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AI’s Trust Problem: Bhaskar Chakravorti

As AI advances, it confronts major trust issues due to concerns like disinformation, safety, ethical dilemmas, bias, and environmental impact. Addressing these challenges involves a unified strategy: training, empowering, and involving humans in AI oversight.

‘Less BS, more jobs’: Indian billionaires face heat of new Modi era

‘Less BS, more jobs’: Indian billionaires face heat of new Modi era

Indian billionaires Ambani & Adani attended Modi's 3rd term swearing-in. Their future is uncertain despite being central to Modi's vision. Voters want "less BS, more jobs" and may force changes in the relationship between big business and politics.

How Washington Missed the Boat on AI Regulation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How Washington Missed the Boat on AI Regulation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The U.S. Congress missed an opportunity. Instead, it published a road map that fails to address the key challenges posed by new technologies

Many Indian IT jobs will disappear

Many Indian IT jobs will disappear

Economist Bhaskar Chakravorti warns of a crisis in a key Indian economic sector – and talks about where new growth could come from after the elections.

Episode 66: Using Generative AI to improve oversight of government spending

Episode 66: Using Generative AI to improve oversight of government spending

Fabio Correa Xavier, CIO of São Paulo's Court of Accounts, leverages AI to improve oversight of $100bn in government spending.

US slows plans to retire coal-fired plants as power demand from AI surges

US slows plans to retire coal-fired plants as power demand from AI surges

US scrambles to keep coal plants open for AI boom, risking clean energy targets. Can they balance next-gen power with a greener future?

The New Generation of Online Culture Curators

The New Generation of Online Culture Curators

In a digital landscape overrun by algorithms and A.I., we need human guides to help us decide what’s worth paying attention to.

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X

Elon Musk Ramps Up Anti-Biden Posts on X

The billionaire owner of X has increasingly been using his social media platform to criticize President Biden for his health and immigration policies, according to a New York Times analysis.

Deepfake technology endangers us all

Deepfake technology endangers us all

It is not just politicians and global celebrities who suffer the consequences of AI-generated images: they can affect anyone with a social media presence.

As America deals with woke mobs on campuses, its hypocrisy on CAA-Shaheen Bagh protests stands exposed

As America deals with woke mobs on campuses, its hypocrisy on CAA-Shaheen Bagh protests stands exposed

When India faced similar sponsored protests against CAA, NRC and blockade of national highways for months together in the name of ‘farmers protests’, the US was pontificating India on respecting dissent and democratic norms

If you want to make the world a better place, focus on women 

If you want to make the world a better place, focus on women 

Global elections test women's power: War-torn Ukraine sees women rise in army, while Iran simmers with protests. Can a record number of women candidates translate to leadership gains?

Can ‘small’ AI have a huge impact in sub Saharan Africa?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Abidemi Adisa

Can ‘small’ AI have a huge impact in sub Saharan Africa?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Abidemi Adisa

Tufts University researchers explore "small" AI's potential in Sub-Saharan Africa, where specialized models, trained on smaller datasets, can positively impact individual lives, like farmers in Kenya.

AI’s Trust Problem: Bhaskar Chakravorti

AI’s Trust Problem: Bhaskar Chakravorti

As AI advances, it confronts major trust issues due to concerns like disinformation, safety, ethical dilemmas, bias, and environmental impact. Addressing these challenges involves a unified strategy: training, empowering, and involving humans in AI oversight.

Which Nations are the Most Digitally Competitive?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Which Nations are the Most Digitally Competitive?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti and Anirudh discuss AI's transformative role in India's future, emphasizing its impact on healthcare and agriculture while highlighting public-private collaboration and digital competitiveness.

US campus crises: Are America and a fragile world order at risk of coming apart?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

US campus crises: Are America and a fragile world order at risk of coming apart?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

American universities face protests amid broader societal tensions, notably over the Middle East crisis and upcoming U.S. elections, raising concerns about global stability.

Trump got one thing right: Banning TikTok would help Meta (and Google)

Trump got one thing right: Banning TikTok would help Meta (and Google)

Meta and Google stand ready to reap a TikTok ban’s rewards.

India’s missing jobs — and where the next government can find them: Bhaskar Chakravorti

India’s missing jobs — and where the next government can find them: Bhaskar Chakravorti

We are staring at an employment crisis, which could get worse. But with policy support that could change.

Why India Needs A ‘Ministry Of AI’

Why India Needs A ‘Ministry Of AI’

With India facing another election, establishing a Ministry of AI is vital for economic leverage and national security against technological warfare.

Modi’s Moment: How Narendra Modi is Changing India and the World

Modi’s Moment: How Narendra Modi is Changing India and the World

Narendra Modi, challenging tradition with innovation, flaunts his recycled plastic vest, embodying contradictions as he shapes India's destiny.

Is BRICS offering an alternative model for global governance?: Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

Is BRICS offering an alternative model for global governance?: Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

The BRICS group exists in a symbiotic relationship with the Western-led global institutions while engaging in new economic initiatives. Yet it can only become a real alternative if it improves the conditions of the Global South.

Tech in Ukraine after two years of war: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Tech in Ukraine after two years of war: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Amid war, Ukraine's tech adapts: from service-led to aiding efforts & planning Smart Ukraine. SET's Iryna Volnytska trains women; Bhaskar Chakravorti studies the shift."

With elections in at least 83 countries, will 2024 be the year of AI freak-out?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

With elections in at least 83 countries, will 2024 be the year of AI freak-out?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Regulatory panic could do more harm than good. Rather than poor risk management today, rules should anticipate the greater risks that lie ahead.

Why thousands of Houston-area households could soon lose a crucial internet subsidy

Why thousands of Houston-area households could soon lose a crucial internet subsidy

Affordable Connectivity Program ending soon due to funding depletion, impacting 18.4M users. Lifeline support offers $9.25 off for eligible participants.

What would be the point of a central bank digital currency?

What would be the point of a central bank digital currency?

Having a digital currency could make payments more efficient, but critics have raised privacy concerns.

How can the enterprise earn investor trust through sustainability disclosures?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How can the enterprise earn investor trust through sustainability disclosures?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Deloitte & Fletcher School's study reveals strategies for enhancing investor trust in sustainability disclosures, highlighting the critical role of reliable data and the growing importance of sustainability in investment decisions.

