The battle against extremism has become a reductive war of words with tech companies

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2017


Have you noticed the sneaky way in which the battle against extremism has metamorphosed into a noisy but slightly pointless war on tech companies? If you go by what the politicians say, especially British prime minister Theresa May, it’s Facebook, Google and Snapchat’s fault that British-born-and-bred people attack concert venues and children and people swilling … Continue reading “The battle against extremism has become a reductive war of words with tech companies”

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Doors begin to close on India’s tech diaspora

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2017 / The National


After nearly two decades of being welcomed as the geeks who could inherit the Earth — along with all its computer glitches, which they would proceed to fix — Indian techies are finding that the rich world has changed its mind. Me-first work and visa policies by a clutch of countries are being interpreted by Indian information technology workers … Continue reading “Doors begin to close on India’s tech diaspora”

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Apple’s magic key problem, the dungeons and dragons fairytale solution

by Rashmee

Posted on February 24, 2016


Is it just me or does Apple seem to be on the wrong end of the argument? Tim Cook has said he will challenge a judge’s order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone belonging to Syed Rizwan Farook, who with his wife, Tashfeen Malik, shot dead 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in December. Mr Cook, … Continue reading “Apple’s magic key problem, the dungeons and dragons fairytale solution”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK