Apr 30, 2020

Book Review: The Smart Enough City

Zaheb Ahmad

Amidst the cacophony surrounding smart cities, cities could do just fine being ‘smart enough’ ...

Apr 21, 2020

Covid-19: The Goan Tourism Industry

Iona Eckstein & Chandika Gupta

We are investigating how tourism is being impacted by the coronavirus crisis and lockdown in Goa. ...

Apr 15, 2020

Covid-19: The Goan Fishing industry

Iona Eckstein & Chandika Gupta

We are investigating how labour is being impacted by the coronavirus crisis and lockdown in Goa. ...

Apr 14, 2020

Covid-19: and relief measures for gig workers in India

Zothan Mawii

We heard from 4 union leaders about the situation facing workers on the ground and the shortcomings of the measures platforms claim to be taking to ensure their workers' safety and protection. ...

Apr 1, 2020

Covid-19: ‘Ghost workers’ and the content moderation industry

Iona Eckstein

As the global population reacts to the spread of the coronavirus, it is obvious that people are spending more time online. ...

Apr 1, 2020

Covid-19: What about gig workers?

Iona Eckstein

This blog charts the impact of Covid-19 on this group of gig workers before and after the 21-day janata lockdown announced by the prime minister, before making recommendations about how they should be supported moving forward. ...

Mar 24, 2020

Announcing the Greenhouse-Technology-Art-Society Fellowship

Urvashi Aneja & Aishwarya Viswanathan

The Greenhouse Technology-Art-Society Fellowship program, is a residency for researchers, technologists, and artists, to explore the ways in which emerging digital technologies are transforming Indian society. ...

Feb 14, 2020

New Research and Announcements!

Urvashi Aneja & Vikrom Mathur

Newsletter #03 / January 2020 ...

Jan 21, 2020

Session with Members of Parliament: How is Big Tech transforming India’s digital economy and society? 10th December 2019, New Delhi

Chandika Gupta

Big tech refers to ‘Data-driven, consumer-facing, platforms that provide market and information infrastructures for a digital society’ ...

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Jan 8, 2020

Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment- 6th December 2019

Zothan Mawii

UN Women and SEWA Bharat Joint Initiative – Digital Assets for Women’s Economic Empowerment- Addressing Barriers and Enhancing Opportunities for Women in the Informal Economy and Agriculture ...