The death of Amazon’s iRobot deal has knock-down effects, as the unicorn corporate exit appears to be defunct

The death of Amazon’s iRobot deal has knock-down effects, as the unicorn corporate exit appears to be defunct

Amazon's iRobot deal collapse led to CEO's departure and layoffs. Echoing Adobe's Figma setback, it sparks concerns in the startup realm about exit challenges for specific firms.

What if Regulation Makes the AI Monopoly Worse?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

What if Regulation Makes the AI Monopoly Worse?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

In 2023, AI's breakthrough led to Big Tech dominance. Regulators, aiming to protect, unintentionally fueled accelerationists' power, raising consolidation risks.

Charting the Emerging Geography of AI: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

Charting the Emerging Geography of AI: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, and Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

AI power shifts globally impact prioritized applications, societal benefits, economic sectors, data for training algorithms, biases inclusion, and innovation versus safeguards balance. 25 nations compete for AI leadership.

OpenAI is a nonprofit-corporate hybrid: A management expert explains how this model works − and how it fueled the tumult around CEO Sam Altman’s short-lived ouster

OpenAI is a nonprofit-corporate hybrid: A management expert explains how this model works − and how it fueled the tumult around CEO Sam Altman’s short-lived ouster

The board is supposed to stop OpenAI from veering from its mission of building technology that benefits humanity.

Unlocking Africa’s job creation potential: Insights from experts: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti, Jordan Fabyanske, Shamina Singh and Robin Miller

Unlocking Africa’s job creation potential: Insights from experts: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti, Jordan Fabyanske, Shamina Singh and Robin Miller

In an exclusive interview with Business Insider Africa, Bhaskar Chakravorti, Shamina Singh, Jordan Fabyanske, and Robin Miller provided valuable insights into the complexities of the African job market and potential pathways to overcome its challenges.

Building Better Technology: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin

Building Better Technology: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin

AI Culture conference featured a thought-provoking debate between Bhaskar Chakravorti and Philippe Beaudoin, skillfully moderated by Marc Nicholson. Hosted by Quilt.AI, the event, led by CEO Anurag Banerjee and co-founder Angad Singh Chowdhry, explored the dynamic landscape of artificial intelligence.

Big Tech companies look to scoop up talent jumping ship from OpenAI

Big Tech companies look to scoop up talent jumping ship from OpenAI

OpenAI's Sam Altman's uncertain move to Microsoft prompts talent poaching. Industry's AI integration race intensifies, impacting consumers. Experts caution about autonomous AI's unpredictable future, raising concerns over relinquished control.

OpenAI seemed invincible a week ago. Now it’s extremely vulnerable.

OpenAI seemed invincible a week ago. Now it’s extremely vulnerable.

OpenAI, once poised for a major IPO, faces a crisis as its CEO and president leave for Microsoft. This self-inflicted turmoil sparks staff resignations and raises questions about Microsoft's dominance in AI. OpenAI's future appears uncertain, marked by talent loss and energy depletion.

Onward Ahoy! India’s rising potential in the global B2C arena

Onward Ahoy! India’s rising potential in the global B2C arena

India aims for a $32 trillion GDP by 2047, eyeing the world's second-largest economy by 2075. Rising incomes, demographic shifts, and a 26% Rich segment by 2047 drive growth. Indian B2C seeks global expansion, facing challenges for opportunities across industries.

The Consequences of Elon Musk’s Ownership of X

The Consequences of Elon Musk’s Ownership of X

Twitter X, led by Musk, faces escalating hate speech and misinformation, causing a decline in user visits and ad revenue. Musk's controversial decisions raise concerns about the platform's commitment to its values, notably during the Israel-Hamas conflict.

In an automated future, what does productivity really mean?

In an automated future, what does productivity really mean?

AI tools like GPT-4 and Bing greatly enhance productivity across tasks, with a projected $4.4 trillion annual impact. Studies highlight benefits in organization and efficiency. However, the impact on creative work remains uncertain, prompting a need for redefined productivity metrics.

Understanding Digital Public Infrastructure: What it Means — and Why it Matters — to Businesses and Governments in Emerging Markets: Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi and David Porteous

Understanding Digital Public Infrastructure: What it Means — and Why it Matters — to Businesses and Governments in Emerging Markets: Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi and David Porteous

IDEA 2030 Council members Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi and David Porteous collaborated with Priya Vora and Peter Rabley on this timely piece about why Digital Public Infrastructure matters in emerging markets.

FTC’s case against Amazon is stronger than expected but still faces uphill battle

FTC’s case against Amazon is stronger than expected but still faces uphill battle

The Federal Trade Commission & antitrust lawsuit against e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. looks to be stronger than expected, but it will still be a tough slog.

Meta introduces ChatGPT competitor, AI tools amid industry arms race

Meta introduces ChatGPT competitor, AI tools amid industry arms race

Meta unveils "Meta AI", a chatbot for its platforms, challenging OpenAI's ChatGPT. Powered by Bing, it merges with Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and introduces celebrity chatbots.

Amazon sued by FTC, which alleges the company is ‘exploiting its monopoly power’

Amazon sued by FTC, which alleges the company is ‘exploiting its monopoly power’

The FTC filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon on Tuesday, the highest-profile case yet in the agency & attempt to rein in Big Tech.

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios

There is growing consensus that digital payments can facilitate financial transactions and help boost economic growth in both developed

How zero-knowledge technology can enhance digital public infrastructure

How zero-knowledge technology can enhance digital public infrastructure

Nations have long invested in physical infrastructure: the walls, bridges, highways and other structures that support everything we do. In today’s technological age, there is an equal need to enhance the digital architecture necessary to carry the online load.

India Hosts The G20 Summit: Is This Global Spotlight Indicative Of The Country’s Economic And Political Future?

India Hosts The G20 Summit: Is This Global Spotlight Indicative Of The Country’s Economic And Political Future?

Biden joins G20 in India; PM Modi seeks global prominence. Concerns over civil liberties under Modi's leadership. Experts from Tufts & Yale discuss.

Is India the World’s Next Great Economic Power?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Is India the World’s Next Great Economic Power?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

India's economic rise seems promising with drivers like demand, supply, policy reforms, and geopolitics, but challenges remain.

India Made It to the Moon. That Doesn’t Make It a Top Industrial Power.

India Made It to the Moon. That Doesn’t Make It a Top Industrial Power.

Landing on the moon’s south pole was a considerable technological achievement. But realizing Narendra Modi’s dreams of industrial supremacy will require getting over a series of roadblocks.

