Author Archives: Tarun Rattan

Mere Rashk-e-Qamar – Sufi Ghazal

This Urdu ghazal was penned by the Pakistani poet Fana Buland Shehri. Fana’s Real name was Muhammad Hanif, he was shagird (student) of well known Urdu Poet Qamar Jalalvi میرے رشکِ قمر تو نے پہلی نظر، جب نظر سے ملائی … Continue reading

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Airfield Reader’s Day: Mountains To Sea DLR Book Festival

Today, I attended along with my wife the Reader’s day event at Airfield estate held as part of Mountains To Sea DLR Book Festival mountainstosea.ie. It was a great event and an opportunity to meet with a number of talented … Continue reading

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Brexit Blues: Why Dublin is Turning Into a Haven for Blockchain

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How to be a leader in the digital age

The coming years will be a time of “Digital Leaders”. Around the world, leaders in different fields have already started to embrace the digital revolution and recognize the power of game-changing technology. “Every country needs a Minister of the Future,” said Saleforce’s founder and CEO Marc Benioff, at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year. And he was right. Continue reading

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Introduction to Cryptography

Secure communications in presence of third parties i.e. adversaries is an old age problem and cryptography is the practice and study of techniques to solve this problem. The history of cryptography can be split into two eras: the classical era … Continue reading

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Fascinating Words

If you’re fascinated by words, then this is for you… Glabella – The space between your eyebrows is called a glabella. Petrichor – The way it smells after the rain is called petrichor. Aglet – The plastic or metallic coating … Continue reading

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MIS40650 – Emerging Modes of Organising Work and their Implications

This session explored the concept of privacy and its implications in modern IT based social culture. Introna’s article summarizes the various theoretical notions of privacy and the current debate about privacy in academic circles. Introna – Why we need privacy … Continue reading

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