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Weekly Wisdom

The Post-Literate Society—Weekly Wisdom 30th November 2021

Marshall McLuhan was right! Also, the time the US defaulted, credibility in the social sciences, the fog of politics, and David Foster Wallace on humility.

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30 Days of Blog

Technological Debt and the Pakistani Restaurant Industry[30 days of blog 15]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. The future is grim for restaurants everywhere. David Chang, world famous chef and restauranteur, claims that the restaurant industry will not survive this pandemic. All around the world, restaurants are cutting staff trimming menus, focusing more on delivery and takeout, […]

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An Example of Technological Debt from my daily life[30 Days of Blog 11]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. I came face-to-face with the problem of Pakistan’s technological debt, just a few days ago when I went to a petrol pump to fill my car up. I asked the attendant if the POS machine was working any said yes […]

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Pakistan’s Technological Debt[30 days of Blog 3]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. Pakistan produces 20,000 engineers and IT graduates every year. It has the 10 largest connected audience in the world, with 76 Million people with a Mobile or Fixed broadband internet subscribers. Yet somehow digital technology is missing from both public […]