Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Genetically Modified Crops

Genetically modified crops are plants whose DNAs are modified by the genetic engineering methods to develop favorable characteristics. There are large number of debates about the utility, efficacy, advantages and disadvantages of the genetically modified crops. Each side is putting across their views in a deterministic manner. Hence genetically modified crops are referred as double […]

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What is potential of Hyperloop for transportation in India?

Hyperloop may be regarded as a terrestrial transportation system that is based on pod device. It has the capacity to carry passengers and freight at the speed of an airline through a vacuum tube. It was first developed by the technology billionaire Elon Musk. Hyperloops are also being created in India by a Bangalore-based startup […]

50 Years of India France Space Cooperation

India has one of the longest cooperation in space science with France. Exchanges and cooperation between the two nations began in 1960s and the first French-Indian space cooperation agreement was signed in the year 1964. The agreement paved way for the transfer of solid-propulsion technologies to India and also covered licenses to build Belier and […]

Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2015

In October 2015, the Department of Telecom has issued the much awaited spectrum trading guidelines.  Spectrum trading refers to transfer of rights to use the spectrum. After spectrum trading, the associated rights and obligations of the spectrum block shall stand transferred from the seller operator to the buyer operator. Under spectrum trading, only outright transfer […]

Gandhi on Technological Society

A technological society has two choices. First it can wait until catastrophic failures expose systemic deficiencies, distortion and self-deceptions. Secondly, a culture can provide social checks and balances to correct for systemic distortion prior to catastrophic failures. Technology has helped our society evolve by leaps and bounds. However, the new technological developments also make our […]

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