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Social Media and Covert Censorship by Sponsoring Popularity over Credibility

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Promoting “Likes,” “Followers,” “Regards,” and “Claps” based on Mainstream inclination; the Embodiment of Suppressive Censorship A“like” button, like option, clap, follow or recommend button is a feature in social networking platforms, Internet forums, news websites,...
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AI Test Proctoring Has Social Bias and Students’ Grading Suffers

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Technology cannot solve every problem we throw at it, and test proctoring is just one of the ones in the crosshairs. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."  ...
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Robots and the Revolutionary Loneliness Solution

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The lack of human interaction may find the solution in a robotics laboratory. "Friendship needs no words — it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. "      — Dag Hammarskjold Loneliness has always been the plague of...
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Personhood for Robots Will Destroy the Economy and Jobs or Will It?

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Robots won’t be tax-paying, and they will eliminate jobs and create a great need for re-training out-of-work humans. Who will train the humans? Automation is no longer just a problem for those working in manufacturing....
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How to Build a Martian Economy

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Step aside science nerds, an economist needs to say something… To some, colonizing Mars is an exciting future to look forward to. It would be an exemplification of the human spirit and a mark of...
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Why Donald Trump is the Ultimate Winner in the Game of Life

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When he became the 45th president of the United States Trump won the Game of Life In the words of Donald Trump, his “whole life is about winning. I don’t lose often. I almost never...
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The Pandemic Won’t Be Over Anytime Soon, Here’s a Financial Checklist

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It’s been eight months since countries all around the world started to impose lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. So many things have happened since then. After what seems the worst 90...
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Algorithms Have Rights Like People and Corporations?

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The legal profession has to address this thorny issue, so what changes might be coming now, and how do they protect us? We don’t let a car just throw out a car and start driving...
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The Concept of Socialism, and Communism along the Spectrum of Collective Consciousness

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Why do many People still unconsciously believe in Communism despite it being Recognized in Times gone by that it does not Work? The socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of collective holding of the means...
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How To Take Control Of Where Your Federal Taxes Dollars Are Spent

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Frustration over lack of input into where your tax money goes is as great, if not greater, than having to pay it the first place. Mention the word taxes and you’ll get 2 similar negative...
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The 5 Best Weapons To Manage the Future

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2020 — the Great Swift — The best is yet to come "A life devoted only to the present — to feeling good in the now — is unlikely to deliver real fulfillment. The present...
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We can Homogenize the Global Market without Globalization

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Looking back at the history of human evolution and its associated socioeconomic obstacles, we can observe how to overcome the disparity between classes of communities. Despite all that, as of today, we are still...
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Can we replace fighting with work and reason?

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Usually, death hits us at the wrong time. The passing of Justice Ruth B. Ginsburg opened the political arm wrenching in selecting her replacement. One can ask again if politics must be endless fights,...
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Data Apocalypse Later

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“Experience as a whole is not something that anyone can be spared”. — Hans-Georg Gadamer Data Driven is a Car Crash? Thinking about -and operating in -an unknowable future is hard. But being data driven sure helps...
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Coyote knocking at my door

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In our attempt to put nature in order, a versatile animal teaches us an essential lesson. They say coyotes are at my door but I must have been out because I missed them today. Here...
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Body Language Decoded — Does This Really Work?

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Have you seen those crazy videos? The ones that decode people’s body language while they are being interviewed. The experts call it the science of body language. Yes, of course, we all express fear, anger, and...
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The Uselessness of Centralized Economic Development and the Hope of UBI

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In my home town on the rural coast of Maine, we once had an economic development council, but it was little more than a public-private consortium with a license to spend the public’s money in...
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4 Things I Learned About The Software Engineering Culture

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Software engineering is one of the most confusing jobs anyone can do, here are 5 facts why sharing should be the norm When I started my first job as a software engineer I would have...
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A 5-Step Method for Saving 6 Figures Plus on a College Education

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Newsflash (sarcasm alert): a college education is expensive! Even after accounting for inflation, higher education has become increasingly more expensive over the last several decades. According to EducationData.org, The average cost of 4 years as an...
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Customer Behavior leading to Disruptive trends

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As the world is reaping the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, disruptive technology is also evolving into it finest stage. The advancement pace is at all-time high, a shift in the consumer behavior,...