Why Climate Change Matters for Every Leader

Why Climate Change Matters for Every Leader

A new survey says many executives underestimate the impact of climate change. Associations have an opportunity to change the conversation.

Just half of CEOs see climate change as a risk to their business

Just half of CEOs see climate change as a risk to their business

Despite recent extreme weather, just 19% of CEOs think of climate change as a serious risk to business, per a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey.

How digital public infrastructure is changing the world: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

How digital public infrastructure is changing the world: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

In this interview, Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses the importance and future of digital public infrastructure with Hindol Sengupta.

Indian Regulator Seeks Two More Weeks to Wrap Up Adani Probe

Indian Regulator Seeks Two More Weeks to Wrap Up Adani Probe

India's watchdog concludes 3-year Adani probe. Expectations of mild impact on Adani Group due to weak investigation and complex corporate laws. Adani denied wrongdoing. Sebi faces pressure. Potential for minimal to groundbreaking outcomes in report.

Getting to grips with regulating AI which no one fully understands

Getting to grips with regulating AI which no one fully understands

AI's impact on elections, healthcare, jobs, and more dominate headlines. Global AI regulation lacks clarity; EU's risk-based approach stands out. Uncertainty surrounds AI's effects, posing challenges for oversight. Balancing innovation and control is key amid geopolitical concerns.

The AI Regulation Paradox: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The AI Regulation Paradox: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Regulating artificial intelligence to protect U.S. democracy could end up jeopardizing democracy abroad.

Artificial intelligence will impact workplaces and cost some workers their jobs

Artificial intelligence will impact workplaces and cost some workers their jobs

A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute says some will lose their jobs and low-wage workers are the most likely to be hit.

To travel or not to travel? Indian passport’s tryst with visas: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

To travel or not to travel? Indian passport’s tryst with visas: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

According to the latest Henley Passport Index, India has visa free access to 57 countries around the world. But what does this mean for the world's most populous country and its access to foreign nations? How powerful is the Indian passport?

Facebook to make its AI free to use, expanding access to powerful tech

Facebook to make its AI free to use, expanding access to powerful tech

The social media giant is doubling down on its open source approach, in contrast to Google, Microsoft and OpenAI

With the rise of AI, social media platforms could face perfect storm of misinformation in 2024

With the rise of AI, social media platforms could face perfect storm of misinformation in 2024

FL Gov. DeSantis' campaign shared a video on Twitter using AI-generated images of Trump hugging Fauci to criticize his decisions. Real and fake images were blended, making it hard to distinguish.

The missed opportunity in the AI boom: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

The missed opportunity in the AI boom: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

AI disrupts work, promising productivity but risking job loss and income inequality. Research may focus on wrong problems, missing chances to aid humanity.

Why We’ll Get AI and the Future of Work Wrong

Why We’ll Get AI and the Future of Work Wrong

Clickbait aside, leaders should pay attention to predictions about the future of work. Here’s why they’re important — even when they miss the mark.

Is Threads a Twitter Killer?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Is Threads a Twitter Killer?: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Threads arrival sparks speculation on Twitter’s future, Bhaskar Chakravorti shares insights in Scripps News interview.

Threads Takes on Twitter: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Threads Takes on Twitter: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses Threads, Twitter’s rival, and its connection to Instagram, fueling rapid growth and Elon Musk’s response.

The Generative AI Revolution: A Glimpse Into the Future of Work: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The Generative AI Revolution: A Glimpse Into the Future of Work: Bhaskar Chakravorti

A look at how previous waves of digital technologies affected workers offers some insight into AI’s potential impact in the years to come.

Affirmative action ruling could be a blow to diversity in tech

Affirmative action ruling could be a blow to diversity in tech

The industry already struggled to recruit a diverse workforce. Last week’s ruling could make things worse.

How AI Might Save, Not Destroy, the Human Race: Harnessing Its Potential during Pandemics and Health Crises

How AI Might Save, Not Destroy, the Human Race: Harnessing Its Potential during Pandemics and Health Crises

Can AI be humanity's savior rather than its threat? Explore the potential of AI in the pandemic response and the challenges that lie ahead.

Mark Zuckerberg vs. Elon Musk: a tale of the tech tape

Mark Zuckerberg vs. Elon Musk: a tale of the tech tape

The tech gurus have challenged each to a fight after a years-long rivalry.

Modi Looks to U.S. to Expand India’s Tech Ambitions. Why It Won’t Be Easy.

Modi Looks to U.S. to Expand India’s Tech Ambitions. Why It Won’t Be Easy.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden look to deepen their ties during Modi’s visit to the U.S.

A Conversation on Climate and Sustainable Development: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

A Conversation on Climate and Sustainable Development: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Virtual symposium on climate & sustainable development in India with Amitabh Kant, William Bissell, & Rachel Kyte, moderated by Gaurav Dalmia & Bhaskar Chakravorti.

The Elonization of Mark Zuckerberg: How the Meta CEO is playing it cool

The Elonization of Mark Zuckerberg: How the Meta CEO is playing it cool

Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg clash as their respective companies, Meta and Twitter, compete in the social media space.

How will AI affect workers? Tech waves of the past show how unpredictable the path can be: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How will AI affect workers? Tech waves of the past show how unpredictable the path can be: Bhaskar Chakravorti

New digital technologies have been a constant for workers over the past few decades, with a mixed record on the economy and individuals’ daily lives. AI’s effect will likely be just as unpredictable.

Meta employee morale is low. Mark Zuckerberg is touting AI to fix that.

Meta employee morale is low. Mark Zuckerberg is touting AI to fix that.

The Facebook parent company is betting that more job security and innovations in artificial intelligence will boost the internal mood as well as the company’s bottom line

Rahul Gandhi’s American Yatra: A Howdy Modi moment: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Rahul Gandhi’s American Yatra: A Howdy Modi moment: Bhaskar Chakravorti

In America, India’s most famous ‘heir’ pulled back the curtain, seemed more accessible. His message of tolerance was welcome, but the Congress leader was short on specifics.

Money Matters: How Japan approaches aid

Money Matters: How Japan approaches aid

We went behind the numbers to provide you with insights into Japan’s approach to aid. Plus, Uganda’s anti-gay law potential aid fallout, the new boss atop the World Bank, and what are AfDB’s spending priorities?

AI chatbots lose money every time you use them. That is a problem.

AI chatbots lose money every time you use them. That is a problem.

The cost of operating the systems is so high that companies aren’t deploying their best versions to the public.

