Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

The Bastion

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....

What Does it Take to Build a Sustainable Digital Health System?

This article is the second instalment of a two-part series on the National Digital Health Mission. We look at the best practices required to...

The Rise of Emotiveillance? Emotion AI and Ed-tech in India

A famous (and controversial) experiment in 1976 by Ekman and Friesen tried to study the facial expressions of individuals in response to certain stimuli....
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How Can India’s e-Mandi System Benefit Farmers?

Research by Isha Malaviya Presented & Edited by Sumit Krishna Yadav As opposed to a traditional mandi system, e-mandis specifically abolish the culture of middlepersons....
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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...

The Laws of the Land of Social Media

While the 2021 IT Rules attempt to regulate the harms of social media, they will also place disproportionate regulatory power in the government's hands.

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...
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...

A Reprehensible Republic: Republic TV’s Hollow Coverage of the Abrogation of Article 370

In any healthy democracy, the mainstream media is entrusted with the role of a watchdog, expected to always hold power to account. Unfortunately, much...

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...