Will US Follow China or EU in Regulating Tech?

This seems to be the year when Americans hit the pause button on the advance of technology in their daily lives and grapple with how we got here and where we’re going. Bloomberg columnist Tyler Cowen has written about a looming clash between the values of Washington, DC, and the values of the San Francisco […]

Six Marvel Films to See Before Avengers: Infinity War

Whether you’re a Marvel fan or not, you’ve heard of Avengers: Infinity War by now. There are various reasons for it being the biggest film event of 2018, not least of which is that it brings together over three dozen characters from previous chapters. Of course, for those who haven’t been keeping up with the […]

The Few Pros and Many Cons of Buying an Xbox One in India

On this episode we discuss the Xbox One situation in India with all of Microsoft’s gaffes such as online exclusivity and paucity of games. Games editor Rishi Alwani and friend of the podcast Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay Parab to talk all things Xbox. We begin this episode by talking about the Xbox One’s launch […]

China Wants to Win the Computing Arms Race

As the US and China threaten to impose tariffs on goods from aluminium to wine, the two nations are waging a separate economic battle that could determine who owns the next wave of computing. Chinese universities and US technology companies such as IBM and Microsoft are racing to develop quantum computers, a type of processing that’s forecast […]

Facebook CEO Didn’t Have All the Answers for Congress

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg often came across as one of the smartest people in the room as he jousted with US lawmakers demanding to know how and why his company peers into the lives of its 2.2 billion users. But while some questions were elementary, others left Zuckerberg unable to offer clear explanations or specific answers. […]