Tag: Foresight

Climate change: PV foresight

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article image Innovations are the on the rise as it has been mentioned in the website of the White House that innovations of any sort or form will be supported by the US government to address the believed phenomenon of change is permanent. So, the idea of production of electricity will also change. It has seen a shift from human to water by making turbines and making them run via falling waters from height. Then coal shoves it to product electricity which was abandoned by some as it was causing…Read More

Medical morals grounded? Foresight perspectives

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article image EVER SINCE the mankind has been descended on earth, the profession of medical related activities is valued more than any other profession may it be agriculture, engineer, technician, driver, bureaucrat etc. We are seeing doctors going on strike for more wages, we have seen doctors playing with the lives of the patients, we observe their moral values depreciating for earning more money which is going to make them more of a capitalist ignoring ethical perspectives etc. It’s all going on due to…Read More

Tsunami foresight: Normative science perspectives

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article image By Badar MinhasSINCE THE day humans came to being and started thinking about new techniques to survive on earth, the only planet we know has life, we humans have been doing foresight of some sort. We try to avoid the upcoming hazards in one way or another e.g. we try to keep ourselves safe from diseases, we try to keep ourselves healthy through stockpiling the food, we hoard luxuries by calling them necessities e.g. oil, gold, silicon etc. Humans are clever beings as they are observed to be the…Read More

Technology Foresight @ PK vs. OK

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article image By Badar MinhasTECHNOLOGY FORESIGHT exercise is still under process in Pakistan for the past many years. Despite the conception of the project in 2004 and revision in the year 2007, the project was actually, really and practically started in the year 2009 when the basic resource to do any sort of work was hired to work towards the goals and objectives defined in the project document approved by the Planning Commission. Still the efforts of the authorities need some appreciation that the work at…Read More

Tech Foresight for sustainable S and T, innovations

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article image IN A recently held SAARC Workshop on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy and Planning Cooperation, NUST Rector, Lt. G. Engineer M. Asghar emphasized about the importance of S and T saying that agrarian economy is of less importance. The workshop also educated the youth and experts about focusing advanced technologies and modern practices in agriculture which are still said to be hazardous for health and economy due to the concept of corporate economy and chemicals used.The workshop…Read More