Science & Technology

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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Navigating in the Dark

Reading Time: 3 minutesTapati talks of navigation now and in the ancient time, telling us about Matsya Yantra, in India, much before the compass that we know now. Here’s an erudite research, in the regular column, exclusively in Different Truths. As I was idling in my balcony, enjoying the cool breeze of early winter, gazing at the evening […]

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Uber Uber Ban Ban, AI set to Rule the World, Shah Rukh gets the Moon, Khichdi Promo, and Hookah Bar

Reading Time: 3 minutesA far-right activist was banned from ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft after launching into a vitriolic anti-Muslim tirade in the wake of the New York terrorist attack. Stephen Hawking feels that robots (AI) will eventually replace humans completely. SRK, who celebrated his birthday on Friday (Nov. 3) owns several acres of land on Moon. The […]

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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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Old Habits Die Hard

Reading Time: 4 minutesThinkers had started eulogising light and darkness and various other elements of nature, a leading factor towards the concept of gods; this thought created stories imagining evils being killed by the gods. Now the killing of Dhumrasura by all-powerful mother goddess seemed quite relevant. But this revealing also left Tapati puzzled if smoke was understood […]

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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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Annual Nirvana

Reading Time: 1 minuteRita’s poem shakes us from the complacency and the taken for granted attitude. Here’s the sensibility of a compassionate social activist, in verse, as a special feature, in Different Truths. Cotton candy clouds, beats of dhak, smell of shiuli announce Her presence, a chimera of happiness floats like gossamer over an illuminated city, masking dark […]

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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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