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CARICOM statements of intent notwithstanding, governments view civil society with deep mistrust

Dear Editor, In a liberal democracy, although they should, governments/civil societies/NGOs rarely have a loving relationship. It can be worse in an autocracy or a dictatorship. Indeed, in most cases, ruling elites see themselves in office to govern, while civil society functions as organs to “watch” governments, especially when it comes to constitutional issues. Governments […]

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Pantami to chair 2022 World Summit on Information Society Forum

By Adedapo Adesanya In 2022, Twitter was the place to be for the most interesting, important and impactful Ramadan conversations, with over 47 million related Tweets recorded worldwide during the holy month. This represents a 31% year-over-year increase over last year, reflecting Twitter’s role as a place to find out what’s happening in real time. […]

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The Pink Boots Society celebrates women in brewing | Weekend Magazine

It’s a partly sunny Tuesday afternoon in Montpellier, and at the Three Penny Taproom on Main Street, the sun streams through the front door and bay window, casting shadows on the walls from the hanging plants. Although the place can get very busy in the evenings and on weekends, it is currently quite quiet. A […]

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Heritage Students Win First Place in UC Berkeley Bioengineering Honor Society Competition | Features

Working in groups of four to five, high school students explore and investigate bioengineering, allowing students to tackle a health problem and solution in a seven-week competition. The team won with their presentation of a new jet injection system, which is intended to help solve the problems of people who use needles frequently, but who […]

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Importance of biology for society and our daily lives

Importance of biology for society and our daily life: Biology and its importance are clear: you cannot study medicine without first learning biology. It is a branch of biology that explores the functioning of living beings such as humans. Biology is still far from providing all the answers that scientific minds need. Despite technological advances […]

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Melplash Agricultural Society Gardening Contest

The MELPLASH Agricultural Society Annual Garden and Awards Competition is an opportunity for all gardeners in West Dorset to have their hard work in the garden recognised. It is open to anyone who has a garden or housing estate within 12 miles of Melplash Village Church and is sponsored by Bridport-based William James & Co […]

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Data Society’s meldR Receives Honorable Mention in Workplace Category of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards | Your money

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2022– fast business today announced the winners of its 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards, recognizing clean technologies, innovative business initiatives, courageous new designs for cities and buildings and other creative works that support the growth of the positive social innovation, the fight against social inequalities, climate change and public health crises. Data […]

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Data Society’s meldR Receives Honorable Mention in the Workplace Category of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards

WASHINGTON, May 03, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–fast business today announced the winners of its 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards, recognizing clean technologies, innovative business initiatives, courageous new designs for cities and buildings and other creative works that support the growth of the positive social innovation, the fight against social inequalities, climate change and public health crises. Data […]

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Society’s hyper-connectivity is at the heart of the 6G era

Technology has permeated every element of business for decades, either incrementally or what seems like overnight. In all cases, these changes were iterations of existing systems and were designed to adapt ways of doing things. Post-pandemic life, however, brings about a change that not only improves, but fundamentally reinvents the tools and technologies available to […]

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Bounty® Paper Towels Raise Adoption Fees at Best Friends Animal Society for National Pet Month with Author and Advocate Katherine Schwarzenegger

CINCINNATI, April 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This May, during National Pet Month, Bounty Paper Towels is subsidizing pet adoption costs for new pet owners at centers Best Friends Animal Society rescues across the United States. The animal welfare organization’s rescue centers provide love, care and medical treatment for animals in need of forever homes. For every animal […]

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What Twitter’s Acquisition of Elon Musk Means for You and Society

Source: Pocketnow Yesterday was quite a hectic day. Twitter has officially announced that it has entered into a “definitive acquisition agreement” with Elon Musk, for $54.20 per share in cash in a deal valued at approximately $44 billion. Once the transaction is finalized, Twitter will officially become a private company, which is expected to close […]

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Society, Lumberton Parks and Recreation installs StoryWalk at Luther Britt Park

LUMBERTON — A local company has created an alternative path to literacy with the installation of Robson County’s first StoryWalk at Luther Britt Park. Located at the Crystal Road entrance to the park in West Lumberton is StoryWalk Robeson, a literacy project sponsored by the Lambda Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society in partnership […]

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The new Army recruiting round is a scathing indictment of American society

The latest round of army recruiting videos have targeted American society in a bold attempt to entice the country’s young people to become soldiers. Rather than highlighting the unique opportunities military service can provide, the branch has gone downright mean-spirited, comparing what some see as basic human rights benefits to the far weaker ones provided […]

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Impact Report 2021 – Internet Society

And yet. Billions of people must navigate this seismic shift without reliable, dependable internet access. How to ensure that everyone can access the essentials: health, work, human connection? And who stands up for the communities that are on the wrong side of this digital divide? Fueled by a new sense of urgency, in 2021 we […]

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Benartzi: decumulation strategies should start with a process

