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From the Editor In 2008, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States solved a 30-year-old murder case with the help of its Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS)—which then housed the records of approximately 73 million criminal subjects. The …Continue reading

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From the Editor Agriculture is the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy. It contributes as much as 20 percent to the overall GDP of Pakistan. The agriculture sector provides employment to 42.3 percent of the country’s labor force. In Punjab, the food basket of …Continue reading

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From the Editor The 2013 elections in Pakistan were marked by a new phenomenon: social media and use of data to plan election campaigns. Politicians built large social media networks, using mediums like Facebook pages, Twitter handles, SMS channels and robo-calls. Likewise, …Continue reading

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From the Editor In June 2010, a computer worm referred to as “Stuxnet” allegedly targeted centrifuges at the uranium enrichment plant at Natanz nuclear facility in Iran. It was claimed that Stuxnet reduced Iran’s nuclear enrichment capacity by as much as 30 …Continue reading

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From the Editor Some 8,000 surveillance cameras will soon watch over Punjab’s metropolis—Lahore. This is one of the government’s many technology based initiatives to boost the security of the second largest city of Pakistan under the Punjab Safe Cities Project. A state-of-the-art …Continue reading

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Past Issues Select September October November December 2015 January Februatu 2016 May June 2016 From the Editor Pakistan is the sixth largest country of the world by population. It has 177 universities and degree awarding institutions but not a single one is …Continue reading

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From the Editor TANK you for the overwhelming response to MIT Technology Review Pakistan’s inaugural edition. We appreciate your calls, emails, shares, likes, letters and comments. Check out our feedback page for the top five posts selected from your response. The second …Continue reading

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From the Editor TANK you for the overwhelming response to MIT Technology Review Pakistan’s inaugural edition. We appreciate your calls, emails, shares, likes, letters and comments. Check out our feedback page for the top five posts selected from your response. The second …Continue reading

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