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Lasers can now accurately spot space junk

“The possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to one!” exclaimed C-3PO as Han Solo directed the Millennium Falcon into an asteroid field in the movie “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” While Earth’s orbit is nowhere near as …Continue reading

Inside Lahore’s public e-sports culture

As you enter the premises, you’re greeted by flashing beams of neon lights fixed on the walls and a strangely congruous sound from constant pushing of buttons and movement of joysticks. The pink, green and blue lights are just bright enough to …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

Lasers can now accurately spot space junk

“The possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to one!” exclaimed C-3PO as Han Solo directed the Millennium Falcon into an asteroid field in the movie “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.” While Earth’s orbit is nowhere near as …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

Inside Lahore’s public e-sports culture

As you enter the premises, you’re greeted by flashing beams of neon lights fixed on the walls and a strangely congruous sound from constant pushing of buttons and movement of joysticks. The pink, green and blue lights are just bright enough to …Continue reading

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