“Everything automatically” solved many problems, but the customization required for decumulation strategies requires a different approach, Professor Schlomo Benartzi suggested during an April 3 general session at the NAPA 401(k) 2022 Summit. Benartzi, professor emeritus of the UCLA Anderson School of Management and founder of PensionPlus, was joined by Barbara Delaney, director of StoneStreet Renaissance, […]

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Fall River Historical Society Presents Vintage Coca-Cola Syrup

The Fall River Historical Society has a great new idea to celebrate the little things in life that once helped keep us healthy. The company has launched a new hashtag, #tinytuesday, on its Facebook page which over the next few weeks will “feature vintage medicinal aids” that “you might find in an early 20th century […]

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You’re Not My Mom Shows Society Fails Those Who Live With Mental Illness

The new Irish horror movie you are not my mother, which originally premiered at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, is a multifaceted work of existential dread. The first feature from the writer-director Kate Dolan is a story of family, paganism and what happens when we lose those we love. Specifically, it’s very curious how […]

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Scientists are finding ways to study and reconstruct past smells

In a new call to action published in Nature Human behaviorresearchers from the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, discuss the importance of smell in human history and how and why experts might investigate smells of the past . In recent years, millions of people around the world have […]

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Wisconsin Historical Society Announces Design Team for New Wisconsin History Center | News

The Department of Administration and the Wisconsin Historical Society selected Continuum Architects + Planners in association with SmithGroup as the design and engineering team for the new Wisconsin History Center, which will replace the current Wisconsin Historical Museum on Capitol Square in Madison. MADISON, Wis., March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Department of Administration and […]

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Wisconsin Historical Society Announces Design Team for New Wisconsin History Center

The Department of Administration and the Wisconsin Historical Society selected Continuum Architects + Planners in association with SmithGroup as the design and engineering team for the new Wisconsin History Center, which will replace the current Wisconsin Historical Museum on Capitol Square in Madison. MADISON, Wis., March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Department of Administration and […]

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Meet Flores, the resilient society of R&B singers must listen

In this digital age where we’re fed carbon copies of the same-looking and sounding popstar, it’s refreshing to see a brown-skinned concept artist stand out in a predominantly white Latin music scene. Utilizing her experiences as a woman of color and of Indigenous and immigrant descent, R&B singer-songwriter Flores is thriving singing the best asset […]

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AI is transforming society, but management remains hesitant – and for good reason

The trend: Progress in AI manufacture the technology omnipresent, particularly in the financial sector, but questions of ethics and reliability weigh heavily. Surveys reveal that C-level executives in several industries aren’t too eager to start using it themselves. AI is commonly used for lower level tactical decision making, but it is not a common practice […]

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How Universities Can Teach About Society’s Most Pressing Issues, By Toyin Falola

Contrary to popular belief, our universities cannot solve all of society’s problems or even teach about them. Every society contains many centers of knowledge – domestic, public, private, industrial, etc. We belong to the higher education cluster and cannot perform tasks assigned to other sectors, such as primary and secondary. Sometimes we inherit issues that […]

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Seven financial issues that millennials confront that their parents didn’t

They are a generation born between 1981 and 1996 recognized for being tech-savvy, following their hobbies, and destroying industries. They’re also recognized for holding their generation’s financial problems. If you are in need of money visit Oak Park Financial now! Millennials grew up or joined the workforce during the Great Recession, posing particular financial problems. […]

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The spring issue of Plan Consultant is now online!

The latest digital edition of the ASPPA members-only magazine has gone live for you! More and more independent APTs are joining collaborative groups to pool their resources and expertise. In the cover story of our digital-only spring issue, editor John Iekel addresses the question: what’s driving this trend? And in the issue’s two feature articles, […]

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Saudi leaders commit to a drug-free society

RIYADH: Five Saudi universities have been added to the QS World University Rankings 2022, bringing the total number to 14 from just nine in 2019. Three Saudi universities also moved up the rankings, King Abdulaziz University, King Saud University and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, ranking between 51 and 319 in the world […]

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Thomas Bayrle’s superforms construct the archetypes of mass society

The artist’s latest exhibition, “Monotony in a hurry,” features portraits of the most ubiquitous faces of modern media “Everything is made up of everything, in the small as in the large”, says Thomas Bayrle. “Everything can be modulated from everything, like in a kind of rubber world.” It’s a statement that captures the essence of […]

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Technology, Culture and Society, By Toyin Falola

Culture encompasses technology and other attributable abstract or physical materials. Every culture is mainly dependent on technological breakthroughs. Different things would define societies, and they are mostly considered to be original to that society. However, society itself did not start out with this knowledge hovering above the waters as it did in the beginning. Each […]

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Alone, Harassed and Abandoned in Society: The Lived Experiences of Iranian Homeless Youth | BMC Psychology

Alone, harassed and abandoned in society According to the experiences of homeless young adults, they escaped from the community due to SA and addiction, feeling like a burden on others and social isolation, and not only were they left without support in society, but they also suffered from all kinds of physical and psychological harassment. […]

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COVID-19: How the pandemic has changed society

