• On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    On Media, Citizen Engagement & Alternate Digital Social Spaces

    The digital realm has played a pivotal role in how we create, ‘interact’ with and amplify the written word. From Gutenberg to computers and the Internet, each has been instrumental in not just building pathways to knowledge, enabling the reader to think and be informed, much to the dismay...
  • Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    In 1873, a 273-meter long suffrage petition was presented to the New Zealand Parliament that not just led to the sanctioning of voting power of women, becoming an inspiration for suffragists globally – it eventually led to the appointment of Jacinda Ardern (not the first female PM), one of...
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    Data – The Genetic Code of Empowerment

    It is almost curtain time for the year 2019. Another decade is coming to a close showcasing numerous breakthroughs that have improved lives of many. The driving force behind this progressive change has undoubtedly been the deluge of information reaching every nook and corner of the world at the...
  • Ed’s Note

    Man’s progress can be easily delineated through significant moments in time. The printing press, industrial revolution and the Internet are among the most pivotal watershed moments in history that have literally shaped the world’s political economy. While globalization and technology are 21st century buzzwords, one element comprising 50 percent...