Pranjal Sharma

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6 themes WEF 2020 hopes to address

6 themes WEF 2020 hopes to address

Rediff.com21 Jan 2020

The world wants to halt climate change, but do it without affecting economic growth and consumption. This fundamental contradiction is the key theme at Davos 2020.

The Talking Revolution

The Talking Revolution

Rediff.com15 Jun 2019

Though most of the voice-activated solutions are based in English, work is on to create solutions in Indian languages.

Modi 2 must improve India's tech competitiveness

Modi 2 must improve India's tech competitiveness

Rediff.com10 Jun 2019

In the era of the fourth industrial revolution, mere tinkering with existing government procedures will not enhance India's economic competitiveness, says Pranjal Sharma.

Looking for investment advice? Try out algorithm-based counselling

Looking for investment advice? Try out algorithm-based counselling

Rediff.com4 Apr 2019

Physical advisors have been receiving tough competition from algorithm-based investment counselling and robo-advisories.

Indian Army gets a logistical edge

Indian Army gets a logistical edge

Rediff.com21 Mar 2019

The Indian Army has an inventory of over 500,000 items. At any time, the army has to be ready to rapidly deploy resources to various locations at short notice. Improved efficiency can occur with automation- and technology-based processes.

As govt gives WEF a miss, corporate honchos will represent India

As govt gives WEF a miss, corporate honchos will represent India

Rediff.com22 Jan 2019

The WEF meeting is crucial because of its theme encompassing globalisation at the time of rising nationalism and trade war, and the fourth industrial revolution due to rapid strides being made in robotics and artificial intelligence.

Security scare: 50,000 illegal drones in India!

Security scare: 50,000 illegal drones in India!

Rediff.com8 Jan 2019

The recent drone scare at London's Gatwick airport has exposed the lack of preparedness against drones, says Pranjal Sharma.

How tech enabled the Thai cave rescue

How tech enabled the Thai cave rescue

Rediff.com19 Jul 2018

Drones, high capacity auto prime pumps, autonomous vehicles, robots, all played a role in the seemingly impossible rescue, reports Pranjal Sharma.

Does India need a Ministry of AI?

Does India need a Ministry of AI?

Rediff.com21 Jun 2018

Without our realisation, basic AI is already managing our personal and work lives through emails, work processes and even entertainment