Since March 2020, supply chain disruptions have been a huge pain point for Americans and others around the world. Whether it’s an out-of-stock crib, not seeing a familiar product on the grocery store shelves, or hard-to-find gifts this holiday season, nearly everyone has been affected by supply chain issues as a by-product of the pandemic. […]

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Jeevika Fellowship, Street Vendors, Center for Civil Society

Life needs freedom. Freedom needs you! Join the Jeevika community to protect the rights of street vendors in Delhi Samjad – a fruit vendor in Yusuf Sarai market – was arbitrarily fined INR 2,000-3,000 for hoarding and nuisance under the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act 1957. But the penalty under this law is only INR 50. […]

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Our animal abuse reflects a society gone to dogs

When a video of West Ham defender Kurt Zouma kicking and throwing his cat surfaced online, it was widely condemned by animal lovers around the world. While the footballer’s act was heavily criticized as animal abuse and almost cost him his career, it reveals the seriousness with which animal welfare issues are treated in other […]

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Technology and Society: We should have seen it coming | Opinion

Computers are tools for solving problems of many types ranging from keeping financial records to simulating and predicting climate change, but, as we all know, they can also create new and unforeseen problems that have experienced explosive growth since they began solving problems for the Department of Defense in the second half of the 20th […]

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Society wants to be a bar for literally everyone

The latest hospitality business to open on the former site of Bar Mallozzi and Mum Cha is a bar with a ‘crowd-friendly’ food and drink menu with a primary aim of providing customers with a ‘good time’ . About a week before the Adelaide Fringe proliferates throughout the CBD, a new bar has launched at […]

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The main task of the future human society will be to regulate technology

Every year nearly three-quarters of a million people die from mosquito-borne diseases, and with climate change the problem is getting worse. EU researchers are giving public health officials the tools they need to take rapid, targeted action. Some of the deadliest animals have the smallest bites. It is undeniable that each year more than a […]

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The main task of the future human society will be to regulate technology – Analysis – Eurasia Review

The widespread application of digital technology has led to profound changes in society, thus raising questions of market order and supervision in the digital age. In the digital age, market structures and business models have undergone significant changes. The unprecedented density, depth and breadth of market transactions, the complexity of transaction forms and content, and […]

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Congressional rivals try to divide society along caste, religious lines; Ignoring People’s Problems: Priyanka Gandhi | India News

SONBHADRA (UP): Congress Secretary General Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday accused rival parties of trying to divide people according to caste and religion, and ignoring their problems like inflation and the unemployment. Targeting the ruling BJP, she said it was the government’s duty to alleviate the problems of the public, but in Uttar Pradesh the […]

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Aged society needs a new provident fund

Elderly people wait near Phra Nakhon district in early January to register for benefits. Last year, the cabinet approved a government pension fund bill that will open the door for informal workers to pay monthly contributions. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) The year 2022 comes with some challenges for Thailand that require proper preparation. Foremost among these […]

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Green Society promotes environmental awareness – Le Paisano

The Green Society is an environmental-based organization at UTSA. They revolve around advocating for topics such as sustainability and respect for the environment. “I feel like the greatest thing we offer is camaraderie [and] friendship,” said Karina Guthmann. Guthmann, a proud environmentalist and vice president of the Green Society, joined the organization three years ago. […]

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Living in a society obsessed with alcohol | Opinion

Staying sober is hard. Throw toxic alcohol culture and mental health stigma into the mix and the difficulty escalates. Allowing addiction and treating mental health as taboo is easier and more dangerous than you might think. The last nine years of my life have practically been spent watching alcoholism suck the life out of someone […]

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Quantum gravity sensor will ‘transform society’ after successfully finding underground tunnel, physicists say

BIRMINGHAM, England — British scientists are celebrating an extraordinary breakthrough that could revolutionize everything from archeology to geology to national security. For the first time ever, a quantum gravity sensor has successfully identified objects hidden deep underground. The milestone paves the way for drawing a map of the mysterious world beneath the surface of the […]

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CDS Initiative Tackles Our Society’s Problems Through Civic-minded Technology – The Daily Free Press

Imagine a world where societal problems can be tackled and solved using tools created from data science. That’s exactly what Data Science for Good, an initiative of Boston University’s School of Computing and Data Science, is trying to achieve. Boston University Computing and Data Science Center. CDS faculty continue to work with the Data Science […]

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Manga satirizing revived lifestyles in pursuit of a greener society

An academic has republished his satirical illustrations from the early 1980s because society has continued with its wasteful and environmentally destructive lifestyles. “The fact that so many works from almost 40 years ago still have a message these days has made me realize once again how the terrible issues of the global environment and waste […]

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Taming Inflation: What Policymakers Can – and Should – Do

by DOUGLAS HOLTZ-EAKIN The shocking acceleration of inflation is the economic signature of 2021. In January, year-on-year consumer price index (CPI) inflation was 1.4%; by December, it had risen to 7.0%. Most strikingly, prices for food, energy and housing – which make up more than 50% of the typical family budget – soared 8.2%. The […]

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[OPINION] Too many morals? On conflicting norms in Filipino society