Ajay Banga faces great expectations as he takes helm of World Bank

Ajay Banga faces great expectations as he takes helm of World Bank

The Indian-born former Mastercard executive has a fanbase across the financial world who are convinced he can deftly reform the World Bank for the modern era. But it's a time of polycrisis and competing demands, making it a tough task.

Meta to begin fresh layoffs, cutting heavily among business staff

Meta to begin fresh layoffs, cutting heavily among business staff

A half-dozen current and former employees told The Washington Post that they worry new layoffs this week could endanger content moderation.

The Case for Investing in Digital Public Infrastructure: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The Case for Investing in Digital Public Infrastructure: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Discover how digital public infrastructure (DPI) is reshaping India's economy & governance. Learn about 8 essential qualities for successful DPI projects & public-private coordination.

A warning about AI from a founding father of the IT age: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Steve Wozniak

A warning about AI from a founding father of the IT age: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti and Steve Wozniak

The inventor of the first Apple computer Steve "Woz" Wozniak tells us of his fears that AI will supercharge scams.

How Tufts’ Fletcher School helps the world make sense of itself

How Tufts’ Fletcher School helps the world make sense of itself

Tufts University’s global affairs program has found a central place in dialogue about major international conflicts, especially war in Ukraine.

Scripps News Live: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Scripps News Live: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

As data privacy becomes increasingly scarce, what is the role of government regulation?

How GPT Mania Could Harm AI Innovation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How GPT Mania Could Harm AI Innovation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The scramble to win the GPT race could divert essential resources from the development of more socially meaningful uses of AI.

Three years after companies doubled down on DEI, ‘the pendulum swings back.’ Here’s why

Three years after companies doubled down on DEI, ‘the pendulum swings back.’ Here’s why

Inflation, anti-ESG movement and a war on ‘woke’ politics are hurting the diversity, equity and inclusion push at companies.

Black unemployment rate hits record low 5 percent

Black unemployment rate hits record low 5 percent

During the coronavirus pandemic, the Black unemployment rate soared to as high as 16.8 percent

Look at AI, not ChatGPT:  Bhaskar Chakravorti

Look at AI, not ChatGPT: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Few paid attention to the fact that the first alert of a mysterious new virus out of Wuhan, China, came through AI.

Adani Rout Puts Spotlight on Billions Flowing Through Mauritius

Adani Rout Puts Spotlight on Billions Flowing Through Mauritius

The tiny island of Mauritius spent years trying to clean up its image as a base for murky money launderers and shell firms. The short-seller allegations against billionaire Gautam Adani are once again reviving questions about the country’s role as a tax haven for India’s tycoons

The Adani Crisis Is Exactly What India Needs: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The Adani Crisis Is Exactly What India Needs: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The scandal may rattle India’s elite just enough to jump-start long-neglected reforms.

Why more Indians are going abroad for higher education

Why more Indians are going abroad for higher education

Experts say better academic opportunities, career prospects and availability of financial aid and scholarships are driving the trend

Adani Maps Comeback Strategy After $135 Billion Hindenburg Rout

Adani Maps Comeback Strategy After $135 Billion Hindenburg Rout

Conglomerate hiring top-shelf public relations, legal teams.

Adani maps comeback strategy after $132 billion Hindenburg rout

Adani maps comeback strategy after $132 billion Hindenburg rout

Almost a month after a bombshell short seller report lopped off $132 billion in market value from Gautam Adani’s empire

Learner’s Park: “Higher education focuses preparing graduates to tackle future problems,” says Bhaskar Chakravorti on India’s education system

Learner’s Park: “Higher education focuses preparing graduates to tackle future problems,” says Bhaskar Chakravorti on India’s education system

Digital tools have given university admissions offices further reach in recruitment and programming, which enables us to connect with newer and more diverse potential applicants.

The recent tech layoffs have disproportionately affected women. Here’s why.

The recent tech layoffs have disproportionately affected women. Here’s why.

Research shows women in tech are 65 percent more likely to be laid off than men.

Tufts University’s Chakravorti on Adani Crisis Impact on India: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Tufts University’s Chakravorti on Adani Crisis Impact on India: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses the impact of the Adani crisis on India's economic and development goals. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

After layoffs, Meta, tech companies face uphill battle to boost diversity

After layoffs, Meta, tech companies face uphill battle to boost diversity

Meta and other technology companies long have struggled to recruit a diverse workforce. The recent spate of cuts by Silicon Valley companies has hit those efforts hard.

Modi Is Muzzling Big Tech

Modi Is Muzzling Big Tech

Silicon Valley has spent years courting India, but its companies face an increasingly tricky censorship minefield in the world’s largest democracy.

2022 in AI, in verse and prose: Bhaskar Chakravorti

2022 in AI, in verse and prose: Bhaskar Chakravorti

This year had a fascinating mix of goodies. Now seek AI talent from across the world, not just from a few mega-clusters.

Why should Indian students opt for a Master of International Business degree course

Why should Indian students opt for a Master of International Business degree course

Here is why students from India opt for a Master of International Business degree course, which helps them to survive in the industry.

Is the Digital Dollar the Future of Money?

Is the Digital Dollar the Future of Money?

An expert explains how a central bank digital currency works and why it’s under consideration around the world.

The Year the U.S. Democracy Debate Turned Global

The Year the U.S. Democracy Debate Turned Global

From the midterms to billionaire Elon Musk, 2022 yet again made clear why foreign policy begins at home.

How Elon Musk is changing what you see on Twitter

How Elon Musk is changing what you see on Twitter

This week, Musk disbanded the Trust and Safety Council, made up of civil, human rights and other organizations to address hate speech, harassment, child exploitation, suicide, self-harm and other problems on the platform

Anti-LGBTQ hate thrives online, spurs fears of more violence

Anti-LGBTQ hate thrives online, spurs fears of more violence

In the days after a gunman killed five people at a gay nightclub in Colorado last month, much of social media lit up with the now familiar expressions of grief, mourning and disbelief.

To Save Twitter, Elon Musk Should Fire Himself: Bhaskar Chakravorti

To Save Twitter, Elon Musk Should Fire Himself: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Musk’s conflicts of interest make him too dangerous to run the global public sphere.

Here’s Proof Hate Speech Is More Viral on Elon Musk’s Twitter

Here’s Proof Hate Speech Is More Viral on Elon Musk’s Twitter

Researchers monitoring a “firehose” of public tweets found signs of increasing toxicity—before Elon Musk reversed bans on Trump and other divisive figures.

