- Beyond the sneakernet
- Prosperity both determines and depends upon modernity. So it is important to know which parts of the economy, and which parts of the country, are making the fastest progress towards the information age. Two reports from the British government assess the use and development of computers and information technology by different business sectors and in different regions.
- Communication gap
- Our planet is shrinking as communication becomes easier and information flows more freely. But what is the world-wide situation, and how are information and communications technologies affecting our lives and social development?
- SHIVA - destruction or renewal?
- Shiva, the Hindu goddess of destruction and regeneration, typifies the monsoon. The summer wind brings rain from the Indian Ocean, giving life to the parched earth - but potentially destroying crops and settlements in its torrential downpour. The SHIVA study aims to understand and predict the annual frenzy of flood or fortune.