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Rants

The time a podcast interview made me lose sleep

The narratives Nation States propagate are the basis of culture. Pakistan’s culture is based upon vacuous, stupid, and intellectually dishonest narratives. And there is no hope.

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Rants

Rant: Pakistan needs functional apps before Super Apps

Pakistanis tech businesses are tripping over themselves trying to be Super Apps, but have yet to master their core competencies.

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Notes

Notes on “Increasing Pakistan’s Exports”

Notes on Last Week’s episode of the podcast Pakistanomy. They are as is, so bare with the typoes

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Weekly Wisdom

Weekly Wisdom 22/11/20—The difference between Law and Justice.

Also, on Kindness and the answer to the question, ‘Is the media really “over-woke”?’

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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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30 Days of Blog

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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30 Days of Blog

No! 1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan is not operating on a fake license.[30 Days of Blog 8]

This post is part of my 30 blogs in 30 days series. More details here. Information spreads, very fast on the internet and misinformation spreads like wildfire. I saw this headline not just on the usual news channels but also on the first page of reddit, one of the top headlines on Hacker News, BoingBoing […]

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30 Days of Blog

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 […]