Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

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?
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Technically Speaking, Why Does Technology Adoption Need to Be Made More Transparent?

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Technology systems, when adopted by the state, come with a host of concerns, that range from individual data...

Welcome to Clubhouse, Where Everyone is Free: Is the App Really A Bastion of...

In India, is Clubhouse the Utopian melting pot of ideas and speech it seems to be in other parts of the world? We spoke to six young, urban, English-speaking Indian professionals to find out.
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How Can We Hold the State Accountable for its Technology Adoption? With Srinivas Kodali

How can a nation’s citizenry, civil society and research bodies come together to hold the State accountable in order to ensure that these technologies are being adopted in a fair, robust and transparent manner without being misused? Srinivas Kodali—an independent researcher—tells us his thoughts.

The Murky Waters of Kerala’s Knowledge Economy Mission

For employment platforms like the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission to cater to Kerala’s unemployed, they require nuanced engagement at the design stage.

Can India’s 2023 G20 Presidency Stitch Together A Fragmented Global Digital Landscape?

India is set to assume the G20 Presidency in 2023: it can use this position to balance national interests and promote global trust and capacity building.
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How the RBI Ban on Recurring Payments Affects Businesses Across The Board

Hosted by Chirag Chinnappa  Edited by Manasi Nene  In September of this year, the RBI rolled out its mandate for customers to authenticate auto-debit recurring card-based...

How the Economic Costs of Surveillance Impact India Inc.

With India yet to pass a citizen-centric data protection law, could this cost our trade ties with privacy-centric economies?

How Standardizing Quality Control Can Improve Trust in eNAM

Farmers found their hands tied when supply chains froze during the COVID-19 pandemic. As restrictions on movement led to shortages of farm labour, input...

Shouldn’t eGov Software Be Free and Open Source?

Featured image courtesy Jon Moore on Unsplash Understanding the Context Bureaucratic transactions are no longer confined to stuffy sarkari offices. At the Centre and state levels,...