Arguing with the algorithms
(3 minute read) We shouldn’t be afraid of technological development, argues Prakarsh Singh.
The future of work
(3 minute read) In the ‘new normal’ employers will have to balance paternalism and liberalism in their approach to work, says Prakarsh Singh.
Forget zoom, try zoos
(3 minute read) Prakarsh Singh rejoices in a visit to the exotic creatures of Seattle’s animal wonderland.
In praise of libraries
(5 minute read) Don’t take for granted the treasure on your doorstep - as libraries in various countries are opening up again, Prakarsh Singh sings their praises.
The underbelly of undernutrition: notes from the field
(6 minute read) Prakarsh Singh describes his fieldwork in an urban slum for his research into malnutrition in his native India and reports an alarming lack of progress in the battle against hunger and disease.
Flying high: what birds, artists and time have in common
(8 minute read) Three books take Prakarsh Singh into new dimensions of being.
Harmed by hyperlinks and why fireflies spark: it’s time to rediscover books
(7 minute read) Prakarsh Singh opens some unread books around the house and ends up in some very strange places.
Getting curious about curiosity
(4 minute read) What’s the point of curiosity? Prakarsh Singh examines the great power of this quality and highlights its importance in our lives. Curious? Read on!
Your data’s barbed wire
Barbed wire has been regarded as one of civilisation’s smartest inventions because it clearly defines one’s property. In a market-driven capitalist economy, this property becomes an asset. Prakarsh Singh argues that data is the barbed wire of the future.