Is the Digital Dollar Coming Soon?

Is the Digital Dollar Coming Soon?

A Fletcher School expert explains how a central bank digital currency works and why the U.S. is considering developing one

Elon Musk's Twitter Buyout Brought Back QAnon Believers, Report Says

Elon Musk's Twitter Buyout Brought Back QAnon Believers, Report Says

Discussions about the Trump-related, false conspiracy theory have ramped back up

Facing a Tide of Criticism, Elon Musk Is Tweeting Through It

Facing a Tide of Criticism, Elon Musk Is Tweeting Through It

The new owner of Twitter has embarked on a tweeting spree to push back, spar and justify his actions.

Twitter 'laid off' counter-electoral misinformation teams days before US midterms

Twitter 'laid off' counter-electoral misinformation teams days before US midterms

Twitter's mass layoffs included staff responsible for tracking and countering misinformation spread on the platform ahead of and during the US midterm elections.

Resistance to misinformation is weakening on Twitter, a report found.

Resistance to misinformation is weakening on Twitter, a report found.

Researchers at Tufts expressed concern in a report about conspiracy theories on Twitter ahead of the midterms.

Elon Musk Puts His Own Politics on Display on Election Day

Elon Musk Puts His Own Politics on Display on Election Day

The new owner of Twitter has urged his followers to vote Republican.

The Red Wave That Wasn’t: Biden said Wednesday that voters had proven that “democracy is who we are.”

The Red Wave That Wasn’t: Biden said Wednesday that voters had proven that “democracy is who we are.”

Biden said Wednesday that voters had proven that “democracy is who we are.”

New wrinkles in misinformation as midterms near: election skeptics at polling places, and on ballots; fake news in new languages; Elon Musk at Twitter’s helm

New wrinkles in misinformation as midterms near: election skeptics at polling places, and on ballots; fake news in new languages; Elon Musk at Twitter’s helm

The single galvanizing narrative is that the 2020 election was stolen,’ observes Tufts scholar in technological change and society

Oysters to layoffs: How Meta’s local office went from expansion to slowdown in five months

Oysters to layoffs: How Meta’s local office went from expansion to slowdown in five months

How Meta’s local office went from expansion to slowdown in five months.

During Wild Disinformation Election Day, Twitter Rolls Out (Then Quickly Cancels) New ‘Official’ Check Marks

During Wild Disinformation Election Day, Twitter Rolls Out (Then Quickly Cancels) New ‘Official’ Check Marks

The twin traps of election disinformation and Elon Musk’s own impulsiveness both bit Twitter’s rear end over the last 24 hours, and unsurprisingly, advertisers are not exactly clamoring to buy ads on the platform.

Twitter's new verification rollout goes about as badly as experts feared

Twitter's new verification rollout goes about as badly as experts feared

Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco on Nov. 4, 2022. Twitter's new subscription rolled out Wednesday with predictably disastrous results

The quality of Twitter conversation has ‘decayed’ after Elon Musk’s takeover

The quality of Twitter conversation has ‘decayed’ after Elon Musk’s takeover

Extremists and toxic posts have flourished on Twitter since it was acquired by Elon Musk a week and a half ago, according to a new report

How Twitter's $8 verification plan works and why it's facing criticism

How Twitter's $8 verification plan works and why it's facing criticism

Elon Musk says the plan makes the site's signature blue checks more accessible.

Elon Musk’s Twitter Did Not Perform at Its Best on Election Day

Elon Musk’s Twitter Did Not Perform at Its Best on Election Day

False narratives about voting in the midterm elections proliferated on the platform, which has shed half its employees since Mr. Musk bought the company last month.

A message to Twitter titans: Take a sabbatical from Musk’s Twitter: Bhaskar Chakravorti

A message to Twitter titans: Take a sabbatical from Musk’s Twitter: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The collective silence will be the most viral tweet in the world.

‘There could be serious erosion’: Tufts report finds Twitter hate speech on the rise

‘There could be serious erosion’: Tufts report finds Twitter hate speech on the rise

Tufts report finds Twitter hate speech on the rise.

Misinformation and the midterm elections: What to expect

Misinformation and the midterm elections: What to expect

Conspiracy theories about mail ballots. Anonymous text messages warning voters to stay home. Fringe social media platforms where election misinformation spreads with impunity.

How to read your social media feeds on Election Day

How to read your social media feeds on Election Day

Voters in the U.S. who go on Twitter, TikTok, Facebook or other platforms to learn about Tuesday’s pivotal U.S. midterm elections are likely to encounter rumors, hearsay and misinformation.

Is democracy on the midterm ballot?

Is democracy on the midterm ballot?

President Biden recently warned American voters that democracy is on the midterm ballot. "In our bones, we know democracy is at risk," Biden said in the speech.

A Warning About Misinformation Ahead of the Midterms

A Warning About Misinformation Ahead of the Midterms

One word that’s become part of our vocabulary when it comes to politics is ‘misinformation’ and in our recent political climate it seem.

Elon Musk takeover: To the Twitter titans: Why kowtow to Chief Twit?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Elon Musk takeover: To the Twitter titans: Why kowtow to Chief Twit?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Twitterati should take a sabbatical from the platform until guarantees of good governance, decency and fairness are rebuilt.

Here’s what to know about misinformation and next week’s midterm elections

Here’s what to know about misinformation and next week’s midterm elections

Conspiracy theories about mail ballots. Anonymous text messages warning voters to stay home. Fringe social media platforms where election misinformation spreads with impunity.

FCC Must Put 'People Over Miles,' Tufts Researchers Say

FCC Must Put 'People Over Miles,' Tufts Researchers Say

Tufts University researchers told the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday to focus on how many individuals, not just locations, are receiving high-speed service as the agency creates new broadband maps to inform the distribution of federal infrastructure funds by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Pandemic pushes women online: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Pandemic pushes women online: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Covid has accelerated digitisation for women, a new study reveals.

Musk doesn’t own Twitter yet, but conservatives are racking up followers

Musk doesn’t own Twitter yet, but conservatives are racking up followers

Tucker Carlson, Donald Trump Jr. and Republican lawmakers are seeing their follower counts spike, while Democrats’ are on the decline.

The Carbon Footprint of Cash: Interview with Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

The Carbon Footprint of Cash: Interview with Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi

Michael chats with Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi all about the carbon footprint of cash.

A Twitter trial would expose Elon Musk to scrutiny. Buying Twitter might help him avoid it.

