May 26, 2019: A roundup of news and perspectives on disruptive technology from around the world. In this issue: How X bridges tech-policy gap; data ownership; election predictions; Facebook and insurance frauds
Tag : regulating-technology
The good, the bad, and the nuances in between of regulating technology
Naresh Goyal’s miscalculations, how technology amplifies human bias and what makes entrepreneurs entrepreneurial
This Week in Disruptive Tech
April 20, 2019: A roundup of news and perspective on disruptive technology from around the world. In this issue: Regulatory sandboxes; brain implants and genetic engineering; and AI bias
There are multiple India’s—with different levels of prosperity and access to services. And India lives simultaneously in multiple centuries. Ram Sewak Sharma, TN Ninan, Parth Shah and Shakti Sinha discuss how Aadhaar and the policy around it needs to evolve to bridge these differences
Businesses, and inventors in technologies, must be held accountable for the impacts their products have on the lives of their customers and on societies. We must ask, why is this to be done? Who will benefit? Who may be harmed by it?
We are facing an avalanche of disruptive technologies. But adapting to change will not be easy. Sometimes it will even seem traumatic. Some insights from Vivek Wadhwa with Alex Salkever's book ‘The Driver in the Driverless Car’
A panel discussion with Arun Maira, former Planning Commission member, Jairam Ramesh, former union minister and Sanjay Jain, former technology executive at UIDAI
Why we need dialogue and deliberation to regulate technology, the trouble with TED talks, and how Richard Thaler’s nudge principles can be used for good and bad
Job destruction, fake news, polarisation. Rapid advances in technology are blamed for these. Is that claim justified? Are other factors at play? Who will regulate technology?