Masood Hasan

  • TI was born in Lucknow in 1924. My father practiced Law initially in East Africa so my first language was Kiswahili. He had to visit London frequently so we learnt English. My brother (CJ - not in Pakistan) was born in Zantzibar and my younger sister Sorrayya Hasan-Rahmatulla was born in London. Our ...

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  • TAs we approach the next series of elections, more of the previous shenanigans will lead to chaos. All political parties are throwing mud at one another. The number of scans, leaks, gates, fake news, fake books etc., are multiplying. It would appear useless to list more of them. We need to look at ...

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  • TReaders may recollect that the author defined technology as the know-how to solve problems all sorts in man-made systems. We live in a world today full of man-made systems, society is also man-made. We have tried to harness natures systems to help us in our daily life. These systems are not ...

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  • TSome of the more important aspects of technology have been covered by the author on previous occasions. One important aspect is that of accountability; if this aspect is not taken care of in good time, technology cannot prosper. Can anyone endorse the way we have approached holding those in ...

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  • TThe future lies with those who understand the present and use the past as a guide to determine a course of action. This course of action should be accommodative to modification because of increasingly quick developments taking place internationally and nationally. If we accept Alama Iqbal’s ...

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  • TIn a previous article concerning development and society the author had raised several issues connected with an understanding of how technology can be both a help and curse to humanity, depending how it is used. We have the capability of destroying the whole planet in a flash, but this has not ...

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  • TAs society developed over the centuries, it added on to what existed in the past. Ownership of land led to the development of two-dimensional geometry. Astronomy developed in order to be able to navigate in a particular direction. Mechanics developed in order to provide housing. This list could be ...

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  • TIn an earlier article titled, “Technology: Key to Self Reliance” the author had brought out a number of characteristics that go with technology, in accordance to thinking of Allama Iqbal. It is important to understand that generally speaking the methodology of technology involved ...

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  • TThere is no doubt that those who can use science through technological applications and in the process create self sustaining institutions will come out on top. Some of the factors that are involved in technology are; Technology involves satisfying the wants of people. Commercial discipline must be ...

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