Digital Infrastructures Project

India is on the path of rapid digitisation of its public service delivery infrastructure, ostensibly building on the country’s history of encouraging Open Source Software (OSS) use by the government. If built in a sustainable, rights respecting manner, on principles of openness, transparency, and accountability, digital public infrastructure can be immensely useful, and help reduce[…]

Future of Work/Play

Global discourse around technology adoption tends to focus on the future of the workplace and labour forces, especially after the pandemic-driven shift to online, remote, and AI-driven workmodes. This is an essential conversation, but in isolation, it might limit our understanding of the social harms or the generative potentials of new technologies.

CIRC 2023 The Chinese Internet in the Global South: Flows, Frictions, and Futures

CIRC 2023: The Chinese Internet in the Global South: Flows, Frictions, and Futures 12-14 July 2023Chiang Mai, Thailand Hosted by Digital Asia Hubwith local partner The Faculty of Mass Communication, Chiang Mai University Smartphones, Mobile Apps, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, Blockchain, Metaverse – The Chinese Internet has evolved into a[…]

Open Call: Podcast Producer

Digital Asia Hub is looking for a producer to help bring to life our first podcast on technology and society in Asia, Spoke, which will focus exclusively on the Social Credit System in China for season 1. We are looking for someone who has the requisite sound production chops and vision to help compellingly tell[…]

Asia Pacific Regional IGF Forum (Bangkok 2017)

Executive Director Malavika Jayaram was a participant and speaker at the 3-day 2017 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) in Bangkok, Thailand, from 26-29 July, 2017. The theme of the Forum was “Ensuring Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Asia Pacific: A Regional Agenda for Internet Governance”. Malavika Jayaram was a speaker at the workshop ‘Understanding Solutions[…]

AI in Asia: AI for Social Good

  AGENDA 6TH MARCH 2017: PUBLIC CONFERENCE 9:15 am  Registration commences Chair: Toshie Takahashi, Professor of Waseda University, Local Organiser 9:45 am  Welcome remarks Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director, Digital Asia Hub Prof. Kazuaki Ueno, Director, Research Institute for Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University 10:00 am Opening Keynote: Dr. Yutaka Matsuo, University of Tokyo  10:30[…]

Get Involved

Through the year we invite scholars and practitioners from the region to we participate in workshops and conferences, or calls for essays and research papers. The best way to follow our announcements is to follow us on Twitter @digitalasiahub.

About Us

The Digital Asia Hub is an independent, non-profit Internet and society research think tank based in Hong Kong, led by an Executive Director, Management Board, and Steering Committee. Its funding is provided through individual, institutional and corporate donations.  Incubated by The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and a diverse group[…]