Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

Four Predictions for India’s National Cyber Security Strategy 2020

Harvard’s ‘National Cyber Power Index 2020’ assesses the capabilities and intent of 30 countries expressing ambitions to acquire and project ‘cyber power’. India was...

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...

Femtech Says It’s Empowering Women, but Is It Commodifying Them Too?

The concept of ‘Femtech’—or technology “which addresses women's biological needs”—is so interlinked with the women’s health apps, that the term itself is credited to...
Technicaly Speaking, How Can you and I combat Fake Newsvideo

Technically Speaking, Here are 4 Ways You & I Can Combat Fake News

Fake news has been the hot topic that shows no signs of dissipating; that is, unless individuals come to the fore and do their best to combat the issue. With this in mind, we list out four things you and I can do from the comfort of our own homes and devices to negate this information disorder.
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Technically Speaking, How Can Technology Facilitate Better Administration & Development Efforts?

Interviewed by Sourya Reddy; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. One of the less-spoken about impacts that technology can have is on our public administration systems. But...
Technically Speaking, Here are 4 Things to Know About Fake Newsvideo

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.

Building (Anti)trust: Can Competition Law Protect Us From Big Tech’s Harms?

Competition law has been in the news recently. After over a year-long investigation, the US Justice Department finally filed a much-anticipated lawsuit against Google...
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Technically Speaking, Can a Journalist Display Your Whatsapp Conversations on TV?

Yet, when shown on TV, the context is often taken away and our words are left bare for the country to see and more significantly, judge. In this light, we ask Apar Gupta—Executive Director of the Internet Freedom Foundation—can a journalist display your Whatsapp conversations on TV?

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,...

In the Digital Age, Here’s How Encryption is Protecting Your Privacy

“It iz neither fanciful nor an exaggeration to say that, without encryption tools, lives may be endangered.” -- Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High...