- AR Rafiq is an entrepreneur, Technologists, connector, and social change agent who runs Inspurate LLC a web/mobile design and development boutique based out of Silicon Valley and Karachi.
AR is passionate about the evolution of the Internet, Renewable Energy, Social Entrepreneurship, and building globally networked grassroots Entrepreneurial communities.
He is also the founder and chief coordinator at SA Relief a 501(c)(3) California registered not-for-profit providing disaster management and relief to marginalized communties in South Asia.
Earlier this evening the boy who works in my family's home in Karachi returned, very excited might I add after…
The past few weeks I have seen the following Accenture campaign video appear on my Facebook timeline. The video is…
Branchless and Mobile Banking in Pakistan and in much of the developing world has a different definition to what it…
Hong Kong to Pakistan, mobile devices are the norm. Step in and out of trains, cable cars, ferries, and planes…
"Restricted" and "Show In News Feeds" in the case of profiles or "unsubscribe" the case of pages are tools one…
Although I support the Democrat platform and have campaigned for President Obama, I do not agree with the Democrats attack…
A homeless guy availing of free WiFi for his laptop while standing next to his bike laden with personal effects,…
People being people on a beautiful Friday evening. From Engineers to Corporate Executives to Startup entrepreneurs. Comes the weekend -…
All to often policy makers, bureaucrats, and technologist make the mistake of perceiving technology as the solution to all vices, not realizing…
Entrepreneurship is the solution to achieving sustainable grassroots political and economic empowerment for marginalized peoples of the world. Some say…
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Category Archives: Technology
Hong Kong to Pakistan, mobile devices are the norm. Step in and out of trains, cable cars, ferries, and planes every second person is seen with some sort of mobile device. Ranging from the globally recognized brands — the likes … Continue reading
“Restricted” and “Show In News Feeds” in the case of profiles or “unsubscribe” the case of pages are tools one can use to un-clutter your Facebook News Feeds. These features are neat in the sense that you are able to … Continue reading
All to often policy makers, bureaucrats, and technologist make the mistake of perceiving technology as the solution to all vices, not realizing that technology alone will not help in their quest to achieving nirvana. It’s understandable when technologists from the High-Tech capital, Silicon Valley look upon … Continue reading
To date the Electronic Design Automation (or EDA) industry has only served the needs of the creator, and completly ignored the integrator. The integrator needs a different set of tools and functionalities. According to John Bruggerman there has been a profound shift in … Continue reading
It was not too long ago when we would watch Geordi La’ Forge in the popular Star Trek Next Generation television series whip out his PADD, or Personal Access Display Device, and punch out some theory or the other about … Continue reading
The world of mobile is fast becoming a norm. You have mobile applications for almost every facet of life. From calculating currency exchange rates to ordering a meal on the go. The mobile device has become an essential ingredient to … Continue reading