Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

Sparking A Conversation: To Link Aadhar.. Or Not To?

In our next addition to the 'Sparking A Conversation' series, Ali Khan Mahmudabad discusses the growing role of unique identification in India, namely Aadhar....

What Ed-Tech Looks Like in Rural Maharashtra’s Schools

In a small school in Nashik, Maharashtra, most of the students are drawn towards their coming annual day practice, running around for speakers and...

Technically Speaking, Why Does India Need More Public Wifi?

While the global average stands at about one public Wifi hotspot per 150 people, India currently has just about one lakh hotspots for its population of almost 1.4 billion residents. However, with mobile networks bearing the burden of data consumption in the country, what's the need for investing in a robust and accessible public Wifi infrastructure?
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Mapping the Illegal Trade of Wildlife on Social Media

Co-authored by Avantika Bunga and Kartik Sundar The internet’s capacity to enable anonymity has attracted a slew of users who use it for illicit gains....
Technically Speaking, Here are 4 Things to Know About Fake News

Technically Speaking, Here are 4 Things to Know About Fake News

In the age of constant information being bombarded towards us through our numerous devices every second, it might be time we stopped to think about exactly how much information you and I consume that is actually credible. With this in mind, in today's video we dissect four critical elements of Fake News that make it a constant and dangerous pest in our daily lives.

Should Voter ID Data Be Linked to Aadhaar? Episode 4 of The Impact

Why does the government want to link your Aadhaar with the electoral roll? How does this affect the logistics of elections, and what challenges are on the horizon?

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...

A New Digital Reality

Growing up, one of my favourite movies was Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Besides Arnold’s catchy one-liners, something that really caught my attention was ‘terminator...

Mediating the Media: Making India’s Children Media Literate

Authored by Ipsita Mishra  The Internet is the main source of information today, with usage climbing across urban and rural areas. Where we get our...

The 21st Century Needs A New Story

The history of civilisation is the history of great stories. Great stories have been told to humans for hundreds of years. For example, the...