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Blog Entry Digital native: What’s in a name? Privilege
by Nishant Shah published Sep 10, 2017 last modified Oct 13, 2017 12:51 AM — filed under: ,
Anonymity-based internet apps like Sarahah may not be as vicious for those surrounded by the comfort of social status. If your experience of Sarahah has been positive, it might be good to reflect on your own cultural and social capital.
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Blog Entry Digital native: You are not alone
by Nishant Shah published Aug 27, 2017 last modified Sep 12, 2017 01:22 PM — filed under: ,
Away from the guidance of adults, the internet can be a lonely place for youngsters, pushing them towards self-harm.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Ever on the go
by Nishant Shah published Jul 30, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:54 PM — filed under: ,
It is time to insist that the infrastructure of digital India is accompanied by the infrastructure of care for the digital Indian.When the telephone was first introduced as a mass communication tool, one of the biggest fears was that it would allow people to lie and cheat at will.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Not only words
by Nishant Shah published Jul 16, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:33 PM — filed under: ,
Emoticons, or if you prefer the original Japanese word emojis, are everywhere. We are used to emoticons in all shapes and sizes — from animated gifs jumping out at us on our social media feed to yellow-faced smileys that we use to add tone and feeling, nuance and layers to our text-heavy conversations in the digital world.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: On mute, the Voice of the People
by Nishant Shah published Jun 24, 2017 last modified Jul 05, 2017 05:04 PM — filed under: ,
We are at the mercy of trigger-happy governments and profit-hungry corporations that hold our digital lives ransom. They have the capacity to censor, contain, control and eradicate all our digital data without our consent and without repercussions.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: In digiville attention is Currency
by Nishant Shah published Jun 11, 2017 last modified Jul 05, 2017 04:40 PM — filed under: ,
The increased importance on attention and the lack of it on social media gives all the more reason why we need to be discerning about what we invest our attention upon.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Snap out of outrage mode
by Nishant Shah published May 05, 2017 — filed under: ,
Rage at the inequality of the digital world is good. But why stop at the Snapchat CEO?
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Blog Entry Digital native: Are You Still Having Fun?
by Nishant Shah published Apr 17, 2017 last modified May 05, 2017 01:37 AM — filed under: ,
Before you accept a fun app into your digital ecosystem, prepare yourself for the data you will be giving away.
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Blog Entry Digital native: You can check out, you can never leave
by Nishant Shah published Apr 02, 2017 last modified May 05, 2017 01:31 AM — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar is not something you define and opt into, it is something that defines you.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Lie Me a River
by Nishant Shah published Mar 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The sea of social media around us often drowns the truth, exchanging misinformation for facts.
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