Anomie, in sociology, refers to a breakdown of fundamental social values. People feel a sense of hopelessness and meaninglessness, becoming apathetic or even self-destructive in their individual lives. Once anomie spreads, broader social issues are expected to follow, as people lose respect for common norms and mutual accountability. Synnomy, on the other hand, refers to […]

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Shareholder capitalism works better for society

The author, former editor of the FT, is head of industrial policy at Policy Exchange Was Milton Friedman right when he said in 1970 that corporate social responsibility was to make as much money as possible for shareholders? An influential group of critics, in business and academia, think he was fundamentally wrong. Friedman’s harmful influence, […]

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Technology Empowers Taiwan’s Civil Society – OpenGov Asia

It is a remarkable alliance between the best expertise that academia can offer and a globally recognized name in research. A new partnership between Massey University and NZ Product Accelerator is set to lead the way in technology and innovation, supporting business and research. Specifically, the university’s AgriFood Digital Lab is partnering with NZ Product […]

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The social and political determinants of global warming in the 21st century — ScienceDaily

Politics and society largely dictate the ambitions of climate policy and therefore the trajectory of greenhouse gas emissions, but models and projections of climate change rarely include political and social drivers. A study from the University of California, Davis simulated 100,000 possible future policy and emissions trajectories to identify relevant variables within the climate-social system […]

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Jungto Society Launches Online Dharma School – Buddhistdoor Global

Jungto Society, the international Buddhist community founded by revered Korean master Seon (Zen) and social activist Venerable Pomnyun Sunim (법륜스님),* has announced the launch of an online incarnation of its Jungto School study course Dharma. Fri. Pomnyun Sunim, the Dharma Director Teacher of Jungto Society, first opened the Jungto Dharma School in Korea about 31 […]

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Data Society Joins NVIDIA Partner Network, Deep Learning Institute | Business

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 8, 2022– Data Society, the leading provider of industry-tailored data science training and cutting-edge AI solutions for government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, today announced that it has joined the Partner Network NVIDIA (NPN) and will collaborate with the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) to enable learners with essential skills in AI, HPC, […]

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Data Society Joins NVIDIA Partner Network, Deep Learning Institute | News

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 8, 2022– Data Society, the leading provider of industry-tailored data science training and cutting-edge AI solutions for government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, today announced that it has joined the Partner Network NVIDIA (NPN) and will collaborate with the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI) to enable learners with essential skills in AI, HPC, […]

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Neil Gorsuch’s Federalist Society speech on Friday will be closed to the press

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Justice Neil Gorsuch addresses the conservative legal group that backed his Supreme Court bid this weekend during a session at a Florida resort town closed to media coverage. Gorsuch is featured as the banquet speaker Friday at the Florida chapter of the Federalist Society’s annual meeting, being […]

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Media banned from talking about Judge Gorsuch at the Federalist Society

WASHINGTON (AP) — Judge Neil Gorsuch addresses the conservative legal group that backed his Supreme Court bid this weekend during a session at a Florida resort closed to media coverage. Gorsuch is featured as the banquet speaker Friday at the Florida chapter of the Federalist Society’s annual meeting, being held at the Walt Disney World […]

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What does technology owe to society? The intersection of trust, digital ethics and ESG

Posted 02-01-22 Proposed by vmware By Nicola Acutt I never imagined working for a technology company at the start of my career. For a very long time, I thought my path would keep me in academia. I set out to inspire class after class of business students at the Presidio Graduate School to care about […]

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PMI® Global Megatrends 2022 Reveals Society’s Biggest Challenges Affecting the Path Project Professionals Take to Deliver Impact

PHILADELPHIA CREAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Project Management Institute (PMI) has released its Global Megatrends 2022 report, an analysis of the global forces that are having a significant impact on society and the project management profession today. Global Megatrends 2022 helps project professionals understand the rapidly changing world and the global context in which they work so they […]

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‘Savannah Sipping Society’ opens Thursday at NTC

Photo courtesy NTC Featured in ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’ the next two weekends at Newnan Theater Company are, left to right, Kelly Banks, Michelle Mason, Jennifer McCrary and Louisa Grant. The Newnan Theater Company continues its 44th season (A Season of Laughs) with the opening of ‘The Savannah Sipping Society’ by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope […]

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Therapy, society and youth – The Courier

The benefits of therapy in the lives of individuals and how society treats therapy and counseling The ancient Greeks believed that without a healthy mind you cannot have a healthy body. Living in the modern world where people have many responsibilities and tasks to perform in their daily lives has an impact on mental health. […]

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VMware: what does technology owe to society? The intersection of trust, digital ethics and ESG

Share “What does technology owe society? The intersection of trust, digital ethics and ESG” on Twitter Share “What does technology owe society? The intersection of trust, digital ethics and ESG” on Facebook Share “What does technology owe society? The intersection of trust, digital ethics and ESG” on LinkedIn I never imagined working for a technology […]

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Internet Society condemns UK anti-encryption campaign • The Register

