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Satellite Web: The Next Frontier

Satellite Web: The Next Frontier

Sep 14, 2021

India needs to urgently develop its own satellite network for providing ubiquitous high bandwidth satellite-based connectivity across the country. Ignoring this development would imply getting left behind in future space and telecom industries and continuing to be importers of such critical technologies. It would also mean losing out future high paying jobs.

Chinese Whispers: Are Banned China Companies Making A Quiet Comeback In India?

Chinese Whispers: Are Banned China Companies Making A Quiet Comeback In India?

Sep 07, 2021

Chinese companies banned under Sec 69A of the IT Act of India, are quietly making a backdoor comeback through what could be largely termed as a “Benami” route. The menace needs to be aggressively tracked and stopped

The Assaults On Atmanirbhar Bharat

The Assaults On Atmanirbhar Bharat

Aug 31, 2021

Instead of supporting Indian companies for promoting the Atmanirbhar program, on the ground, state governments actively discriminate against Indian companies. This needs to be rectified urgently.

The Age of Robotics: How Robots Will Take Over Most Aspects Of Our Lives

The Age of Robotics: How Robots Will Take Over Most Aspects Of Our Lives

Aug 24, 2021

Robotics is an exploding market, with new players jumping in, India has a nucleus of a very successful robotics private sector, albeit still in early stages. India must focus on growing this industry to be able to serve unique Indian requirements as well as for exports.

The Quantum Supremacy?

The Quantum Supremacy?

Aug 17, 2021

India has already signaled its intent to develop capabilities in Quantum computing. Why is quantum computing important?

Can India Afford To Miss The Artificial Meat Bus?

Can India Afford To Miss The Artificial Meat Bus?

Aug 11, 2021

Cultured meat and its technologies are critical for a world getting deeply impacted by climate change. India can least afford to ignore this technology.

Atmanirbhar Campaign Needs An Atmanirbhar Policy For Acceleration

Atmanirbhar Campaign Needs An Atmanirbhar Policy For Acceleration

Aug 03, 2021

Domestic industries still do not have a level playing field in government procurement. Hence the Atmanirbhar campaign needs to have an Atmanirbhar policy to accelerate self-reliance in India.

Supersonic Flight: Can India Afford Not Catching The Next Bus?

Supersonic Flight: Can India Afford Not Catching The Next Bus?

Jul 26, 2021

India is missing out completely on the next generation of passenger aircraft, which is the supersonic passenger aircraft. Such aircraft will transform aviation and India can ill-afford to sit on the side-stands while others take the lead.

More Questions Than Answers In Pegasus Whodunnit

More Questions Than Answers In Pegasus Whodunnit

Jul 22, 2021

The Israeli spyware has become synonymous with large-scale cross-border digital snooping. What is the issue and who did it?

Leapfrogging Indian Aviation Leveraging Embraer

Leapfrogging Indian Aviation Leveraging Embraer

Jul 13, 2021

Embraer is a once in a century opportunity for India to leapfrog in the aerospace industry, and India should not be caught up in economic philosophies of how to acquire it.

Peace Prize For The Nuclear Bomb?

Peace Prize For The Nuclear Bomb?

Jul 06, 2021

The nuclear bomb has contributed to peace for over 75 years where the United Nations has failed.

Understanding The Brave New World Of Digital Utilities

Understanding The Brave New World Of Digital Utilities

Jun 29, 2021

Digital Utilities are powerful change agents that have changed the context of current regulations, thereby urgently requiring a new set of regulations for protecting our way of life and personal safety.

Can The Bird Fly To A Safe Harbour?

Can The Bird Fly To A Safe Harbour?

Jun 21, 2021

Is the government justified in not treating Twitter as an intermediary and hence taking away its safe harbour protection? It requires a full understanding of the context.

The Two Sides Of The India Coin

The Two Sides Of The India Coin

Jun 15, 2021

There is a movement towards Central Bank Digital Currency that has the potential to transform the flow of money. However, myriad issues need to be solved before such an instrument can be brought in

The Cryptic Tales Of Tesla

The Cryptic Tales Of Tesla

Jun 07, 2021

The flip-flop of Tesla in using Bitcoin as payment for its cars, demonstrates that cryptocurrencies are still not a replacement for regular currency. However, governments need to ensure that cryptocurrency capability building continues.

Why New Social Media Rules Are Needed To Protect You And Me

Why New Social Media Rules Are Needed To Protect You And Me

May 31, 2021

Incorrect interpretations are being made of the new regulations around social media. It is important to have the regulation to protect ourselves from the negative side of social media, for social media to flourish.

Twitter – The Judge, The Jury And The Executioner

Twitter – The Judge, The Jury And The Executioner

May 24, 2021

Twitter ceases to be an intermediary platform as soon as it censors posts. And once it does this, it becomes accountable for all other posts on its platform

The Tyranny Of Policy Fashions

The Tyranny Of Policy Fashions

May 17, 2021

Government should not be held hostage to private-sector first policy and leverage public sector entities to get into industries that are of national importance

The Shadow Of Satellite On Negroponte Switch

The Shadow Of Satellite On Negroponte Switch

May 10, 2021

India needs to build its own satellite infrastructure for individual and home connectivity and should not miss the bus.

The Digital Armours For Covid

The Digital Armours For Covid

May 03, 2021

India needs to urgently build a robust, scalable emergency response system that can crowd-source resources of all kinds from within the country and from around the world.

The Tyranny Of The Cyber Cops

The Tyranny Of The Cyber Cops

Apr 26, 2021

Recent action by Bengaluru cyber cell wherein they blocked the nodal account of a fintech startup, destroying the value of the startup, demonstrates the urgent need for safe-harbour regulations for protecting fintech and to increase training for the cyber cops.

Terrorism In Cyberistan

Terrorism In Cyberistan

Apr 20, 2021

Cyberterrorism is now real and will grow in severity. Urgent steps need to be taken to protect ourselves and to evolve a response protocol.

Pakistan And The Curious Case Of Rollback Khan

Pakistan And The Curious Case Of Rollback Khan

Apr 12, 2021

Pakistan had to acquiesce to importing sugar and cotton from India, against the wishes of its internal stakeholders. India needs to secure its supply chains to avoid a similar situation.

Institutionalizing Technology Acquisition – Not A Flight Of Fancy

Institutionalizing Technology Acquisition – Not A Flight Of Fancy

Apr 05, 2021

From technology comes wealth. Hence there is an urgent need for technology acquisition in an institutionalized manner and also focus on urgently acquiring Embraer of Brazil.

Cybersecurity In Quad-Ratic Equation

Cybersecurity In Quad-Ratic Equation

Mar 30, 2021

India, Australia, the US & Japan continue to face cyberattacks from China. Can the Quad grouping provide an effective platform for cybersecurity alliance?

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