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Why the Privatisation of Schooling Hasn’t Improved the Quality of Indian...

Over the past few decades, parents have overwhelmingly shifted their children from government-run schools to private schools. The 4 lakh+ private schools in India...

Rethinking Data Ownership: Should Big Tech Pay Users For Their Data?

By Atri Mukherjee  After a long day of work, you log on to Facebook or Instagram to catch up with trends within your digital circles....

To What Extent Does India’s Surveillance Regime Affect Citizen’s Privacy?

Attacks like 9/11 and 26/11 shock the conscience of our societies and states—it is in the background of such attacks, that governments tend to...

Focusing on the Humans of Fieldwork Can Produce Better Quality Data

This is the first of a two-part series that explores solutions to two broad challenges facing the development sector: the lack of reliable data,...

#Dialogues: Mapping Cyber Security in India with Pukhraj Singh

Interviewed by Bharath Pottekkat  Edited by Malavika VN  If the recent revelation that China is collecting huge amounts of data on Indian individuals is anything to...

How Has the Role of Stakeholders in Education Changed? #Dialogues with...

Edited by Malavika VN  The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the education system in disarray. While schools and colleges have had to adapt to and embrace...

The COVID-19 Battle: Pandemic v/s Privacy

The events following the global spread of COVID-19 have put governments on high alert. This has prompted a variety of initiatives to combat the...

Bursting the Balloon: Making Sense of COVID-19 Figures

A week ago, India reported over one lakh cases of COVID-19. The country is now amongst the top ten worst affected by the virus....

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...

Citizen Science: Data of the People, by the People, for the...

Last week, something interesting was introduced in the state of Sikkim. A ‘Sunny Weather Lab’ to record information like wind speed, temperature, and rainfall...