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Facebook Shadow Profiles

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Facebook claims it’s not in the business of creating profiles for non-users however, it does collect a lot of their information.

Collections of mostly off-platform information on both users and non-users are commonly referred as “shadow profiles”, and while Facebook … Read the rest

How to turn leftovers into electricity

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A startup company in Seattle is converting half-eaten burgers, spoiled milk, and spent yeast from a brewery into electricity and fertilizer. Katie Herzog visits Jan Allen, from Impact Bioenergy, to find out how a shipping-container-sized digester converts leftovers into energy.… Read the rest

Views of a Facebook executive on social media

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What is the need of the hour?

  • The need of the hour is to quit social media and do some soul-searching.
  • The Facebook executive said we were building something, and in the deep recesses of our mind, we knew something
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Drug Possession Decriminalized

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What happens when you decriminalize possession of illegal drugs?

  • The share of black market drops and might render it non-existent.
  • Higher taxes from the legal market would better go in funding higher education, infrastructure development and other social causes.
  • Portugal
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The Third Industrial Revolution

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The Third Industrial Revolution begins with a dire premise. The global economy will continue to exist in tatters for decades, extreme political movements will fail to deliver us from the brink, and climate change will further exacerbate our journey to … Read the rest

Forever Young

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Want to live forever? Immortality might be closer than you think. Forever Young explores the movement to not only expand life expectancy but to craft a genetic reality that allows us to stay young for longer stretches of time. This … Read the rest

An Insignificant Man

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Created by two young, independent filmmakers, An Insignificant Man is India’s most successful and largest crowdfunded documentary ever. Having a blockbuster performance at the Indian box office and appearances at more than 30 film festivals worldwide.

The film follows Arvind … Read the rest

India Remonetized

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On 8 November 2016, the Government of India announced the demonetisation of all ₹500 and ₹1000 banknotes of the Mahatma Gandhi Series. The government claimed that the action would curtail the shadow economy and crack down on the use of … Read the rest

This Is What Winning Looks Like

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This is a disturbing, new documentary about the ineptitude, drug abuse, sexual misconduct, and corruption of the Afghan security forces as well as the reduced role of US Marines due to the troop withdrawal.

In part one, we see just … Read the rest

Escape from Marawi

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ISIS is on the move in Southeast Asia. In an attempt to claim additional territory and indoctrinate more followers to their cause, the terrorist organization is bombarding the city of Marawi in the South Philippines. The city, however, is not … Read the rest