Britain’s controversial online safety bill will make Britons more vulnerable than ever to online harm, the Internet Society says, while data from other countries suggests surveillance is not generally used to target people. online child abusers, although this is a key justification cited for linking the measures. Government efforts to paint end-to-end encryption as an […]

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Five ways to improve our society

Collins C. Ofurum Posted January 26, 2022 At the start of the year, a rolling stone A column written by a former Occupy Wall Street organizer, Jesse A. Myerson, listed and explained five economic reforms our generation should be fighting for today. His ideas included the desire to seize private property for public property. Perhaps […]

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A cleaner society starts with us

January 14, 2022 LUMBERTON — The NC Cooperative Extension Robeson County Center has scheduled several classes for the months of January and February ranging from crop production and pruning to food safety. 2022 Tri-County Agricultural Production Meetings The extension will host three tri-county agricultural production meetings in 2022 at the Southeast Agricultural Events Center, located […]

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Biden’s Asian policy, a year later

The following is an excerpt from the ASPI Vice Presidents Danny Russell and Wendy Cutler‘s op-ed originally published in The Diplomat. Even before taking office on January 20, the American president Joe Biden announced the appointment of an “Asian czar” to the White House, contacted key leaders in the region and promised to meet the […]

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How Dry January’s continued presence reflects the changing — and divisive — of society’s relationship with alcohol

Ditch the meat for a month with Veganuary. Start that new gym membership or try that new diet. The onslaught of requests to “start the new year off right” seems endless. Now, whenever January rolls around, I prepare for the sober season ahead, stocking my kitchen with a variety of sweet snacks to hold me […]

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Society’s problems aren’t all about capitalism

Published: 01/14/2022 13:42:13 Modified: 01/14/2022 13:41:21 A recent letter to the editor titled “Capitalism Causes Destruction” (January 8), which stated, to quote directly from the article, that “global holocaust and planetary destruction” can be attributed to capitalism and capitalism alone , made me realize that this would be a good opportunity to discuss the claims […]

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Benevolence for a livable society guides Positif’s business practice

How benevolence for a liveable society guides Positif’s business practice KBM Goodwill Co., Ltd. unveiled its new mission to make Thailand a “livable society” driven by positivity, generosity and the desire to help each other, to create happiness for all, through its Positif brand. The company believes that when “Everyone has their own values”, society […]

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Irish society must ‘look in mirror’ on attitude towards pets, veterinarian says

A veterinarian who has created a website to educate and educate people before owning a puppy, says Irish society “should take a long look in the mirror” in their attitude and approach to finding a new pet. Tim Kirby is concerned that the new trend of “aesthetic designer dogs” will cause huge behavior problems, which […]

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The Alzheimer Society challenges people to spread kindness and raise funds

Timmins- Kindness means the world to someone with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, according to Timmins caregiver Claude Martel. His wife, Shirley, is in long-term care with dementia and he said the kind gestures of his friends and family helped brighten his day. “They had a group of women who met all the […]

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The architect of the Russian presidential protocol reveals why “the French model prevailed” – Société & culture

MOSCOW, January 1. / TASS /. When modern Russia’s presidential protocol was still being worked out in the early 1990s, foreign models and national traditions were taken into account, former Kremlin protocol chief Vladimir Shevchenko told TASS in an interview marking the 30th anniversary of the break-up of the Soviet Union. In addition, he explained […]

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Opinion: Helping convicts reintegrate into society

Each year, approximately 8,000 men and women leave the Mississippi prison. But with very little streamlined assistance currently available and unnecessary government barriers to work, a large percentage of these ex-offenders will be back in prison within a few years, continuing to strain state budgets, families. and the economy. Danny and Christy Austin are two […]

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Pan-social challenges and solutions to respond to infodemics – Online, October-December 2020 – Global

Conference Report: 3rd WHO Conference on Managing the Infodemic, challenges and solutions for the whole of society to respond to the infodemic #societyVSinfodemic The World Health Organization (WHO) hosted the 3rd WHO Conference on Managing the Infodemic from October 20 to December 11, 2020. The theme of the conference was “Challenges and Solutions for the […]

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The Future of American Democracy: A Conversation with Andrew Yang

This program took place. Find the summary and photos of the event here » Program Tuesday, January 18, 20228 a.m. Registration8:30 a.m. Program Books will be available for purchase at the event and a book signing will take place after the program. Health and Safety Requirements All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination […]

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Society Welcomes Reforms Proposed to Address Hate Crime Disparities | News

The Bar has welcomed the proposed reforms that would ensure that disabled and LGBT + victims of hate crimes have the same protection as those targeted because of their race or religion. Following a thorough review of hate crime and hate speech laws, the Law Commission issued several recommendations to address inconsistencies in how hate […]

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News desk | ILLINOIS

Technology is an important part of life in India. For example, street vendors and rickshaws use cellphones, the internet and Aadhar cards – 12-digit identification numbers assigned to each citizen based on their biometrics and demographics. However, charismatic gurus and superstition still thrive in India. In the new book “Reluctant Techies: India’s Complicated Relationship with […]

