Sankara Taps AI in Blindness Campaign

Sankara Taps AI in Blindness Campaign

Long lines in front of eye doctors’ clinics do not include children who have never complained that they can’t see. They are blind, and they don’t know it. Their world has always been hazy. They have never seen it any other way. Thousands of others are silently turning...
Sankara Raises Over $500K

Sankara Raises Over $500K

The gentleness of the Sankara family and their quiet lyrical demeanor reached out and enveloped attendees as they entered the India Community Center in Milpitas on Dec. 8. Sankara Eye Foundation’s annual banquet was being held to raise funds for surgeries or for the...
Indians Take Collective Action

Indians Take Collective Action

In a Gentle Way, You Can Shake the World — Gandhi Prakash Jha works as an engineer at a Silicon Valley startup. He came here from a small village in Bihar, where students still walk miles to get to school. His father has turned blind with diabetes. Prakash wants...
Your Digital Future Is Being Built In The Lab

Your Digital Future Is Being Built In The Lab

Twenty five years from now, the Autonomous Intelligence and deep learning created world, which is being shaped in the labs as we speak, will be one that is no longer limited by our imagination. If you can dream it, you can achieve it, we were told. Now the machines...
Community Colleges: A Well-Kept Secret

Community Colleges: A Well-Kept Secret

Community colleges are the often-overlooked institutions of learning, that are hidden gems in one’s backyard. In India, the system of community colleges is seen as an alternative system of education that can be used to acquire trade skills, but not as a conduit to...