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Magazine March April 2018

Magazine March April 2018

From the Editor Features Solving Zainab’s Murder When run-of-the-mill policing wasn’t helping, the forensics team came up with a radically different approach. They suggested that instead of picking and choosing suspects, DNA profiles should be made for the entire male population of …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Nurturing Genius at Home Unconventional learning methods and a passion for science have enabled the Niazi siblings to surprise established scientists before they even graduated from high school. The Niazis are the ideal nuclear family. Ahmad Niazi is …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features The Dawn of Pakistan’s Fintech Boom After spending 18 years in the commercial banking sector, Qasif Shahid recently quit his job and started his own company. He raised $1 million in venture capital to introduce a digital wallet …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Assessing Forensic Science Landscape in Pakistan Since 2001, authorities have been revamping forensic science infrastructure across the country to aid crime investigation, but are all provinces on an even footing? The concept of a “Smart City” is a …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Pakistan’s Cotton Emergency Can technology solve the problem? Presenting a case study on Pakistan’s bleak cotton crop outlook and a need for new seed technologies. With approximately 28 percent decline in cotton yield, the year 2015-16 proved disastrous …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Social Media and Big Data in Politics Growing role of social media and technology in Pakistani politics. All politics is local,” the former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Tip O’Neill is usually credited with this …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Securing Cyberspace for Pakistan Bangladesh’s central bank governor, Atiur Rahman, tenders his resignation on March 15, following one of the biggest cyber heists in the history of the world. Over $81 million are stolen from the bank’s account …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Building Smart Cities in Pakistan There is a pressing need to deploy new technologies for city governments for better management of urban centers. The concept of a “Smart City” is a relatively new one in the realm of …Continue reading

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From the Editor Features Can Pakistan be the next Silicon Valley? An in-depth analysis offers insights into how Pakistan can take its cue from the world to develop super-clusters of entrepreneurs and startups. ADOLPH Schwimmer — who preferred ‘Al’ over Adolph — …Continue reading

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