Raast offers opportunities for inclusion, but is not without risk.
Protectionism will not boost our local tech sector.
Along with education, Web 2.0 is the new battlefield where alternative voices must be suppressed to maintain the national
In 2020, we have seen renewed efforts to stifle digital spaces.
Policymakers must be empowered down to the district levels to respond differentially based on local data.
Those who lack digital access are highly vulnerable in this crisis.
Pakistan is remarkably adept at harnessing digital technologies to monitor its citizens.
Widespread automation may be a chance to redefine what it means to be human.
The idea that feminism has overachieved is a dangerous myth
Lack of access to online services will increase inequality.
Big Tech’s monopoly allows for more censorship and surveillance.
Social media was once seen as a democratising force.
So what is the endgame for the technology sector, and why is the data it has collected so precious?
The ‘future’ of jobs comes with many costs.
Can Libra improve financial access?
The marriage of financial services and technology is not new.
‘Data is the new oil’ is the mantra of the new age.
Nadra is one of the world’s most extensive identification regimes.
Financial empowerment is key to bridging the gender gap.
Only 6.9pc of adults here had a mobile money account in 2017.