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Disruptive innovations

After the advent of the 4th Industrial revolution, the world has started changing at a mind-boggling pace. We now live in a world where truth has become far stranger than…

Universities of the future

Universities can be harbingers of change. We have seen how the Oxford and Cambridge universities contributed to the development of the United Kingdom; how Stanford and MIT have done the…

Disruptive Innovations

Disruptive innovations

Neuroscientists at the Wisconsin-based Wicab Inc have developed a device called ‘BrainPort’ that helps blind people see with their tongues. According to the late co-founder of the company, neuroscientist Paul…

Machines And Men

Machines and men

The recent advances in artificial intelligence are truly mindboggling. Dr Ray Kurzweil, an authority on futuristic thinking, predicts that by 2045, “the state of singularity” will be reached and machines…

Hundred Days Of Economic Management

Hundred days of economic management

During the five-year tenure of the PPP-led government, loadshedding became rampant affecting the productive activities and daily lives of people, growth rate declined to an annual rate only slightly higher…