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Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change
Sep 13, 2023

Technology and Climate Change: Innovation and Partnerships for Transformational Change

The world is facing a climate-change challenge that requires nothing short of atechnological revolution to address. Yet the current patterns of technology development anddiffusions are not transformative enough; nor are they happening at a pace, rapid enough.Actions at multiple levels engaging different actors are needed to reduce emissions whilemeeting the developmental needs of the global south. This paper summarises the mostinnovative ideas sh

Technology and Terror: A new era of threat in a borderless online world
May 21, 2019

Technology and Terror: A new era of threat in a borderless online world

Terror requires spectacle to thrive and technology has allowed this opera of violence to find new audiences and locales.

Technology as an enabler for transformation
Nov 02, 2020

Technology as an enabler for transformation

Our world will be different with more women in STEM. Diversity and inclusion are broad buckets, but we need to keep the discussion going. The more con

Technology for urban planning: Prospects of ‘Open Building’
Oct 06, 2023

Technology for urban planning: Prospects of ‘Open Building’

While Open Building holds positive emancipatory potential for urban governance, the adverse impact of technology in an urban space must be kept in min

Technology for women in 2021: Perspectives from Kenya
Jan 08, 2021

Technology for women in 2021: Perspectives from Kenya

2020 has seen the rapid uptake of technology in both the formal and informal sectors with many formal employers adapting strategies that have allowed

Technology policymaking in India: The need for a paradigm shift
Jan 15, 2022

Technology policymaking in India: The need for a paradigm shift

To emerge as tech power in the future, India needs to rethink its approach towards policymaking

Technology transfer, policy and climate change: Goal 2020 for India
Apr 20, 2010

Technology transfer, policy and climate change: Goal 2020 for India

In his opening remarks Mr. Sunjoy Joshi, ORF Distinguished Fellow, said that pace of adoption & innovation was critical for mainstreaming climate friendly technologies

Technology: Taming – and unleashing – technology together
Jan 16, 2024

Technology: Taming – and unleashing – technology together

Innovative approaches will require regulatory processes to include all stakeholders.

"H" is for high technology cooperation, not H1B visas
Mar 14, 2017

"H" is for high technology cooperation, not H1B visas

Donald Trump's policies on immigration and H1B visa present a unique opportunity for India and the US for conversation on technology cooperation.

#DisruptiveTechnology यानी विध्वंस को बढ़ाने वाले तकनीकों के ज़माने में युद्ध का भविष्य
Aug 03, 2023

#DisruptiveTechnology यानी विध्वंस को बढ़ाने वाले तकनीकों के ज़माने में युद्ध का भविष्य

तकनीक और स्वचालन में तेज़ उन्नति संघर्ष और युद्ध के भविष�

70 Policies — Institutes of Technology Act, 1961
Aug 04, 2018

70 Policies — Institutes of Technology Act, 1961

While building institutions is hard, maintaining them is even harder.

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister
Oct 21, 2015

Access to green technology only way to reduce to carbon emissions: Minister

Admitting that the government's 'Make in India' initiative will result in increase in carbon emissions as it focuses on manufacturing, and industries, India's Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javedkar emphasises the need for developing countries to get cheaper access to green technology on humanitarian grounds, notwithstanding Intellectual Property Rights.

Appropriateness or consequence: Challenges to regulating facial regulation technology
Jun 01, 2022

Appropriateness or consequence: Challenges to regulating facial regulation technology

Privacy concerns are being raised as surveillance using Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) slowly expands in India.

Beijing's trajectory in science and technology shows India is far behind in the game
Jan 24, 2018

Beijing's trajectory in science and technology shows India is far behind in the game

The Chinese have been putting serious money into key areas which they aim to become world leaders in the next decade or so. One of these is AI where the government and Chinese corporates are moving in a big way.

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development
May 24, 2023

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development

After a hiatus of almost two decades, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) appears poised to once again assume significance in regional affairs. The renewed vigour has already resulted in a fresh agreement on tangible areas of cooperation and ways of resuscitating the organisation. This brief examines the role that will be played by technology and digital skilling in BIMSTEC’s goals toward

Building a new digitalised world through technology centrism
Oct 24, 2020

Building a new digitalised world through technology centrism

When technology becomes important for a country’s development, governments should balance the advance of technology with openness and autonomy.

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation
Nov 16, 2021

Democratising Technology for the Next Six Billion: India’s ‘Digital Public Goods’ Innovation

Access to, and development of indigenous digital platforms and cutting-edge technologies is imperative for robust socio-economic development and national security. In turn, such process needs to be democratised, and undertaken in a sustainable manner. India is a first mover in this novel idea of democratising technology and developing Digital Public Goods. Operationalised in the digital infrastructure called India Stack, India’s strategy aims t

Digital minilaterals and new approaches to technology cooperation
Dec 30, 2020

Digital minilaterals and new approaches to technology cooperation

Minilateral forums and nontraditional groupings will fill a global policy vacuum, enable deeper, nuanced debates, and help public discourse and debate

DNA Technology Regulation Bill: Concerns on data privacy, dependence, and bias
Dec 20, 2022

DNA Technology Regulation Bill: Concerns on data privacy, dependence, and bias

While a noble attempt, this bill does bring up concerns around biases in law and infringement of personal privacy

Emerging technology, emerging power: India in the age of AI
Aug 14, 2023

Emerging technology, emerging power: India in the age of AI

As president of the Global Partnership on AI this year, India has the chance to lead the international dialogue around general-purpose AI technologies

Ethics of neurotechnology: The intersection of neuroscience and military applications
Sep 05, 2023

Ethics of neurotechnology: The intersection of neuroscience and military applications

Striking a balance between technological advancement and ethical considerations will be essential to safeguard human rights and global security

FIB-SOL Life Technologies: Redefining agri input efficiency via nanotechnology
Nov 09, 2020

FIB-SOL Life Technologies: Redefining agri input efficiency via nanotechnology

The future of research in the agricultural and healthcare sectors is currently at its peak and will become more aggressive in the next decade.

For all our sakes, building digital trust had better be the technology trend of the 2020s
Dec 30, 2020

For all our sakes, building digital trust had better be the technology trend of the 2020s

The defining aspect of technology and innovation in the 2020s isn’t an algorithm or an invention, it’s a choice.

Gender Bias In Futuristic Technology — AI In Pop Culture
Jan 15, 2022

Gender Bias In Futuristic Technology — AI In Pop Culture

The growing socialisation with female virtual assistants in AI is rapidly diminishing the significance of women to 'a gendered female who responds on-demand'.

Geo-technology: 5G and who builds the digital future, builds all of the future
Nov 02, 2020

Geo-technology: 5G and who builds the digital future, builds all of the future

Technology has been a fulcrum point for Trump’s disruption of the status-quos with China, with 5G leading the way