Atanu Dey On India's Development

February 22, 2005
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De-Linking Teaching and Testing

If the industrial age was characterized by increased specialization and standardization, then the post-industrial modern age — often referred to as the information age — is subject to even greater specialization and standardization. Since education forms the very foundation of … Continue reading

February 11, 2005
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Protecting Freedom

Yesterday at a meeting where we were discussing India’s development, someone mentioned Justice Louis D. Brandeis. That recalled to my mind something that Justice Brandeis had noted about the dangers of government which I find absolutely applicable in the Indian … Continue reading

February 2, 2005
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On Kiosks, Super Kiosks, and RISC

Bringing the benefits of ICT to rural populations is a commendable goal. The use of kiosks with connected PCs for bringing services to villages is a model worth considering among various means. The advantages of kiosks are many. Primary advantage … Continue reading