Sayeed Ahmed

Dr Sayeed Ahmed is a development professional involved in the infrastructure consulting business for over 20 years and has worked on projects under several government agencies in developing countries, Asian Development Bank, and other institutions. He is currently the CEO of Bayside Analytix, a technology-focused strategy and management consulting organisation.

Whose interest is Hamas serving?

During his 14-year rule over the past 15 years, Netanyahu did everything possible to keep Hamas in power in Gaza

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Death, destruction, and misery mean nothing to the merchants of war

How many more deaths will satisfy the war merchants’ thirst for profit?

Bangladesh’s tragic project implementation record

There are numerous projects which are suffering chronic delays and cost escalations, jeopardising Bangladesh's odyssey to becoming a developed nation.

Who is winning the Beijing-Washington tech war?

One crucial aim of the Washington-led tech war is preventing Beijing from making advanced chips by blocking technology from the West

What does Bangladesh’s space research organisation really do?

Bangladesh’s Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisation (SPARRSO) came under scathing criticism from netizens.

Dear marketing gurus, don’t take consumers for idiots

Increasingly, making false claims and presenting distorted facts have become a trend to increase sales.

The Moon is hot again, but why?

After so many years, why has the Moon landing become so cool again? The simple answer is: water.

Corporate corruption, greenwashing, and responsibility evasion

A look at the long-term harm of the McKinsey Syndrome on society.

June 13, 2023
June 13, 2023

Artificial intelligence is still far from being ‘intelligent’

Why does Big Tech want an immediate 6-month pause on any further development?

June 4, 2023
June 4, 2023

Ushering AI in Bangladesh

Bangladesh stands at the threshold of a paradigm shift in technological development as it is poised to change gear into a faster mode of economic development, and realising its vision of becoming a developed nation by 2041.

May 29, 2023
May 29, 2023

The bloody legacy of Henry Kissinger

Kissinger remains an influential thinker in geopolitics who has deeply shaped US foreign policy but his legacy is indeed bloody.

May 25, 2023
May 25, 2023

Strong message from Beijing to Washington, Moscow

Was the timing of the recent China and the five Central Asian countries’ summit (C5) a mere coincidence? It took place almost simultaneously with the G7 event in Hiroshima, making similar headlines all over.

May 23, 2023
May 23, 2023

F16s to Ukraine, Hiroshima, and the mockery of G7 leaders

It’s not at all surprising that G7 has taken a tougher stance on Russia and decided to supply Ukraine with more equipment and money.

February 23, 2023
February 23, 2023

Digital literacy is key to building a Smart Bangladesh

It can prepare us for the nation’s present and future needs

February 22, 2023
February 22, 2023

It’s AI powered slaughterbots, not ChatGPT, that should worry us

All of humanity is at stake when a computer can autonomously decide to delete you.

December 30, 2022
December 30, 2022

Chronicles of the Ukraine war: When might it end?

The Ukraine war is shaped by Russia’s historical desire to become a Eurasian power.

December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022

US' myopic tactics vs China's long-term strategy

Riyadh is no longer locked in a monogamous marriage to Washington.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

How can the land of Hafez, Sa’di, and Rumi be so cruel?

The absolutist, merciless state contradicts Iran’s deep roots in Sufism.

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