India- A Pandemic gone bad or a consistent Political Disaster?

Haridwar, a small town near the Himalayas, is considered by many Hindus to be one of the holiest places in India. The famous Kumbha Mela, which is a Hindu religious festival, was held in this holy city in the year 2021- a year that saw the second wave of coronavirus hit the country. Many healthcareContinue reading “India- A Pandemic gone bad or a consistent Political Disaster?”

Hong Kong and its Racism Epidemic

2020 saw an ardent rise in protests against systemic racism triggered by the death of George Floyd in the United States. While the states went through its own introspection of racial inequalities throughout a dark period in human history, the rest of the world also sat up, and took notice at the inherent racism thatContinue reading “Hong Kong and its Racism Epidemic”

Google fires its second head of AI Ethics, a step back for the advocacy of deploying ethical AI.

Google fired Margaret Mitchell, who was the co-lead of Google’s Ethical AI team. This news came after they investigated her use of corporate email for purposes against the company’s policy. Consequently, this led to a considerable amount of scrutiny, as Google proudly recognizes itself as being a transparent and diverse organization, words that fall bleakContinue reading “Google fires its second head of AI Ethics, a step back for the advocacy of deploying ethical AI.”

The Chief Minister’s Problem with Ripped Jeans Sheds Light on India’s Problem with Women

Tirath Singh Rawat, the chief minister of Uttarakhand, recently criticized women for donning ripped jeans, specifying the lack of values that they imparted upon their children, on doing so.   He continued, and described a personal scenario, where a co-passenger on his flight, wore jeans that were ripped at the knees, along with boots. She was travelling with her twoContinue reading “The Chief Minister’s Problem with Ripped Jeans Sheds Light on India’s Problem with Women”

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