Sometimes, it is good to take a step back. To look around, carefully examine what we see, make sense of our surroundings and emerge fresher, wiser, stronger. This issue is an attempt at reflection, where we take a long look at the IT sector, government policies in IT and other sectors and the state of our lives as workers.

This issue is us taking a step back, taking a breath and carefully analysing the world we inhabit as IT workers.

In this issue you will find a history of the IT sector in India, personal reflections from IT workers on their education, fitting into the workplace and work ethics. You will also find explainers on Android fragmentation, the new farm bills and the fantasy yarn spun by Delhi Police in the North-east Delhi riots case. If you want contribute to the magazine, email us a pitch!