About the Writer
Hassan Mariam is a professor of computer science. She also holds a degree in English language. Mariam is a novelist, painter, poet and blogger.
She is particularly interested in the various ways in which advances in technology has affected various spheres of human existence. She is also in search of technological equipment or software that can simplify or assist the traditional ways of carrying out various tasks. Mariam has written several books and essays on this topic although many of them are still unpublished. This is essay is among a set of five essays from her which has been submitted for publication on this platform.