How has politics interplayed with the development and adoption of technology in India? When and how did the opinions of politicians and the public diverge? How has India’s relationship with the rest of the world shaped its destiny with regard to technology?

In this episode of ALTRnative Perspectives, Jai Vipra talks to Arun Mohan Sukumar, author of the book Midnight’s Machines, which explores answers to the questions above. The conversation ranges from the growth of consumer electronics to the future of the Indian IT industry, and the role of India in the new technological Cold War.

ALTRnative Perspectives is a podcast by the Centre for Applied Law and Technology Research, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. This episode has been developed by Jai Vipra.

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