You know I am into non-fiction, writing and reading. A consistent trend in non-fiction writing has been the emergence of academics as non-fiction writers and as more and more do so, we can clearly see how some of them are gifted writers. I laid my hands on two super books of narrative non-fiction this year [...]
Wikipedia has been a deeply unequal place and this wasn't going to change anytime soon. But thanks to the efforts of academics and researchers and gender experts around the world, the gender gap on Wikimedia has narrowed. Check out the figures for every country here. Since 2015, ‘Women in Red’ project based has been leading [...]
In the life I am yet to live, I won’t be able to walk in the rains again. The last time I did, my father had called and asked me to return home. I was in London, studying. My parents had my two-year-old daughter with them and they were tired raising her. They were also [...]
The Yuan fell to its 11-year low against the US dollar last week. Trump immediately lashed out, calling China a "currency manipulator".
India is roughly 100 days away from its 5G trials and it can't make up its mind on whether Huawei should be invited to the trials.
Machine Learning (ML) is commonly seen as the scientific study of algorithms and statistical models used by computers to perform specific tasks. Considered a subset of artificial intelligence, ML could have game-changing implications for people of the world struggling with language barriers. As we know, Chinese, Spanish and English are the most spoken languages of [...]
I am always intrigued by developments in China, but this piece felt like the disturbing facts have moved closer home in India, especially in the context of what has happened in Jammu and Kashmir in the last few days (I blogged about this here). Imagine being tracked down by the government down to every step [...]