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All Things Digital: Trendspotting 2021 with Nandan Nilekani & Haresh Chawla
All Things Digital: Trendspotting 2021 with Nandan Nilekani & Haresh Chawla

This is a decisive moment in India’s digitisation. The digital rails were put in place over the past decade and 2020 saw a dramatic acceleration of trends that were already happening. Nandan Nilekani and Haresh Chawla discuss the many ways India could ride this train

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