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The way you dance is as unique as a fingerprint

Nearly everyone responds to music with movement, whether through subtle toe-tapping or an all-out boogie. A recent discovery shows that our dance style is almost always the same, regardless of the type of music, and a computer can identify the dancer with …Continue reading

Changing climate for tech startups

The 021Disrupt conference, organised by The Nest I/O in Karachi in November 2019, was unprecedented on multiple fronts. Captioned with the motto ‘nothing innovative ever stood still’, the conference, designed to link up investors and budding entrepreneurs in Pakistan, was more than …Continue reading

Rich rewards: The effect of ADHD medication on the human brain

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. People with the condition are often prescribed a stimulant drug called methylphenidate, which treats these symptoms. However, scientists do not fully understand how the drug works. …Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Water Insecurity: The Human Cost

As the recent monsoon rains pelted Karachi, its residents found themselves wading in knee-deep water in their homes and plunged into darkness after the city’s main electricity supplier—K-Electric—proved unable to cope. Outside in the streets, the uncollected carcasses of animals that had …Continue reading

The way you dance is as unique as a fingerprint

Nearly everyone responds to music with movement, whether through subtle toe-tapping or an all-out boogie. A recent discovery shows that our dance style is almost always the same, regardless of the type of music, and a computer can identify the dancer with …Continue reading

The prospects for economic inclusion in Pakistan

Having seen  a decade of regional instability, Pakistan is now predicted to join the league of countries that will contribute significantly to global growth over the next two decades. According to PWC’s The World in 2050, Pakistan should become a Top-20 economy …Continue reading

Making a technology ‘unicorn’

Mudassir Sheikha is the co-founder and managing director of leading ride hailing service Careem. After graduating from Stanford University and the University of Southern California, where he studied Computer Science and Economics, Sheikha spent a decade in Silicon Valley building technology startups. …Continue reading

Changing climate for tech startups

The 021Disrupt conference, organised by The Nest I/O in Karachi in November 2019, was unprecedented on multiple fronts. Captioned with the motto ‘nothing innovative ever stood still’, the conference, designed to link up investors and budding entrepreneurs in Pakistan, was more than …Continue reading

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