Bhutan ignites the first sparks of an IT engine in a dedicated technology park that is drawing eager and innovative young talents. By Justin Calderon in Thimphu

For many, the Himalayan Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan is more likely to conjure up images of a mediaeval “Game of Thrones” realm than of tech-infused modernity. Set high above the snowline, the nation is ruled by a Dragon King, remote and steeped in old-world traditions of monastic asceticism. The government is still largely dependent on foreign aid. In 1999, the Bhutanese people became the last in the world to experience television. Read more…