A Twitter trial would expose Elon Musk to scrutiny. Buying Twitter might help him avoid it.

The news in this months-long saga came the very week he was expected to be deposed in in a lawsuit Twitter filed against Musk for breach of contract. The exact reasons for his 180 are unknown, but experts told Vox that it shows the Delaware Court of Chancery’s muscle in…

Where to Find Top AI Talent: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Where to Find Top AI Talent: Bhaskar Chakravorti

To find diverse AI talent, companies will need to look outside the usual technology talent hubs.

As Congress flounders in Big Tech regulation push, the FTC isn’t waiting around

As Congress flounders in Big Tech regulation push, the FTC isn’t waiting around

Senate majority leader still seeking to get self-preferencing bill to the floor as data-privacy bill remains stalled, but Lina Khan’s FTC is making moves even without new laws.

FTC Chair Lina Khan Speaks on Data Security Rulemaking

FTC Chair Lina Khan Speaks on Data Security Rulemaking

The Federal Trade Commission initiated a proceeding to examine whether we should implement new rules addressing data practices that are unfair or deceptive.

Remote working: The countries shunning the post-COVID work trend and why

Remote working: The countries shunning the post-COVID work trend and why

Two years ago, COVID triggered a surge in remote work. But now that most restrictions have been lifted, is it here to stay? Not in these countries.

Access to broadband internet improves COVID-19 outcomes, research shows

Access to broadband internet improves COVID-19 outcomes, research shows

Not having high-speed internet could be risky for your health as Tufts University research shows people living in counties with broadband access are less likely to die from COVID-19.

Tech Industry Layoffs May Undo Workforce Diversity Gains

Tech Industry Layoffs May Undo Workforce Diversity Gains

Companies have recently made progress in employee diversity, but cuts due to economic worries are expected to hurt underrepresented workers most.

The Digital Divide Is Coming for You

The Digital Divide Is Coming for You

More services are going online-only—catching more people on the wrong side of a widening gulf.

Uber Files gives us a glimpse of Big Tech’s playbook for market manipulation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Uber Files gives us a glimpse of Big Tech’s playbook for market manipulation: Bhaskar Chakravorti

It is time we reformed the education of future entrepreneurs and disruptors and the many stakeholders who enable them, to put the human cost of disruptive innovation front and center.

How Biden’s “Internet for All” Initiative Can Actually Fulfill Its Mission: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How Biden’s “Internet for All” Initiative Can Actually Fulfill Its Mission: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Right now, half of Americans aren’t using broadband internet. In an effort to close this digital divide, the Biden administration has launched the Internet for All initiative: a massive investment of funds to expand access to high-speed internet in the world’s most valuable and second most evolved digital economy.

Can you leap-frog your way toward enterprise change agility?

Can you leap-frog your way toward enterprise change agility?

Courageous organizations can choose a path different from the historical journey often taken by the competition.

Broadband Access a ‘Matter of Life and Death’ During Pandemic

Broadband Access a ‘Matter of Life and Death’ During Pandemic

As Covid-19 raged, access to high-speed internet saved lives. The effects were especially pronounced in cities, researchers found.

Amazon, Microsoft, McDonald’s and Citi to examine their impact on civil rights and racial equity. Will more companies follow suit?

Amazon, Microsoft, McDonald’s and Citi to examine their impact on civil rights and racial equity. Will more companies follow suit?

Some of the biggest U.S. companies have agreed to third-party racial-equity audits after shareholder pressure that increased amid the Black Lives Matter movement.

Capital Projects Fund Aids West Virginia's Billion Dollar Broadband Strategy

Capital Projects Fund Aids West Virginia's Billion Dollar Broadband Strategy

We’ve been talking for years about how to fix the rural broadband problem. Now we’re finally going to do it.

Need tech talent? Call me. Want diverse tech talent? Definitely call me.

Need tech talent? Call me. Want diverse tech talent? Definitely call me.

Our ambition isn't just to increase our pool of tech talent. It's to diversify the sector one hire at a time, writes the chief of Chicago's Discovery Partners Institute.

Ukraine's Tech Sector 100 Days in

Ukraine's Tech Sector 100 Days in

Friday marks 100 days since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Western Union Shares Fresh Insights on Today’s Migrants

Western Union Shares Fresh Insights on Today’s Migrants

Migrants are optimistic, technologically savvy and motivated to build a better life.

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year

With midterm elections looming, Congress probably has until summer to pass legislation.

Western Companies Can Help Ukraine by Sending Work: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Western Companies Can Help Ukraine by Sending Work: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Ukraine’s tech outsourcing sector, one of Europe’s largest, has adapted nimbly to the war.

Atmanirbhar internet is about self-sufficiency, not protectionism

Atmanirbhar internet is about self-sufficiency, not protectionism

Hitesh Jain writes: It will keep digital services in India from being at the mercy of Big Tech.

Twitter loves Musk but dreads a Musk takeover, research finds

Twitter loves Musk but dreads a Musk takeover, research finds

While the Twitter community backed Musk’s tweets criticizing the platform, those feelings quickly turned sour at the idea of the billionaire buying Twitter.

Why we should care about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover bid: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Why we should care about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover bid: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Taking Twitter off the public equity markets, as he wants to, would give him license to do as he pleases with the platform.

Twitter employees blanch at prospect of Musk ownership

Twitter employees blanch at prospect of Musk ownership

Musk would likely decimate Twitter’s brand and reputation, say current and former employees.

The age of ‘Slobalisation’: What tectonic shifts in global trade means

The age of ‘Slobalisation’: What tectonic shifts in global trade means

The lingering pandemic and the ongoing war in Europe has made the world economy experience a slowdown in the pace of globalisation. This has ramifications for both the global and Indian economy.

The folly of an ‘atmanirbhar’ internet: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The folly of an ‘atmanirbhar’ internet: Bhaskar Chakravorti

It is an oxymoron. Parallels between Russia’s and India’s attempts to shake free of US Big Tech’s hegemony are worrying.

Cyber threats could outpace traditional approaches to data security: MyDIGITAL CEO

Cyber threats could outpace traditional approaches to data security: MyDIGITAL CEO

Cyber threats could outpace traditional approaches to data security: MyDIGITAL CEO

Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses how the war in Ukraine is impacting the technology sector.

The NFL isn’t alone in its diversity problem.

The NFL isn’t alone in its diversity problem.

How old boys’ clubs and box-checking keep tech, academia and more from real progress.

