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Author: Ahmed Nasser Anwar

How Pakistan reacted to Donald Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

A summary of how Government and citizens lashed out at the US President On Wednesday 6th of December 9, 2017 the president of the United States, Donald Trump arbitrarily declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel in a speech from the White House. This new approach to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, as is the stated reasoning behind his historical declaration, has sent shockwaves throughout the world. Not surprisingly the Palestinians rose up in protest and other Muslim states followed suit. Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia took to the streets to showcase their disgust with chants and cries of “Destroy...

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3D Printing: The True Power of Creation

From food to prosthetic limbs, 3D printing has expanded the boundaries of customization, without expensive and gigantic equipment.   3D printing, or Additive Manufacturing (AM) is simply the process of giving physical form to 3-dimensional computer models. The fundamental use of this technology was to acquire specialized parts for complex machinery without having to use large-scale industrial processes. This made it quite popular in the medical, aviation and automation industries, leading to the creation of personalized prosthetic limbs, dental and other medical implants. The major advantage of this technology was the ability to inexpensively render and test concept prototypes...

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Emotion AI: The Digitization of Human Emotions

Can emotions replace active input for an optimized user experience? From the creation of the internet that revolutionized human connectivity, to advanced robotics made in our very image, technology has come a long way. All of these technologies however, have a limitation that does not allow them to interact effectively with their users. They lack the ability to sense our needs and need to be told what to do. You can replace touch screens with voice recognizing AIs like Siri and Alexa but you’ll still have to give input in one form or another. This is not really an...

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VR and AR: Change on the Horizon

We are currently living in an era of mobile computing where a major part of our lives is influenced, if not driven by our mobile phones. Now a new technology is taking shape and is looking to replace mobile computing with immersive computing. Devices based on Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) promise a new and unique experience with each use. Virtual reality is basically the reconstruction of an environment using computer-generated simulations. By stimulating the users’ sight and hearing, it makes the user experience the situation firsthand. In layman terms this technology turns illusion into reality. Virtual...

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2018 to hold biggest PSL yet!

New franchise, players, venues and plans of broadcasting PSL in India. The third season of Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to commence in February 2018. This year a new team will be making its debut; the Multan Sultans. With 6 teams this time around it is confirmed that 34 matches will take place (10 more than last year), 8 of which will be taking place in Pakistan. Venues include Sharjah, Dubai, Lahore and for the first time, Karachi. In another major development, PSL is set to be broadcast in India after the newly launched D-Sports acquired rights. This...

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