December 13, 2020

To the Chief Information Officer, Chicago

On September 02, 2020, an agreement between the Chicago Police Department and Ring, an Amazon-backed video-doorbell security company, went into effect giving “cops access to thousands of cameras fixed to residents’ front doors around the city.” Chicago, the second-largest police department…

November 23, 2020

To the World Bank Group,

As you consider how you might support Ethiopia’s efforts to achieve financial inclusion by supporting digital payments, on behalf of the People’s Technology Advocacy Group[1], we humbly request you to consider no action at this time. The World Bank is not tooled…

KNET is the Kennedy School’s internal documents, information, and data management system hosted on Microsoft Share Point. For community members, the value is clear: access to years of knowledge filed away, a central repository to feature new content, and an overall time-saver while trying to access services. Without a doubt…

September 14, 2020

I was born and raised in Chicago, so when I moved to Toronto in 2015, little things about my experience made me just feel, “Wow, this is different.” I don’t mean the familiar tropes like Canadians say “sorry” a lot, Tim Hortons is a way of life…

Zul Kapadia

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