Publications

Digital data and the pervasive intelligence it provides about people and artefactual and natural phenomenon, is the very basis of a digital economy. With the industrial revolution, machines soon…

Going by the chapter on data in the Economic Survey released on July 4, it seemed that the government’s new Budget would carry new thinking on the digital economy. If data of, for, and by, the…

Last week, Facebook announced Libra, its new currency based on blockchain technology.

This development that has been met with mixed reactions. Unlike Bitcoin, Libra will be backed by a…

Our “Teachers Community of Learning” (TCOL) is an intensive program focusing on developing classroom strategies and teacher development programs through ICT integration at the class, school and…

Nandini Chami was a panelist on the 'Towards an empowerment scorecard for women in e-commerce' session during  UNCTAD's eCommerce Week 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The panel…

Earlier this week, Facebook deleted over 700 pages in India for “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” and “spam”. Most of these pages were related to the Congress and the BJP. The action, evidently…

There are two ways to look at the digital economy.  One is just as progressive automation of production processes that has been going on for many years, now hitting a whole new level.  Another is…

Every once in a while, there is the high optics drama about a woman celebrity or public persona who has been trolled, and then, predictably, the dust settles. But make no mistake. This is but the…

In October and November 2018, during the Great Indian Festival season in India, online retail giants — Amazon, Flipkart and Paytm Mall — sold goods worth $4.3 billion (Rs 29,947 crore), 43 percent…

In this article published in the Economic & Political Weekly (12 January 2019), Amrita Vasudevan revisits current debates on the liability of internet intermediaries in India, in the context…