All stories by Ajit Balakrishnan
Whither The Middle Class?Rediff.com12 Jul 2022
Ajit Balakrishnan on how to arrest a worldwide decline.
Say No To Cookies From StrangersRediff.com15 Jun 2022
Mothers' advice from 50 years ago reappears, notes Ajit Balakrishnan.
The T-Shirt WarsRediff.com17 May 2022
Ajit Balakrishnan on the evolution of a cultural symbol.
Why India must create new programming languages...Rediff.com19 Apr 2022
Why hasn't India produced a single earth-shaking idea like Python or the World Wide Web, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Strolling down the streetRediff.com22 Mar 2022
... and I learn more about economic trends than from books, says Ajit Balakrishnan.
Unravelling what awaits us in 2022Rediff.com13 Jan 2022
As the industrial era wanes, the network era looms, notes Ajit Balakrishnan.
The Next Big Tech RevolutionRediff.com14 Dec 2021
Blockchain's promise: Dramatically speeding up transactions, explains Ajit Balakrishnan.
Go Intern, Go!Rediff.com16 Nov 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan on an idea that could change India.
The E-Comm Debate In IndiaRediff.com19 Oct 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan offers a thinking man's guide to the state of ecom in a nation of shopkeepers.
B School Curricula: Time for A Reset?Rediff.com21 Sep 2021
... As the world swings from 'financialisation' to 'artificial intelligence', asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Death of a Salesman RevisitedRediff.com11 Aug 2021
...Are algos taking over from 'shoeshine and a smile', asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
As Work From Home Deepens...Rediff.com13 Jul 2021
... Are far-reaching social changes coming with it, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Competition Law in Digital Platform EraRediff.com18 Jun 2021
Are we running a cricket match using football rules, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Manchester, Silicon Valley...Rediff.com12 May 2021
Why do Innovation Revolutions happen outside India, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
The rise & fall & rise again of statisticsRediff.com22 Apr 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan on the surprising drivers of mathematical innovation.
Managing Internet tech change wiselyRediff.com26 Mar 2021
Ajit Balakrishnan on learning from past technology revolutions.
Staring at an abyssRediff.com11 Feb 2021
Do India's laws governing the Internet need revolutionary change, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Speeding up justice delivery in IndiaRediff.com14 Jan 2021
Are breakthroughs on this imminent, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
In praise of the bureaucratRediff.com16 Dec 2020
Does IAS officers' work go unappreciated, asks Ajit Balakrishnan.
Reimagining Industrial Era GDP measuresRediff.com18 Nov 2020
...and getting GDP to measure India's data economy, recommends Ajit Balakrishnan.