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Please Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express.
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 18th 2018 by Orient Blackswan
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Jan 31, 2021 Vinayak Hegde rated it really liked it
As a technologist, I am all too aware of the limitations of technology. I am also aware that many times technology cannot solve social problems without proper thought/design of the context in which they operate. There also need to be enough safety valves and an avenue for redressal. Aadhaar doesn't follow any of this and UIDAI has a heavy-handed approach to its deficiencies. The book goes into different aspects of the implementation of the Aadhaar project and its failures. Taking a comprehensive ...more
A book that everyone ought to read. Aadhaar has become a hammer looking for nails. That it was meant to be an ‘identity’ document for those who didn’t have one has been lost. Likewise with the limited use it for which it was intended. From a benefit, it has become a weapon of mass destruction of human rights. The book is a collection of too many instances of this and yet, the country seems to ignore the damage it is doing. This who are zealous advocates of Aadhaar choose to just ignore this dama ...more
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