RTP

Friends or Foes? The Right to Information vs. The Right to Privacy

Written by Anushka Jain The government’s push to make Aadhar an integral part of the Indian’s daily life has seen a lot of opposition. At the...