Disha Ganguli
Disha Ganguli
Contributor, The Yuan

Disha Ganguli is a writer, analyst, educator and child psychologist. Over the years, she has cultivated a strong interest in technology and now specializes in AI and Big Data. Her articles have been published in virtual magazines such as Analytics Insight and Industry Wired.

AI roots out corruption in India’s troubled healthcare terrain
Emerging markets
India, the world’s most populous country, has a complex healthcare system prone to inefficiency and corruption. As the country digitalizes, AI is already bearing fruit by exposing graft and granting more Indians access to quality care, writes AI and Big Data expert Disha Ganguli.
Disha Ganguli  |  Feb 02, 2024
Anger management in the digital age - with Disha Ganguli and David Wood
Podcast
In this episode, we discover the AI-driven revolution in anger management such as precise diagnosis, innovative treatments, and stigma reduction. Explore how AI is reshaping the way we approach and address anger-related challenges, ushering in a new era of emotional well-being.
Delta Dialog  |  Oct 26, 2023
The Intersection of AI and Mental Health - with Disha Ganguli and David Wood
Podcast
In this episode, we delve into the dynamic world of AI and mental health with Disha Ganguli. Discover the profound influence of AI on mental health, its potential to revolutionize ADHD management, and the complex challenges it faces.
Delta Dialog  |  Oct 20, 2023
ChatGPT must never be regarded as a panacea for mental health
Cognition
ChatGPT and its ilk of new chatbots might seem at first glance to present a blanket solution to mental health disorders, but to presume their suitability and reliability is dangerously ingenuous and fails to regard their downside. AI and Big Data journalist Disha Ganguli reports.
Disha Ganguli  |  Oct 04, 2023
AI-aided diagnosis, treatment bring a ray of hope to ADHD sufferers
Brain science
ADHD is reluctantly acknowledged in children, but is still stigmatized in adults. Rising numbers of victims now find themselves battling this disorder in today’s digital world, but AI may now offer new glimmers of encouragement, reports AI and Big Data journalist Disha Ganguli.
Disha Ganguli  |  Aug 24, 2023
What happens when anger issues encounter AI?
New era
When dealing with violent crimes, one effective strategy is coping with anger, the emotion often felt before commission of a crime. Anger management therapy and other techniques abound in the world today, but the role AI might play is still underexplored, and not well understood.
Disha Ganguli  |  Apr 18, 2023
The pursuit of the right to speech with AI
Generic
In today’s society, many people are unable to make their voices heard, either because of repression, social issues, or physical disabilities. AI, however, holds the potential to change this situation for the better.
Disha Ganguli  |  Sep 22, 2022
AI shields intellectually disabled from abuse
Cognition
When people discuss marginalized sections of a society, it is easy to forget those deprived of the fundamental faculties needed to make a living. It is these ‘specially-abled’ citizens who are often hyper-marginalized. AI is now better equipped to help such disadvantaged persons, but further technological advances are still required.
Disha Ganguli  |  Jun 17, 2022
AI Scientific Temper Can Challenge Healthcare Superstitions in India
Generic
Old customs and superstitions still prevail in India and continue to hold back the world’s second most populous nation from enjoying the full fruits of modernization. Disha Ganguli believes the government can rid the country of these old beliefs if it utilizes artificial intelligence to introduce a scientific temper.
Disha Ganguli  |  Jan 06, 2022
Deep Neural Networks Help Beat Cancer in Kolkata
Game-changers
There has been a rapid rise in technological developments over the past decade, especially in the domain of artificial intelligence, with the healthcare industry in particular one of several industries basking in its boons. Disha Ganguli discusses AI advancement in relation to rising cancer rates and the loopholes still to be filled.
Disha Ganguli  |  Nov 10, 2021
Democratizing Health is Synonymous to Democratizing Education in Rural India
Emerging markets
Kolkata still lags behind the developed world in having a strong AI integrated healthcare infrastructure, even though high-end technologies such as neurobots have demonstrated promising potentials countering complex diseases, such as cancer. The West Bengal government need to go further and integrate technology in its healthcare institutions to close infrastructure gaps, irrespective of the socio-economic statuses of its patients.
Disha Ganguli  |  Aug 31, 2021
AI Succors India’s Sex Workers
Governance
Residents of India’s notorious red-light districts are home to some of the most marginalized sections of society, deprived of basic healthcare and hygiene. Yet help is at hand. The recent development of nanobots and AI-powered gadgets like Bluetooth beacons has helped sex workers diagnose AIDS/HIV and STDs and alert them to dangers outside of their red-light zones.
Disha Ganguli  |  Jul 20, 2021
Crowd Management Tactics by Healthcare Industry in Kolkata
Optimization
India’s lack of a crowd control management system has given way to incredible fatalities from stampedes to the spread of COVID-19. But using AI can counter all of these adversities. Deploying AI-powered Bluetooth beacons and wireless mobiles as sensors to detect human stampedes and overcrowding in hospitals and social areas is one way forward.
Disha Ganguli  |  Jun 29, 2021