The thinking Indian’s guide to Aadhaar

How should you think of Aadhaar? What are the issues at stake?

Haresh Chawla

Jan. 28, 2018, 4:58 a.m.

Big Ideas

Bill Gates, Nandan Nilekani and the idea of societal platforms

EkStep Foundation is the technical partner of a new global philanthropic initiative Co-Impact. What exactly is it bringing to the table?

N S Ramnath

Nov. 16, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

Technology

Aadhaar and we the people of India

Much is being said about Aadhaar being a vicious project and one that tramples on Indian citizens. But is that the complete truth? It is a story about India that is being reported abysmally

Charles Assisi

Dec. 10, 2017, 1:24 p.m.

Big Ideas

When a tech idea goes into a government office

Aadhaar was designed as an enabler, a utility. That is its strength, and its weakness

N S Ramnath

Dec. 11, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Technology

Universal basic income, automobiles, and digital identity

There are two schools of thought on how people can be lifted out of poverty. But, can policies be crafted for them when policy makers don’t know who they are?

Charles Assisi

July 1, 2018, 2:25 p.m.

Big Ideas

Is it a yes or a no? The curious case of Section 57

Is there any scope for businesses to use Aadhaar authentication for ease of business and to provide innovative services? The Supreme Court ruling on the Aadhaar Act has left more questions than answers

N S Ramnath

Oct. 3, 2018, 5:49 p.m.

Technology

Aadhaar and the three laws of tech for entrepreneurs

In listening to the Supreme Court pronounce its verdict on Aadhaar, some pointers emerge to the vagaries of entrepreneurship

Charles Assisi

Oct. 6, 2018, 7:58 a.m.

Technology

A post-Aadhaar world

The best stories on the promise and the challenges of disruptive technologies, on enabling innovation, and leadership in a complex world

Founding Fuel

Oct. 20, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Newsletter

Consent isn't enough to protect data. We need accountability: Rahul Matthan

The Bengaluru-based lawyer who specialises in technology, says Big Data and machine learning have broken the decades old consent model, and there is a need for a new paradigm

N S Ramnath

Aug. 10, 2017, 3:25 p.m.

Big Ideas

How data is eating the world, and what India needs to do

Nandan Nilekani and his team presented their vision on democratising data. It won’t be an easy task

N S Ramnath

Aug. 23, 2017, 6:03 a.m.

Technology