Rohan Seth

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Signalling a race against time

This article was first published in Deccan Herald. Views are personal. As a child of the nineties, I have had the privilege of watching the internet evolve over the ages. I remember rushing back from school and throwing away my...

All Things Policy: The Vaccine Update: India’s Rollout and Beyond

As India launches the first phase of its COVID-19 vaccination programme, Shambhavi Naik talks to Rohan Seth about domestic and international developments, India’s vaccine diplomacy, and the crucial question of efficacy.

Hand Me the Paper #3

I do a fair bit of reading. I read 52 books last year and am doing it again this year. Starting this year, I also plan on reading more academic papers, mostly around tech and policy. Recording my readings and (sometimes, observations +...

All Things Policy: Jack and the Ant: A Fairytale that’s Ending?

China’s financial sector is making global news. Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba, Alipay and Ant Group, has not been heard from recently, while Chinese regulators are reportedly talking about breaking up his fintech empire. Rohan Seth talks to Manoj...

A small step for Google

If you were to ask a group of a hundred people about their choice of a dream employer, chances are a significant number of them would mention Google. Picture modern offices with Google’s theme, which the journalist, Steven Levy, once...

All Things Policy: Trustbusters! What the Microsoft Case Teaches Us About Antitrust

Modern tech monopolies are being subject to antitrust investigations in the US and in India. There are lessons they can learn from Microsoft in the 1990s. Rohan Seth talks to Mihir Mahajan on Microsoft’s antitrust troubles and what they tell...

All Things Policy: Great Books From a Year of Reading

2020 has been a strange year. One thing that remained constant at Takshashila was our love for reading. Manoj Kewalramani joins Nitin Pai and Rohan Seth to talk about their reading lists and learnings from tech, policy, fiction, and beyond....

Hand Me the Paper #2

I do a fair bit of reading. I read 52 books last year and am doing it again this year. Starting this year, I also plan on reading more academic papers, mostly around tech and policy. Recording my readings and (sometimes, observations +...

Hand Me the Paper #1

As a tech policy analyst, I do a fair bit of reading. I read 52 books last year and am doing it again this year. Starting this year, I also plan on reading more academic papers around tech and policy. Recording my readings...

All Things Policy: Quad and the Semiconductor Value Chain

The semiconductor value chain is one of the most diverse supply chains in the tech world. No one country has been successful in having a completely domestic supply chain. Could collaborations within international groupings such as the Quad improve supply...
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