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‘Agritech’ edition: From the Editor

Agriculture is the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy. It contributes as much as 20 percent to the overall GDP of Pakistan. The agriculture sector provides employment to 42.3 percent of the country’s labor force. In Punjab, the food basket of Pakistan, 43.5 percent …Continue reading

‘Big Data’ edition: From the Editor

The 2013 elections in Pakistan were marked by a new phenomenon: social media and use of data to plan election campaigns. Politicians built large social media networks, using mediums like Facebook pages, Twitter handles, SMS channels and robo-calls. Likewise, the data generated …Continue reading

From the Editor

In June 2010, a computer worm referred to as “Stuxnet” allegedly targeted centrifuges at the uranium enrichment plant at Natanz nuclear facility in Iran. It was claimed that Stuxnet reduced Iran’s nuclear enrichment capacity by as much as 30 percent. If these …Continue reading

From the Editor

THANK you for the overwhelming response to MIT Technology Review Pakistan’s inaugural edition. We appreciate your calls, emails, shares, likes, letters and comments. Check out our feedback page for the top five posts selected from your response. The second edition’s theme revolves …Continue reading