Bottom of the BRICS heap

Bottom of the BRICS heap

How does India, third largest economy in the world, compare with other BRICS nations on digital inclusion? There’s not one indicator – subscribers, penetration, affordability or speed – where India ranks anywhere close to the top. Digital India has some serious work...
Digital inequality in the Global South

Digital inequality in the Global South

Studies which focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs)  as tools for new forms of instrumental communication and information processing take a technocratic view of technology, providing a perspective that understands notions such as  ‘efficiency’ or...
Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Not a single one of the Eighth Schedule Indian languages is used by more than .01% of the total websites in the world. Indian languages are severely under-represented in the internet world. Facebook, which provides options in 11 of India’s 22 Eighth Schedule...