Journal Description

Journal of Digital Technology and Society (JDTS) is an academic endeavor of Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Center for Development Policy and Practice (CDPP). It aims to document and discuss the issues, governance models, regulations, and theoretical exercises in the area of digital technologies and society. It further aims to bridge the gap between scholarship and practice, and reflect on the relationship between theory and application of technology policies.
JDTS is committed to publishing relevant articles selected through a fair and rigorous peer review process, with the understanding that knowledge and experiences are best improved when shared and debated.
The journal is published annually by Center for Development Policy and Practice (CDPP). It consists of book reviews and special essays, in addition to academic papers.

Aim and Scope

Journal of Digital Technology and Society is an International Journal publishing refereed scholarly articles, position papers, debates, short communications, and reviews of books. Established in 2023, the Journal focuses on societal issues that are anchored to the design, use, management of frontier digital technologies.
Journal of Digital Technology and Society seeks to promote an understanding of the political, social, psychological, economic and cultural impacts of frontier digital technology on societies. Digital technological innovations include new sciences such as biotech, nanotech, and neuroscience, that offer great potential of development for societies and also pose significant risk. As digital technology is used in almost all technological developments, the journal is not restricted to a particular area. Further, the impacts are recognized to be domestic and global.
Rooted in the human-centered tradition of science and technology, the Journal acts as a catalyst, promoter and facilitator of engagement with diverse voices and over-the-horizon issues of arts, science, technology and society.

Amir Ullah Khan, Professor, MCRHRDI, Government of Telangana, India
Osama Manzar, Founder and Director, Digital Empowerment Foundation

Managing Editor

Arun Teja Polcumpally, Associate Fellow, Center for Development Policy and Practice
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