Virtual Reality: Untapped Opportunity

The Science Immersion + Interactivity = Tele-Presence. That is how the VR techies define Virtual Reality.  For us regular folks, here is a simpler definition: Virtual reality is  computer generated environment that allows the user to experience an alternate reality. This reality may or may not resemble ‘real life’.  The headset uses two small lenses…

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bits, bytes, blockchain

Blockchain is today what Big Data/ Cloud Data was back in 2012- part new-kid-on-the-block and part mysterious technological chanteuse. Everybody’s talking about it, everybody wants a piece of it and almost everybody is intrigued by it. The open ledger-mining method for tracking, trading and creating digital -slash- cryptocurrency called Bitcoin for monetary transactions across the internet…

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Wireless Charging is Here! – Beam Me Up Scotty!

The phone is bleeping every 3 seconds and it’s about to shut down.  You rush to nearest cafe sit down and reach for… nothing. No need for a charger.  The wireless charging network being offered by the host cafe/office/airport/mall/public space will automatically charge your phone. This will soon be a real scenario thanks to the innovative…

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Work It, Girl: How Tech Has Changed the WorkDay

My browser is overflowing tabs with various articles covering the transformation of ‘Work’ in contemporary times.  I simply can not get enough of this discussion, and despite the different sources, these writings make up a vital dialogue about the future of ‘Work’.  All our academic lives are spent in preparation for our entrance into the…

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CSP15: Talking about Cyber Safety in Islamabad

Alternative Title: How to Keep the Cyber Creeps Away Good to be back on here! So let’s do a recap, shall we?I was invited to run a workshop on Cybersafety for Women and Children at the Cybersecure Pakistan Conference 2015 in Islamabad last month. 

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Tech Conferences in Pakistan – 2015 Calendar

Upcoming Tech Conferences in Pakistan: Pakistan Cyberspace Conference  – February 26 -27th, 2015 CyberSecure Pakistan Conference Digital Youth Summit 2015 *This post will be updated on a monthly basis.

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‘Read Later’ tabs: Google Glass, the Secretary Effect & Big Data

Looking to purchase a Google Glass of your own? Better hurry, you only have until January 19th! Google is sending the wearable project underground, in the capable hands of Tony Fadell (former Apple guy + current head of Nest Labs) and will be selling to companies/developers only for app development.   Bought it? If not,…

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