Author: Foramkovadia

  • International Agency for Artificial Intelligence is a need of an hour

    International Agency for Artificial Intelligence is a need of an hour

    The increase in ‘Internet of things’ and popularity of Artificial intelligence or internet applications like Chat GPT and other generative AI tools has empowered us. These AI applications have diverse applications ranging from Medicine to Business. Therefore they also do come with hidden risks. Some of the risks or concerns associated with Generative AI are…

  • What is Artificial Intelligence?

    What is Artificial Intelligence?

    Artificial Intelligence generally refers to a software system that makes decisions which require human level of expertise. AI systems are adaptive, intelligent and work intentionally towards performing a specific task programmed or designed by humans.  Lets understand each of its quality with simple examples Intentionality Just like humans have intentions behind their action, AI systems…

  • Sri Lanka’s Economic crisis and Debt trap dilemma

    Sri Lanka’s Economic crisis and Debt trap dilemma

    The island nation is facing financial meltdown. Sri Lanka’s Economic crisis escalated with its declaration about the failure to repay its debt of more than $83 billion. Reasons behind Sri Lanka’s Economic crisis Twin deficit The island nation is facing a sustained twin deficit. Twin deficit(Budget shortfall +Current Account Deficit). Country’s national expenditure is more…

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Israel considers “complete and united Jerusalem” as its capital and Palestinians claim “East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. Clash of motivation, atrocities to the Palestinians and war skirmishes by Palestinian militant groups like Hamas fuels the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Some of the fundamental factors driving this conflict are: Forcible displacement of the…

  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Unending chronicle

    Israeli-Palestinian conflict has its roots dated back in 1947 with the UN Resolution 181, also known as ‘Partition Plan’. It mandated the division of Palestine into Jewish and Arab state with the city of Jerusalem to be governed by the International regime.  Origin of the conflict In 1948, Israel was formed and this sparked the…