Technology

Exploring the positive and negative impacts of technology on Indian society

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...

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....

Is the National Digital Health Mission an Effective Treatment for India’s Health System?

This article is the first of a two-part series on the National Digital Health Mission, and the best practices required to scale digital health...
Vaishnavi Rathore The Bastion

Why Aren’t We Making Hay as the Sun Shines? Moving to Solar Rooftops

Written by Vaishnavi Rathore with inputs from Arnab Chakraborty The view from one of Dwarka’s apartments initially looks like the typical New Delhi skyline. The...

The Story of CoWIN: How A Vaccination Strategy for Digital India Failed to Bridge...

Why was a wholly digital platform like CoWIN—one that is largely accessible to the technology-owning elite—used for mass vaccine registration?

How Can Our Government-Run MOOCs Be Better?

With the onset of the second wave across India, Massive Online Open Courses will continue to be a light in the dark for stay-at-home learners. But how many government-run MOOCS do you even know of?
Game Based Learning

From Rote to Tech: India’s Path to Ensuring Higher Learning Outcomes

Written by Amrita Singh How would you equally divide 16 oranges between 4 people? This year, the Annual Status of Education Report 2017 (ASER) decided...
Electric Vehicles India

Electric Vehicles, Clean Indian Lungs: The Reality of the 2020 NEMMP

At the SIAM convention earlier this month, Nitin Gadkari, Union Road Transport Minister, made evident the government’s intention to make a switch to electric...
Electronic Walls: Protecting Ourselves in the Absence of Digital Privacy The Bastion

Electronic Walls: Protecting Ourselves in the Absence of Digital Privacy

Written by Karthik Sundar  Cambridge Analytica’s utilization of data in the Brexit and Trump campaigns was shockingly effective. Through an app called “thisismydigitallife” developed by...

Do You Really Need Faster Deliveries?

Why have Food Delivery Executives been protesting for the better part of a year? What goes on in the background of companies like Swiggy and Zomato? What can be done to address these issues?