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Society, the fastest growing student app for clubs, events, tickets and group chats

The Society App is recruiting students to join their Global Brand Ambassadors with the goal of launching the best student app for clubs and groups in any country. Society is an instant community app. With over 1,700 clubs with group chats at over 217 colleges and universities in the UK, US and around the world, […]

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Trade coercion poses a growing threat to the global economy

The following is an excerpt from ASPI Vice President Wendy Cutler and Research Director of the Perth USAsia Center Jeffrey WilsonCommentary originally published in Nikkei Asia. The integrity of the global trading system is under threat. Growing protectionism, non-market economic practices and the abuse of national security exceptions mean that the trade rules that have […]

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Investing Responsibly – Achieving Returns While Helping the Environment and Society

The news was dominated recently by the meeting of the COP26 in Glasgow and the environmental issues which affect the planet and our daily life. It came at a time when many of us were already thinking about what changes we can make to play our part in improving the situation. The theme of “ESG […]

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The new director of the Humane Society faces a deluge of problems and complaints

Christine Cahill, the third person this year to lead the Pike County Humane Society, spoke to members about the issues she has encountered so far. Then, after just four weeks on the job, she suffered a barrage of complaints and accusations. Cahill said the Humane Society failed its November 17 inspection of the kennel because […]

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Internet reflects societal issues | centenary

On April 30, 1993, the World Wide Web became publicly available. Six years later, Loyolan published this article examining the dangers and benefits of the Internet as it was first explored. We are republishing it here as part of the Loyolan Centennial. Internet Refdeal with the problems of society Flight. 78, No. 5, September 22, […]

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Increase in psychological problems in society

Almighty Allah (SWT) endowed man with intellect and gave him the power to establish a system where other living creatures besides humans could also be part of this system. Man is an intelligent being to whom Allah Almighty (SWT) has given the abilities to manage the world order; and these abilities are directly related to […]

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Honor society writes letters for honor flight veterans

November 24, 2021 There was a lot of gossip, but no provocative sanctions resulted – just a decision by Mount Airy officials to purchase a second grapple truck to help with sanitation collections while abandoning an earlier proposal for brush carts. Shirley Brinkley, a former city commissioner, also weighed in on a new automated garbage […]

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Lebanese civil society groups seek to oust political elite

While Lebanon’s dysfunctional political configuration has resisted change, many wonder whether the elections slated for 2021 will finally provide an alternative to the long-established political class. In 2018, Lebanon went to the polls. It was the first parliamentary election in nine years and many observers wondered whether this was politics as usual, or would growing […]

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Lebanese civil society groups vote to oust political elite

While Lebanon’s dysfunctional political configuration has resisted change, many wonder whether the elections slated for 2021 will finally provide an alternative to the long-established political class. In 2018, Lebanon went to the polls. It was the first parliamentary election in nine years and many observers wondered whether this was politics as usual, or would the […]

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Our society is regressive, television reflects this reality, says screenwriter and president of the National Women’s Commission Leena Gangopadhyay

While the story was often referred to as the real hero, the writer was still an anonymous entity in the world of Bengali television soap operas. Then Leena Gangopadhyay entered the scene. Today she has five soap operas on the air while Hindi remakes of some of her work are on TRPs. Indrani Halder, who […]

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Dysfunction is at the heart of the basic functioning of American society

Compared to most other advanced capitalist countries, the United States is a mess. Our archaic 18th century constitution guarantees legislative deadlock and allows small minorities to block democratic will. Our health care system leaves tens of thousands of people dying every year because they cannot afford treatment, while millions more forego needed care because of […]

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Hearing pleas from interfaith couples, Allahabad HC said state and society consent was not required for two adults to marry

The Allahabad High Court observed on Thursday that consent from family or community or clan or state or executive is not required, once two adults agree to enter into a marriage that is legal and legal. Their consent must be piously given primacy, with grace and dignity. Hearing a batch of petitions filed by interfaith […]

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How Truman Capote Betrayed His High Society “Swans”

THE WOMEN OF CAPOTEA true story of love, betrayal and a swan song for an eraBy Laurence Leamer There is a poem by Thomas Hardy, “The Convergence of the Twain”, which chronicles the construction of the Titanic, in all its opulence, and the simultaneous formation of its “sinister companion” – the iceberg that is about […]

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Designing a future that brings society together

The future is attitude and it’s electric … Join us in celebrating progress with Audi’s podcast on the future on 702. The Future is an Attitude podcast series presented by Audi features inspiring South Africans who think differently about the future and challenge the status quo by advancing the fields of design, digitalization, performance and […]

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The Artist & Homeless Collaborative – Times Square Chronicles

The New-York Historical Society presents Art for change: the artist and the collaboration of the homeless, an exhibition that examines the history of modern homelessness in New York City through the lens of Artist & Homeless Collaborative (A&HC), a public art project founded in 1990 by multidisciplinary artist Hope Sandrow. The program, which connected women […]

