Technology

18
Apr

India Takes Another Big Leap in Space

With ASAT India adds another feather to its capabilities in Space Recently, after India tested its anti-satellite missile ASAT and successfully destroyed a satellite in a 300-km orbit, India entered into the elite club of three nations – the US, China and Russia – which possess this capability. The story…
29
Mar

Elections in the Age of Social Media

Elections are no longer just fought on the streets or constituencies. They have transcended from the physical world to the virtual world. So have the complexities and the conflicts related to elections. Authorities who have the task of ensuring free and fair elections now have to face a new kind…
14
Feb

The Technology War Brewing Between China and the US

So, the war is out in open. Recently, the headline of an Op-ed piece in The Washington Post screams, `It is not a trade war with China. It is a tech war’. The Op-ed piece, penned by Michael Morell, former acting director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), elucidates that the…
29
Jan

How Tech Companies Are Leading The Fight Against Climate Change

The Earth’s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. The…
1
Nov

How Technology is Changing the Indian Transportation Sector

The recent decision of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to make a strategic investment in US-based SkyTran Inc, a company developing state of the art technology in the field of personal rapid transit systems, led me to pen down my thoughts on how technology can benefit the Indian transportation sector. The…
24
Jul

5G: A FORTHCOMING REVOLUTION

With the advent of new innovations and mechanics, the Indian technological ecosystem is widening its arena. Standing on the cusp of becoming a leader in modern-day mechanization, India is offering a lot to the International market by creating avenues of rapid development through its advanced scientific knowledge. India is moving…
11
Jul

SOCIAL MEDIA: AN UNDENIABLE FORCE

Social Media, a familiar term for all of us which includes the use of website applications that turn communication into an interactive dialogue by allowing people to share content quickly. It is evident in our lifestyles that the ability to share photos, videos, opinions, events, etc. in real time has…
4
Jul

The urban mental health landscape

Increased urbanization, riding on the backs of industrialization and rapid economic development, will see Indian cities swell in population by 12% in 2020. Indian cities are home to more than 44 crores people with varied lifestyles. Yet similarities remain between them-in the nuclear structure of families, proximity to industrial zones,…
21
Jun

India’s road to digital inclusion

The simplest explanation for a cashless economy would be – an economic system supported by a virtual form of real money. A system that doesn’t need the traditional ‘Bank Notes & Coins’. A system that enables lightning-fast transactions regardless of the distance or amount. Indian economy, fifth largest on the…
30
May

Advent of technology driven education in india

India is the largest prevailing democracy in the world which is known for its ethnic diversity across numerous areas and rich intellectuality of people in fields such as mathematics, astronomy, architecture, fine arts, music, and literature. India has a population of around 1.32 billion with more than half of the…
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