Why the Corporate Flight From Russia Is No Precedent for China: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Why the Corporate Flight From Russia Is No Precedent for China: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Businesses are unlikely to face similar pressures in an Asian crisis.

Why AI Failed to Live Up to Its Potential During the Pandemic: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Why AI Failed to Live Up to Its Potential During the Pandemic: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The pandemic could have been the moment when AI made good on its promising potential. There was an unprecedented convergence of the need for fast, evidence-based decisions and large-scale problem-solving with datasets spilling out of every country in the world.

How to work at the cloud-services firm Box, a top-rated employer that recruits people who 'imagine that they can't get a job at a tech company'

How to work at the cloud-services firm Box, a top-rated employer that recruits people who 'imagine that they can't get a job at a tech company'

How to work at the cloud-services firm Box, a top-rated employer that recruits people who 'imagine that they can't get a job at a tech company'.

‘She Was Like A Big Sister To All Of Us’ — Tech Worker Killed With Her Children Attempting To Flee Ukraine Should Be Remembered As More Than A Statistic, Colleague Says

‘She Was Like A Big Sister To All Of Us’ — Tech Worker Killed With Her Children Attempting To Flee Ukraine Should Be Remembered As More Than A Statistic, Colleague Says

Employees of SE Ranking, the Silicon Valley company whose chief accountant is the first known tech worker to be killed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, want Tatiana Perebeinis to be remembered for more than the way in which she died, a co-worker told MarketWatch on Wednesday.

Distress of TikTok fake school accounts: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Distress of TikTok fake school accounts: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

TikTok School challenge – what’s happening and what’s being done. Twitter disinformation campaign in Kenya and the lack of diversity in the AI workforce across the world.

Some Employers Are Turning to Crypto to Assist Ukraine Employees

Some Employers Are Turning to Crypto to Assist Ukraine Employees

As Russia continues its brutal military campaign in Ukraine, which it launched two weeks ago, several financial themes have emerged. One is the growing list of U.S. companies cutting off ties with Russia, with McDonald’s, Starbucks and Coke being the latest to join the list of nearly 300 companies.

It wasn’t hard for Apple to cut off Russia, but the precedent could be troublesome — ‘China is the real test’

It wasn’t hard for Apple to cut off Russia, but the precedent could be troublesome — ‘China is the real test’

After Big Tech steps in to cut off Russia in wake of Ukraine invasion, experts say it was an easy call because Russia spends so little on a global scale, but could trap Apple and others when and if a larger customer like China makes a similar move.

No light at the end of the tunnel: Americans join Hong Kong’s business exodus

No light at the end of the tunnel: Americans join Hong Kong’s business exodus

Worsening Sino-US ties, strict Covid rules and the crackdown on dissent have dented the territory's fabled allure as a business hub, say experts.

Baystate Business Hour Podcast: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Baystate Business Hour Podcast: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Tom, Joe and Kim talk about the impact of Omicron on the economy, labor issues, vaccine mandates and inflation

India: the Next Global Growth Engine

India: the Next Global Growth Engine

India's equity market is booming, but what impact does this have on the digital market?

Facebook, Twitter Face High-Stakes Choice on a Voice for Taliban

Facebook, Twitter Face High-Stakes Choice on a Voice for Taliban

Internet giants grapple with how to handle the Taliban's activities on their platforms.

Ukraine’s Vital Tech Industry Carries On Amid Russian Invasion

Ukraine’s Vital Tech Industry Carries On Amid Russian Invasion

Many companies in Ukraine’s IT industry relocate staff, who have continued to ship code for clients.

Tech firms with employees in Ukraine spring emergency plans into place

Tech firms with employees in Ukraine spring emergency plans into place

As rumors began to spread of power outages, cyberattacks and tanks rolling into eastern Ukraine, JustAnswer Chief Executive Andy Kurtzig convened his employees in the invaded country on a video conference call to put emergency plans in place.

Don’t Use Chips to Play Poker With Putin: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Don’t Use Chips to Play Poker With Putin: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Semiconductor blockades are powerful sanctions—but may not prove effective with Russia.

Invasion of Ukraine Could Create Tech Disruptions: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Invasion of Ukraine Could Create Tech Disruptions: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses the global technology implications of the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine Invasion Disrupts a Vital Tech Talent Pool: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Ukraine Invasion Disrupts a Vital Tech Talent Pool: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti provides analysis on how Russia's invasion is devastating Ukraine's burgeoning tech industry.

Where Are The Hot Spots And Blind Spots For A.I. Innovation?: Bhaskar Chakravorti & Ajay Bhalla

Where Are The Hot Spots And Blind Spots For A.I. Innovation?: Bhaskar Chakravorti & Ajay Bhalla

Ajay Bhalla and Bhaskar Chakravorti analyze 50 cities to determine where to be for all things artificial intelligence.

India’s Startup & Unicorn Gains; ‘Exciting Times But Danger Of Bubble Bursting’: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

India’s Startup & Unicorn Gains; ‘Exciting Times But Danger Of Bubble Bursting’: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses the reasons behind Chairman Xi Jinping’s crackdown on fintech companies and investor interest in India's startups.

The US takes Russia's chips off the table

The US takes Russia's chips off the table

After years of taking a wait-and-see attitude toward cloud services, financial services companies are ready. Data from Capco and Wipro found that 62% expect cloud computing investments to improve revenue and 52% believe those investments will improve profitability.

Why 2022 might disappoint big tech antitrust crusaders

Why 2022 might disappoint big tech antitrust crusaders

A look at the status of the numerous probes the DOJ and FTC have going targeting Silicon Valley giants.

The Digital Divide, Misinformation & Government: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

The Digital Divide, Misinformation & Government: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Soniya Gokhale interviews Bhaskar Chakravorti on misinformation and the dilemma it poses for governments globally.

Two birds, one stone: Closing the digital divide and facing down Mark Zuckerberg: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Two birds, one stone: Closing the digital divide and facing down Mark Zuckerberg: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti discusses how Mark Zuckerberg's Meta can help close the digital divide in America.

India to launch digital rupee: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

India to launch digital rupee: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

India has announced a digital budget with plans to create its own cryptocurrency – the digital rupee.

Tufts Global Business Dean: “Meta is Doomed”: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Tufts Global Business Dean: “Meta is Doomed”: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti joins Bloomberg to discuss Facebook's rebrand.

The saviour complex of Facebook’s critics:  Bhaskar Chakravorti

The saviour complex of Facebook’s critics: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Media rightly criticizes Facebook, but are they including the people who's voices really matter in this discussion?

