This article explores ideas and concepts put forward by well known author, Yuval Noah Harari, discussing how humans have begun to increasingly rely on emerging technologies to make decisions for them and thus, highlight the probability of a shift in authority from humans to algorithms in the future.

Illustrated by Tishya Maini

“A.I. often frightens people because they don’t trust the AI to remain obedient. We have seen too many science fiction movies about robots rebelling against their human masters, running amok in the streets, and slaughtering everyone. Yet the real problem with robots is exactly the opposite. We should fear them because they will probably always obey their masters and never rebel.”- Yuval Noah Harari

If there’s anything the human race has realized over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the vital role technology plays in day-to-day life in connecting people and bringing them together. The primary problem that…

Illustration by: Jenn Liv
Illustration by: Jenn Liv
Illustration by Jenn Liv

“Chaman mein ikhtilat-e-rang-o-bu se baat banti hai
Hum hi hum hai to kya hum hain tum hi tum ho to kya tum ho
It is the inter-mingling of colours and fragrances that make a garden
If there is only usher can be no us and there can be no you if there is only you”

The author, Rakshandha Jalil begins her book with this Urdu couplet by Sarshar Sailani and sets the tone for the same by communicating that the India we know today was built solely on the intermingling of cultures and heritage. The book, But You Don’t Look…

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A Visual Designer that enjoys researching a bit too much.

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