Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

The Non-Personal Data Report: Do We Really Need Another Data Regulator?

This article is the first instalment of a two-part series by Mohit Chawdhry of Esya Centre on the new government-led regulatory framework proposed in...
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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....

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...
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Reporting on Tech and Society in India: The Perils and Potentials — Episode 5...

Hosted by Megha Bahree Edited by Manasi Nene  In January 2022, The Wire’s series of articles on the mysterious Tek Fog app sparked a number of...

As We May Teach: Where Does All the Ed-Tech Data Go?

This article is the first instalment of Aparna Ramanujam's two-part series 'As We May Teach' which evaluates the privacy concerns and cognitive learning aspects of...

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?
Investigating the Logistics of Surveillance in India

Waking the Sleeping Giant: Investigating the Logistics of Surveillance in India

Written by Anupriya Nair A report from the Reuter’s Institute found that at least 55% of English-language news readers in India are afraid of expressing...

As We May Teach: The Neuroscience Behind Technology-Based Learning

This article is the second instalment of Aparna Ramanujam's two-part series 'As We May Teach' which evaluates the privacy concerns and cognitive learning aspects...
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The Facts Around Fake News — Episode 2 of The Impact

How does Fake News get circulated in India? Who produces this content and who does it benefit? What can be done to curb it?

The Non-Personal Data Report: Kya Karein Kya Na Karein, Ye Kaisi Mushkil Hay

In the first instalment of this two-part series on the Non-Personal Data Report (NPD), we examined the competition concerns that emanate from NPD and...