Remembering Taseer

A little over 30 years ago I met Salmaan Taseer in Dubai. I was straight out of law school and working for a US-Pakistani firm in Dubai. There were few people a 22-year-old could find much commonality with. Salmaan was different that way. He was interested in and interesting to many. We would meet . . . → Read More: Remembering Taseer

The PlayStation Network Security Lapse and lessons for the future

For seventy million users of Sony’s PlayStation Network, this is a weird time — one in which they’re being simultaneously deprived of the shoot-em-ups they crave and used as pawns in an epic conflagration between Sony and a shadowy, wily opponent. It started on the evening of Wednesday, April 20th, when a post on Sony’s . . . → Read More: The PlayStation Network Security Lapse and lessons for the future

2010 ends with no hopes for revival of Pakistan’s fledgling film industry

Despite the foremost efforts of Film Producers and Directors, Senate and National Assembly Standing Committees on Culture, Ministry of Culture and Central Board of Film Censors, the year 2010 ended with the worst status of Pakistani film industry.

All the concerned departments held a number of meetings to discuss the issues of dying film industry . . . → Read More: 2010 ends with no hopes for revival of Pakistan’s fledgling film industry