Watch the full video (above) of the keynote by Professor Yochai Benkler introducing ‘Metamorphoses’ – a series of nine interactions, which will unfold over a year, covering different aspects of the digital revolution. Metamorphoses is a modest effort to try and bridge the gap between digital technologies, which are transforming our lives, and our understanding of their multiple dimensions. The series is a joint initiative between NITI Aayog (the Government of India’s think tank), Indian International Centre (IIC) and Centre for Policy Research (CPR).
Prof Benkler talks about current and future technologies and their likely impact on democracy, development, growth and inequality.
Prof Yochai Benkler is the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School, and faculty co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
Inaugural remarks were delivered by Mr N N Vohra, President IIC.
Brief opening remarks were given by Mr Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog; Ambassador Shyam Saran, Life Trustee, IIC and former Foreign Secretary; and Ms Yamini Aiyar, President & Chief Executive, CPR.
Closing remarks were delivered by Air Marshal Naresh Verma, Director, IIC
The audience feedback video can be accessed here.