Asif Akhtar is a PhD candidate working on a doctoral dissertation project in Media, Culture and, Communication at New York University.
Ill-advised adoption of digital out-of-home marketing technology, for ad revenue purposes, serves no public interest
On ethical responsibilities owed to ‘Careem Cyborgs’
In the coming decades, our fate will depend on whether we leverage this temporary but significant positionality in the service of long term national...
Reading the 9/11 chapter from Musharraf’s memoirs sixteen years down the line
In a city like Lahore, a flashed headlight is usually an aggravated repetitive assault on the eyelids of whoever is blindly subjected to it
Discovering a 100-year-old legal record of our own history -- a copy of The Punjab Record -- on the footpath of Lahore’s Mall Road
Web-logs became popular among niche networks and spaces of discourse in the mid-2000s, but today blogging has become effectively defunct,...