Author: Farheen Viquas

Technology and Agriculture: Food for Thought

Reading Time: 4 minutesFarheen tells us how technology has helped agriculture, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.  With so much of hustle-bustle around technology, thereby, most of us literary getting addicted to technology has really changed the way we look at things. So, do you think, is there really any field that is immune to technology […]

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Weather and Technology: Friends and Foes

Reading Time: 3 minutesWeather modification, alternatively known as cloud seeding, is the application of scientific technology that enhances a cloud’s ability to produce precipitation. Bangalore-based Farheen examines how technology can help and harm us, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. The emergence of new, innovative and technologically advanced forecast systems and communication networks provide a host […]

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Buy Leisure Time with Technology

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based Farheen tells us how technology takes away all the drudgery of household works, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Remember the times you have cringed thinking about investing your time in completing the domestic chores. Also, remember all those lines you uttered when you realised that you will be the one who […]

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Police and Technologies are the Best Buddies

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based Farheen tells us how technological advancements have helped the police detect crime and nab criminals effectively, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. For the law enforcement agencies then and now, there is a huge difference. Earlier, with almost no devices, equipment and applications to help the police nab the culprits, crime detection […]

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Technologies Help us See a Better Tomorrow

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based Farheen tells us about brilliant innovations that has been made possible because of technologies making life easier. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Technologies make our lives easier. Successful technologies are the ones that play an important role in combating planet’s problems. Some technologies improve lives, some others change the […]

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Technology Translating into Virtuality and Reality

Reading Time: 4 minutesTechnology is a life changing experience with the boundaries between the virtual and real diminishing fast, says Bangalore-based Farheen, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths.  Disney Research’s Magic Bench is an enriching experience because it helps you interact with the adorable animated characters, such as a baby elephant, giraffe, frog, and others. This […]

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Technology: Pain, Sweat, Blood and Body Heat

Reading Time: 3 minutesTechnology can now quantify pain experienced by a patient and help doctors’ prognosis. It won’t be easy to fake pain anymore. A device made from paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases. And our sweat can act as fuel too. Farheen tells us about the amazing advancement of biotechnology, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different […]

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Rhyme of the Dark Skin

Reading Time: 1 minuteA poignant verse about fairness, dark skin and true beauty by Farheen, in Different Truths. Played in the sun and tanned her face  In happiness quotient, she bagged first place No time for make-up and desire to look hot With artificiality, for years she has fought  No time to impress people of that specific class […]

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Technology: A Magical Wand

Reading Time: 3 minutesBangalore-based Farheen tells us how technology has made our lives easier. Here she tells us about a translator devices, SmartHalo that is your personal Navigation, Light, Alarm, Fitness Tracker and Personal Assistant. Lastly, she tells new parents about a device that takes care of new born babies and how it helps them. Read more in […]

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We are the Living Dead!

Reading Time: 3 minutesOn the occasion of the 70th anniversary of India’s independence, Farheen asks some pertinent questions and wonders where is the secular India that the Founding Fathers of our liberation had dreamt of. A Different Truths exclusive.   The dream I see The valour of my countrymen intact be With pride by my one side And the […]

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