Technology

Safer Internet: Let’s kick off the conversation

August 29, 2015
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Safer Internet: Let’s kick off the conversation

When we talk about technology and crime, or technological crime, we probably refer to crimes using new technologies, that is information and communication technologies (ICTs). It is very difficult to define, as new technologies continue to emerge and the examples become redundant. In some cities in some countries, burglary is a forgotten thing, thanks to...
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Digital Bangladesh: information safety first

December 6, 2014
Nazrul Islam
Digital Bangladesh: information safety first

The concept of ‘Digital Bangladesh’, adopted by the current government, has been
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A new world

May 11, 2014
Hammad Ali
A new world

Regardless of how one feels personally about the widespread impact of technology, it is hard to deny that technology is changing our lifestyle and our perception
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Technology and a New Year’s resolution

January 1, 2014
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Technology and a New Year’s resolution

The irony of our time is that we have tuned out the real world by surrendering our heart and soul to the virtual world.
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The Google story

September 25, 2013
Hammad Ali
The Google story

I doubt that there are too many people in the world today who are not aware of the success story of Google. It is truly surprising how a service
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Voyage across infinity

September 18, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
Voyage across infinity

Voyager 1, the little plutonium-powered spacecraft launched 36 years ago by NASA and equipped with primitive technology by today’s standards
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Criminalising online publication

September 12, 2013
Syeed Ahamed
Criminalising online publication

Writing something online — be it Facebook, blog or website — can now become a more serious criminal offence than rioting on the street
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Monitoring the new airwaves

June 20, 2013
Safwan Shabab
Monitoring the new airwaves

Two incidents in the past year have left Bangladesh’s Telecommunication Regulatory Commission worried. Late last year, Google refused to comply with a government request to set up
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The ‘secrecy industrial complex’

June 15, 2013
David Rohde
The ‘secrecy industrial complex’

An odd thing is happening in the world’s self-declared pinnacle of democracy. No one — except a handful of elected officials and an army of contractors
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Facebook and the outer limits of free speech

June 1, 2013
Jack Shafer
Facebook and the outer limits of free speech

The great thing about the Web is that it has given the opportunity to billions of people, who would otherwise never have had a chance to publish
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MOOCs and the future of education

May 26, 2013
Hasan Zillur Rahim
MOOCs and the future of education

YES: NO doubt education is ripe for revolution. In the 21st century, we are still using an educational model unchanged since antiquity: A teacher stands in front of a classroom
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Reduction of internet speed is digital tyranny

May 18, 2013
Shafquat Rabbee
Reduction of internet speed is digital tyranny

After seeing one key editor jailed, several bloggers arrested, and two TV channels shutdown, Bangladesh is now witnessing the unfolding of another round of thought-censorship.
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Beyond BNP and AL: Time for e-politics?

March 19, 2013
Safwan Shabab
Beyond BNP and AL: Time for e-politics?

After much excitement about the Shahbagh demonstrations, we are almost back to square one: it’s politics as usual.
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Posted in AL/BNP/Jamaat, Politics, Shahbagh Movement, Technology | 6 Comments »

Why judges should not be skyping about work

December 11, 2012
Lalon Sander
Why judges should not be skyping about work

Four digits led to tech reporter Mat Honan’s digital life falling apart earlier this year: the four digits of a credit card that Amazon considers unimportant enough to display in the clear
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Apple’s patent victory is a victory for competition

August 29, 2012
John C. Abell
Apple’s patent victory is a victory for competition

Apple’s resounding patent victory over Samsung in a California courtroom last Friday is a blow to the competition, which now won’t be able copy Apple’s technology.
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