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The New Decentralized Web Revolution

The New Decentralized Web Revolution

A startup co-founded by a graduate from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)  has received $4 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures and Lux Capital. The decentralized internet and web developer platform, Blockstack, is making …Continue reading

Google Can Help Detect Breast Cancer Using Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI, has been making leaps and bounds especially in the healthcare domain. Now Google is using AI to review patients biological tissue samples in order to detect breast cancer. The results of this technology have been revealed …Continue reading

Barnes & Noble Announces the Salam Award for Pakistani Science Fiction

Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, has announced the “The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction” to promote science fiction writing in Pakistan. The award is named after Mohammad Abdus Salam, a Pakistani theoretical physicist and the first …Continue reading

A More Efficient Way of Solving Civic Problems Using Technology

There is a large open manhole on the road leading to your home. The pungent smell of the toxic sewer gases being released from it makes you want to avoid that area as much as possible. What do you do now? You …Continue reading

Pakistani Researchers Develop a Calligraphy-Based Urdu Font for the Internet

Native speakers of the Urdu language instinctively know that the language is read from right to left but the numerical values mentioned within an Urdu sentence are read from left to right. To the untrained eye, however, the Urdu language has a …Continue reading

How Pakistan Turned Around Its Vaccination Program Using Technology

It’s the last ball of the match, Bilal’s team needs two runs to win. The captain and the bowler have a discussion and make some last minute changes to the field. The bowler returns to his mark, and starts his run up. …Continue reading

Combating Obesity Through Technology

Pakistan is the 9th most obese country in the world. According to recent studies, one-in-four Pakistani adults are now overweight. To stop this trend of obesity, especially in today’s world where changing lifestyles and oil-rich food are contributing to it, more people …Continue reading

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