Habibullah N Karim | The Daily Star
  • Habibullah N Karim

  • White supremacists, western civilisations and eastern migrations

    White supremacists, western civilisations and eastern migrations

    In 1889, Rudyard Kipling crowed: “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” But the East and the West have been mingling even before his time and forever afterwards.
  • Financial independence: Luck or habit?

    With 12.9 percent of our population still living in extreme poverty and nearly 10 percent of the global population living below the lower poverty line, financial independence is a distant dream for hundreds of millions of people around the world.
  • Can robots and humans co-exist peacefully?

    One of the biggest civilisational questions dangling in the air is when will machine intelligence overtake human intelligence.
  • When the network is as slow as the traffic

    Going from a meeting in Gulshan to another in Motijheel one day earlier this month, I spent nearly two hours on the road which is quite common these days in Dhaka's traffic.
  • Dysfunctional superpowers on both sides of the Atlantic

    The greatest spectacle in the life of the US president—the annual State of the Union Address before a joint congress—is now uncertain as the continued non-essential-services shutdown of the US government is currently the longest on record at nearly a month.