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‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

From driverless cars to drones, from artificial intelligence to robotics, from the Internet of Things to 3-D printing, from nanotechnology to biotechnology, from materials science to energy storage, and quantum…

The fifth revolution

The world is in a process of permanent transformation. The transformation of the modern manufacturing process to enable humans and machines to work hand in hand is the next stage…

A revolution of our own

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is one of the most significant events in recent history. It not only changed the contours of the political economy of Britain but also put Europe…

Towards a STEM revolution

The novel coronavirus may have forced Pakistan’s schools to temporarily close, but when they re-open we can be certain that science and technology learning will be firmly back on the…

What Revolution?

What revolution?

The global elite gathered last week at the Swiss resort town of Davos for the so-called World Economic Forum to deliberate on the future of the world economy (read: how…

Reinventing basic education

In Pakistan, there is a rare consensus across political divides and among citizens concerning the dire state of education. Whether it is primary, secondary, or tertiary education, the system’s deficiencies…

Instability vs gradualism

In a modern nation-state, the state establishment (civil-military bureaucracies and the judiciary) are the protectors of stability in the system. Their incentives are designed in a way to keep stability…

Towards a technology-driven economy

In today’s world, technology has emerged as the driving force behind socioeconomic development. Its transformative impact is evident across various sectors, influencing economic growth, education, healthcare and governance. Many disruptive…