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China and Japan cooperate in digital society and AI – OpenGov Asia

Following its cross-border payment agreement with Singapore, the Philippine central bank plans to sign cross-border payment agreements with Thailand and Malaysia to enable integration of their real-time and QR payment systems. This month, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed two agreements to integrate InstaPay from the Philippines […]

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PTK Honor Society helps clean up river access

November 19, 2021 Almost five years ago, on January 5, 2017, Myra and Nathan Edwards’ life changed forever. Their son, Bentley, was born, a bouncy little boy. At least that’s what they thought. Two days later, as the young couple prepared to leave the hospital and bring their son home, an alert nurse noticed that […]

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subscription models and the rise of the ownerless society | New university

Note-taking app Notability has announced that it will move from a single paid app to a freemium model on November 1, with the current one-time fee of $ 9.99 moving to an annual subscription of $ 14.99. Users who do not wish to pay for the subscription will be able to use the app for […]

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report: “whole of society” effort must fight disinformation | Health Info

By DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press Misinformation puts efforts to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges at risk, be it climate change, COVID-19 or political polarization, new report from the Aspen Institute says through prominent voices in media and cybersecurity. Recommendations from the 80-page analysis, released Monday, call for new regulations on social media platforms; tougher […]

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Dovetail Genomics Launches Boston Epigenetics Society to Accelerate Vital Epigenetics and Epitranscriptomics Research, with Additional Companies in Several Developing Metropolitan Cities

The Boston Society’s inaugural meeting will focus on the role of epigenetics in aging and feature guest speaker David A. Sinclair, Ph.DAO and Full Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School SCOTTS VALLEY, California, November 10, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dovetail Genomics, the industry leader in advanced genomic proximity ligation solutions, today announced the formation […]

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The metaverse is coming – society beware

Here comes the metaverse, at least if some major players in the tech industry have their way. What is the Metaverse? According to the Fortune 500 company Nvidia’s website, the metaverse is a “three-dimensional shared virtual world or worlds that are interactive, immersive, and collaborative.” While the Metaverse may seem like a pie-in-the-sky idea, some […]

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Carson City Historical Society Hosts Nov 11 Presentation “Rehabilitating Historic Windows” | Carson City Nevada News

View full picture Michelle Schmitter, Mike Drews and Lou Ann Speulda-Drews to discuss “Historic Window Rehabilitation”. Event date: November 11, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. David Bugli, Sec., Carson City Historical Society The Carson City Historical Society is proud to host a conference / presentation on the preservation and restoration of wooden windows on Thursday, November […]

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Cambodia ‘bleeds’ as space for civil society shrinks | Human rights news

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Vorn Pao was shocked when an employee of his association was arrested in May this year while collecting the names of families living along the Thai-Cambodian border facing food shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The association wanted to ensure that hungry families received the support they needed, but the authorities […]

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Transforming Society Through Legal Education | Law

Idisregarding the law is not a valid excuse for wrongdoing. This widely accepted principle highlights the importance of providing legal education to the public, especially in democratic societies where the rule of law is the main pillar that sustains the system. The awareness of citizens of their rights and responsibilities to a large extent determines […]

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The challenges of being non-binary in a closed-minded society

OPINION: Are you a girl or a boy? The classic question we answer throughout our lives. A question based on the word assigned to you at birth. A word assigned to you based on key biological differences backed by hard science. Where is it? It is common to use anatomy and chromosomes to define sex, […]

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How South Korean society (unfortunately) inspired the squid game

Squid game Source: Tirachard / Freepik (Context), Yoo Jung Kim, MD (Illustration) Unless you’ve lived under a rock, you may have heard of Squid game. This South Korean Netflix fictional series features desperate individuals competing in a murderous children’s game series for a chance to win $ 38 million. The series captured the imaginations of […]

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Literature Has the Power to Solve Societal Problems | Staff columnists

If minds who study only what they have never known are barren wasteland, then those who stray into a diverse literature are flourishing metropolises. Recognizing diverse points of view expands the scope of our knowledge, allowing us to come across new experiences and different states of mind that are shaped by circumstances. While it might […]

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Women Still Blamed for Society’s Fertility Problems | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

FCambridge single-sex university student Murray Edwards must attend fertility seminars because they “risk not having children” if they leave maternity “too late”. This is annoying news – seminars are just the latest example of the myth that women need to “remind” that our ability to procreate will not last forever, as if a baby is […]

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People in the United States see stronger conflicts in society than in other countries

Two men argue as protesters demonstrate against a so-called White Lives Matter rally on April 11, 2021, in Huntington Beach, California. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) The United States stands out among 17 advanced economies as one of the most conflicting when it comes to questions of social unity. […]

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Navigating Data Privacy Law in a Global Society – TechCrunch

Daniel barbier Donor Daniel Barber is the CEO and co-founder of DataGrail. China, the world’s most populous country, passed its first major data privacy legislation in August. Going forward, any global business or aspiring startup doing any kind of commerce or offering online services will likely be affected as they engage with Chinese residents covered […]

