• Op-Ed

    RNA Technologies and India’s Path Forward

    • Shruti Sharma
    • May 01, 2017
    • Livemint

    RNA interference has huge significance within the Indian context, considering the deep-seated resistance to genetically modified seeds

    • Op-Ed

    Technopolis: Future Is Closer Than You Think

    The fast pace of technology offers India an opportunity to embrace the changes that such advances brings and to use those advances to solve critical problems facing the country.

    • Op-Ed

    Designer Babies and the Future of Bioethics

    • Shruti Sharma
    • April 06, 2017
    • Livemint

    Strong cultural preferences for a male child in an era of designer babies could lead to a further deterioration of the sex ratio.

    • Event

    The Fintech Disruption: Innovation, Regulation, and Transformation

    • March 28, 2017
    • Viceregal Hall, Claridges Hotel, New Delhi
    • Agenda

    Technology is transforming the finance sector in previously unimaginable ways.

    • Paper

    Civilian Drones and India’s Regulatory Response

    Unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, have decentralized airspace access, allowing agriculturists, construction workers, and other civilian users to integrate aerial monitoring into their daily work.

    • Op-Ed

    Battling Superbugs With Big Data

    • Shruti Sharma
    • March 02, 2017
    • Livemint

    Big Data and analytics promise a significant step towards personalized medicine. India, sitting at the cusp of a digital revolution, is well placed to integrate such solutions with public health management.

    • Op-Ed

    Let the Drone Industry Take Off

    Overcoming the present regulatory inertia around drones in India is important both from the perspective of the civilian drone industry—one capable of leading to multiple technological innovations, high-volume manufacture, and beneficial uses—and the overall economy.

    • Op-Ed

    Bots and Botching Up of Elections

    Political bots are playing a major role in how an average voter consumes news and information.

    • Op-Ed

    The Swarm of War: Is India Ready?

    There is a new arms race taking shape, centered around three interconnected technologies: autonomous weapons, swarms, and cyberwarfare.

    • Op-Ed

    AI Rules: From Three to Twenty Three

    Given the pace of progress in AI development, the expanding scope for its application, and the growing intensity of the current research effort suggests that it may not be too soon to revisit and revise the Asimov commands on computing.

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    Carnegie India
    R.K. Misra is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie India. Based in Bangalore, he will drive Carnegie India’s Technology Forum Initiative and engage with technology innovators and policymakers.
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    Ananth Padmanabhan
    Carnegie India
    Ananth Padmanabhan is a fellow at Carnegie India, based in New Delhi. His primary research focus is technology, regulation, and public policy, and the intersection of these three fields within the Indian context.
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    R. Shashank Reddy
    Research Analyst
    R. Shashank Reddy is a research analyst at Carnegie India. His research focuses on the implications of emerging technologies and their governance for international and Indian security.

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