Author: Loknath Das

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A ‘cold’ or ‘hot’ society?

When I was in college, we had a debate competition and the topic was, ‘Are traditions a hindrance to progress’? It sent us teenagers scurrying to research on the traditions of our country. That was several years ago when traditions were by and large not questioned, but it …

How to protect humans in a fully automated society

People have been worried about machines taking jobs for a very long time. As early as 1930, John Maynard Keynes was warning about the new scourge of technological unemployment, which he termed as “unemployment due to our discovery of means of economizing the use of labor outrunning the pace …