Tag : aadhaar

Lessons from India’s tortuous path to make tech work for the people
Lessons from India’s tortuous path to make tech work for the people

India’s experience with providing a digital identity to a billion-plus people through Aadhaar and with financial inclusion shows why it’s important to take the state, society and markets along. And how it’s tough to anticipate the unintended consequences

The lessons of history
The lessons of history

August 30, 2019: A roundup of news and perspectives on disruptive technology from around the world. In this issue: Aadhaar-based eKYC, facial recognition, intuition and rationality, US-China tech war, and platform responsibility

Year End Special

Trendspotting: The shape of all things digital in 2019
Trendspotting: The shape of all things digital in 2019

How cheap bandwidth and smartphones together with micropayents will affect tectonic shifts in telecom, TV and Bollywood, retail, banking and more