ICT powered implantables: the odd horizons

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The technical and non technical issues attached with human ICT wearable / implantable / attachable devices are manifold  and from diverse fields. Though most of the challenges are related to technology, its effects in non-conducive environments, there are many others which roam around lack of understanding of the human body,...

Pakistanis Shine across the Globe in 2017

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Pakistan is sixth largest nation on earth with 77% of the population under the age of 35— that makes us one of the world’s largest youth population. Pakistani youth is thriving despite all the social, political & economic challenges and projecting a soft image of Pakistan around the globe. Here...

Challenges for Rural Pakistan and the Way Forward

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The Challenges The agriculture sector continues to play a central role in Pakistan's economy, being the second largest sector, accounting for over 25% of GDP. It remains by far the largest employer, absorbing 45% of the country's total labor force. However, this sector is facing many challenges such as lack of...

The I in IoT

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The ‘I’ in the Internet of Things (IoT) is quite often sidelined in the discussion about this newest of buzz-words.  Most discussions about IoT entrepreneurship revolve around novel solutions to problems and challenges within our society. Unlike the motivational phrase, “There is no I in teamwork,” I would argue that...

Transforming into a Learning Organization

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Modern-day business enterprises are thrilled to claim their inclusion in the illustrious league of organizations which facilitate learning of its members and continually adapt and transform themselves. The concept of a learning organization is the antithesis to the traditional hierarchical, structured corporations where, more often than not, titles drive decisions....

Robots, Unabomber and the Future of Our Jobs

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From 1978 to 1995, several bomb blasts were reported in USA which killed three and injured many. The mastermind behind these blasts was Ted Kaczynski (aka Unabomber), holding a PhD in Mathematics from University of Michigan and Assistant Professor at University of California Berkley, who abandoned a promising academic career...

The Potential of Optical Sensors for Point-of-Care Settings

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A struggle against nature and its elements is a part of the story of mankind. Since its inception, the medical profession is aimed to shore up humanity’s defenses against deadly diseases, ailments, injuries, and illnesses. The most integral part of any doctor’s arsenal against viruses and bacteria when diagnosing and...

A Future Where Less Will Be More

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Close your eyes and try to imagine what life will be like in say, 15-25 years from now. You may visualize humans wearing bodysuits similar to the costumes in Star Wars, eating toothpaste-like substances to get your daily intake of calories, commuting in driver-less cars to offices located in glass...

How Artificial Intelligence will Impact the Human Workforce: Threats of a Jobless Future

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Over the last century, rapid advancements in technology have brought many changes in society, especially related to how we live our lives and what we do for a living. Some jobs have been eradicated completely and many roles that required human resource have now been automated. This trend, it seems,...

Managing Knowledge Companies with OKRs – A Pakistani Perspective

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Knowledge companies are defined as having “knowledge” as their principal capital and so holds true for the knowledge worker. The concept has evolved over time, however it gained prominence after the term was first coined by Peter Drucker in 1957, where he suggests that “the most valuable asset of a...