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Fabry Patients Can Improve Mindfulness With MPS Company’s Online Series

An eight-week online mindfulness series for people with Fabry disease – aimed at relieving pain, reducing stress and improving overall well-being – will open on September 29 and are currently recruiting participants. The Zoom series, which runs through November 24, is presented by the MPS Society, which provides support to people in the UK affected […]

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SF Chronicle Wins Six Society for Features Journalism Awards

The San Francisco Chronicle has won several awards from the Society for Features Journalism for its reporting, writing, photography, and presentation of work in the arts, culture, and food. The annual competition honored both print and online work from American newspapers in 2020. The Chronicle’s six SFJ awards were the third-highest in the broad newspaper […]

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Jon Stewart delves into society’s ‘problems’ in new Apple TV Plus show

Jon Stewart returns to your screen. The talk show host’s new news series, The problem with Jon Stewart, premieres on Apple TV + starting September 30, and the show’s trailer teases Stewart by tackling all manner of social “issues.” In the 30-second teaser, Stewart can be seen discussing everything from the struggle to comprehensive veteran […]

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Society has failed to provide adequate ‘escape routes’ away from criminal behavior

“The Wire” is perhaps the most powerful series in television history and Omar Little perhaps its most memorable character. Omar, the dreaded stick-up artist, was played masterfully by actor Michael K. Williams. Earlier this month, Williams was found dead in his apartment. As news of his passing spread, the tributes and social media posts featuring […]

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Central Banks Cannot Solve Most Societal Problems

Tuesday 24 August 2021 2:20 pm A former Governor of the Bank of England has warned that central banks cannot be relied upon to solve most of society’s problems. Writing for Bloomberg, Mervyn King said there are “serious challenges for our societies. But the seriousness of a problem is not the only, or even the […]

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Using open social innovation to solve society’s biggest challenges

Remarks 1 See Satish Nambisan, “Platforms for Collaboration”, Stanford Social Innovation Review, flight. 7, no. 3, 2009, and John Kania and Mark Kramer, “Collective Impact” Stanford Social Innovation Review, flight. 9, no. 1, 2011. 2 Tara McGuinness and Anne-Marie Slaughter, “The New Practice of Public Problem Solving”, Stanford Social Innovation Review, flight. 17, no. 2, […]

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Five ETFs to meet society’s future challenges

The pandemic has encouraged societies to look more into the future, as evidenced by campaigns such as “building back better”. What followed was an unprecedented pace of ETF launches directly targeting industries solving tomorrow’s problems. In 2020 alone, 23 new thematic ETFs debuted in Europe, providing exposure to all sorts of niche sectors such as […]

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Society and Social Problems | Cashmere amount

Society and social issues Posted on Jul 12, 2021 | Author Cashmere amount Social problems pose a serious threat to a large number of people in any given society. The list of current social problems in the valley is endless and must be addressed as soon as possible. The negative consequences of any social problem […]

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Big ideas seek innovative solutions to societal challenges

The Cal State Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science ‘Big Ideas’ initiative provides concrete solutions to society’s most pressing problems through three faculty-led projects. “This effort envisions new ways of engaging as a college in societal challenges and how philanthropy can play an important role in promoting shared impact,” said Dean Susan Barua. The […]

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Reasons for societal disintegration in Pakistani society

As the world celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, we honor the leadership of people with disabilities and their tireless efforts to build a more inclusive, accessible and sustainable world. At the same time, we are determined to redouble our efforts to ensure an open and accommodating society for all. An estimated 690 […]

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A Stanford student mocked federalist society. It compromised his degree.

It was the last day of class at Stanford Law School, May 27, when Nicholas Wallace said he was blinded by a message from one of the deans informing him that his degree was under threat for potential misconduct. His offense: Emailing a flyer to other law students in January that he claimed was from […]

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Seeds of economic health disparities found in subsistence society – WSU insider

By Sara Zaske, WSU News PULLMAN, Washington – No billionaire lives among the Tsimane people of Bolivia, although some are a little better off than others. These subsistence communities on the edge of the Amazon also have fewer chronic health problems linked to the type of dramatic economic disparity found in industrialized Western societies. For […]

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Researchers detail systemic issues and risks to society in language models

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other executives and senior executives on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit on January 12, 2022. Learn more Google’s DeepMind researchers have discovered major flaws in the release of large language models like GPT-3 and warn that these could have serious consequences for society, such as […]

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How Businesses Can Help Solve Company’s Workforce Problems

COVID-19 presented major challenges for organizations: adapting workplaces, supporting remote workers, leave schemes and layoffs. Society must work together to build sustainable working solutions for a future where some professions cease to exist and others will have to adapt in order to survive. HR leaders are uniquely positioned to help guide this model – working […]

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Lack of fairness in the NFL reflects societal issues

The National Football League has failed to part with the same systematic issues that are prevalent in institutions across the United States. There are evident systemic inequalities within government policies, law enforcement, education networks, prison lines, and socio-economic class. The foundations of this country have brought to light various cases of racism, racial discrimination and […]