3 Tech Industry Trends to Watch in 2022: Bhaskar Chakravorti

3 Tech Industry Trends to Watch in 2022: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Fringe players take on Big Tech, governments start regulating, and AI could finally prove its worth.

50 Global Hubs for Top AI Talent: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi, and Christina Filipovic

50 Global Hubs for Top AI Talent: Bhaskar Chakravorti, Ajay Bhalla, Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi, and Christina Filipovic

The co-authors discuss the top 50 cities for Artificial Intelligence talent and the need for a diverse workforce.

White House wants universal broadband by 2030, but funding could take years to deliver: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

White House wants universal broadband by 2030, but funding could take years to deliver: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo aims for universal broadband by 2030, but distributing funds from the infrastructure law may take years.

Global Money Shifts to India as Xi Cracks Down on Tech: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Global Money Shifts to India as Xi Cracks Down on Tech: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Following President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the Chinese tech industry, Bhaskar Chakravorti says investors are setting their sights on India.

Census goes digital in India: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Census goes digital in India: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti on the BBC discusses India's plan for a new digital census, and explains the challenges and opportunities that come along with it.

As Facebook faces fire, US laws protecting kids online languish behind Europe: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

As Facebook faces fire, US laws protecting kids online languish behind Europe: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Bhaskar Chakravorti is interviewed about privacy law for minors in the U.S., and claims it is acutely behind the effort.

Indian tech unicorns are gaining at China’s expense. Is this a blessing or a bubble waiting to burst?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Indian tech unicorns are gaining at China’s expense. Is this a blessing or a bubble waiting to burst?: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The last thing India can afford is a bubble that bursts and for capital, talent and technology to take flight and seek refuge elsewhere.

Special Series With Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha: Big Tech – A force for Good or Bad?

Special Series With Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha: Big Tech – A force for Good or Bad?

In this episode of 'Special Series with Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha speaks with Bhaskar Chakravorti, as he delves into the intricacies of Big Tech and its pros and cons.

Inclusive Leadership: Closing the Digital Divide: Bhaskar Chakravorti and Ajay Banga

Inclusive Leadership: Closing the Digital Divide: Bhaskar Chakravorti and Ajay Banga

As a part of Nasdaq's "World Reimagined" series, Bhaskar Chakravorti and Ajay Banga discuss the importance of building a more digitally inclusive world, and what barriers need to be addressed in doing so.

South Sudan low internet access makes mockery of social media curbs

South Sudan low internet access makes mockery of social media curbs

Data from Digital Planet's Digital Intelligence Index (DII) is mentioned in this article about the lack of accessible broadband services in South Sudan.

Lies and Deceit: How Social Media Fuels Misinformation: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Lies and Deceit: How Social Media Fuels Misinformation: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Whether it's about US elections or COVID vaccines, misinformation continues to spread like wildfire on social media with very real and, in some cases, dire consequences. But some people are more vulnerable than others. Why? And what can be done to keep people safe? Bhaskar Chakravorti breaks it all down.

Facebook’s Taliban Ban Will Prove Costly for Afghans: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Facebook’s Taliban Ban Will Prove Costly for Afghans: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Why the tech giant is on the wrong side of history yet again.

Facebook, Twitter Face High-Stakes Choice on a Voice for Taliban

Facebook, Twitter Face High-Stakes Choice on a Voice for Taliban

Tech giants ponder giving Taliban social media. Concerns: free speech, harm, Taliban's image, retaliation, risks. Challenging decisions ahead.

Secretary for IT updates Korean business community on HK’s latest developments and opportunities in innovation and technology

Secretary for IT updates Korean business community on HK’s latest developments and opportunities in innovation and technology

Data about Hong Kong’s ranking on Digital Planet's Digital Intelligence Index (DII) is featured in this article about tech opportunities in Korea.

Use of Digital Payment Systems Soar in HK

Use of Digital Payment Systems Soar in HK

Digital Planet's Digital Intelligence Index (DII) is mentioned in this article about the development of digital payment technologies in Hong Kong.

Big Tech’s Stranglehold on Artificial Intelligence Must Be Regulated: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Big Tech’s Stranglehold on Artificial Intelligence Must Be Regulated: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The technology is too important to be left in the clutches of Silicon Valley.

From banks to apps: why FinTechs will change our relationship with money

From banks to apps: why FinTechs will change our relationship with money

Italy’s ranking on Digital Planet's Digital Intelligence Index is mentioned in this article about the rise of FinTech companies in the country.

Biden’s ‘Antitrust Revolution’ Overlooks AI—at Americans’ Peril: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Biden’s ‘Antitrust Revolution’ Overlooks AI—at Americans’ Peril: Bhaskar Chakravorti

A handful of companies have outsize influence on the world’s artificial intelligence. Policymakers must act now to stem the rise of powerful monopolies.

Start-ups will suffer from antitrust bills meant to target Big Tech, VCs charge

Start-ups will suffer from antitrust bills meant to target Big Tech, VCs charge

Bhaskar Chakravorti comments on U.S. government antitrust legislation to restrict mergers and acquisitions by dominant Big Tech platforms and the potential impact on smaller start-ups.

FTC votes to rescind merger policy in a possible blow to Big Tech

FTC votes to rescind merger policy in a possible blow to Big Tech

Bhaskar Chakravorti comments on the potential impact of the Federal Trade Commission’s vote this week to rescind a 1995 statement that loosened merger review reporting requirements.

How to Close the Digital Divide in the US: Bhaskar Chakravorti

How to Close the Digital Divide in the US: Bhaskar Chakravorti

The U.S. government is negotiating a plan to address one of the most important — but overlooked — problems facing the country: the digital divide.

Lina Khan Has Her Own Antitrust Paradox: Bhaskar Chakravorti

Lina Khan Has Her Own Antitrust Paradox: Bhaskar Chakravorti

As the Federal Trade Commission chair, the best thing she can do to regulate tech is nothing.

New Research from Digital Planet finds LGBTQ+ Women outnumber LGBTQ+ Men in United States’ Tech Industry: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

New Research from Digital Planet finds LGBTQ+ Women outnumber LGBTQ+ Men in United States’ Tech Industry: Interview with Bhaskar Chakravorti

Digital Planet research finds that the number of LGBTQ+ women outnumber LGBTQ+ men in the United States tech industry. The research finds the gap is even wider in major tech hubs, like San Francisco and New York City.

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