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Reporting the News

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Access to factual information is critical for democracy. Control of information by a few is detrimental. Removing news from a profit-driven system is essential. Creating independent outlets free of profit-driven corporate control is vital...
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A Global Workforce Has Far-Reaching Effects

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Global mobility and relocation are game-changers for modern teams. Moving from one job to another -- perhaps thousands of miles away-- entails personal and professional upheavals with the hope for greater opportunity. Steve Black anticipated long-distance...
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Emotional Robots

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Is it possible for machines to feel anger, fear or joy and recognize such emotions in people? We can consider the well-known feeling of fear to be the product of evolution. It is there to...
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The New Humanitarianism; the modish Collective Consciousness

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A transformed Humanitarian concept from the Grassroots Public to Political Globalization Humanitarianism is a heated sentiment in the merit of human existence. It is the state of harmony where human beings exercise compassion by providing...
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Sink or Swim: Governments Must Embrace Blockchain Technology

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The reaction of different governments to blockchain as technology and cryptocurrency, in particular, vary significantly. While some embrace the technology and have given the industry a boost through supportive policies and frameworks, others, such...
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Neither the Globalists nor the Populists Can Monopolize the COVID-19 Story

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If the Financial Crisis of 2008 stirred doubt in the global economic system, COVID-19 exposed its fragility. Yet, it has also shown the drawbacks of populism and the need for a multilateral approach in...
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Inside The Innovative Minds Of GenZ

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Millennials were once considered the poster children for entrepreneurship, but we are now faced with a new generation of bright young thinkers - Gen Z. The post-millennial generation known as Gen Z already includes...
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Organizational Change Begins with Me

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They teach us that a significant role in the transformation of an organization is played by clearly defined business goals, the relationship of a leader with people and well-chosen communication tools. And although I...
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Engage Profitably on a Nonprofit Basis

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Nonprofit groups have a challenging business model that ebbs and flows. Holiday seasons are more profitable times when their communities are in a giving mood. Organizations that lay the groundwork throughout the year will succeed...
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Personalization: The power of a weary smile

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Personalization has conquered the market by employing a few basic psychological mechanisms married with technological capabilities. Although people grow hypersensitive about protecting their privacy, they then turn around and readily share their digital data...
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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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Why’d you give it all up? — Question I’ve been asked several times.

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I may not have been the smartest person at my university, nor was I the most motivated by any means. I spent more time hanging around the university bar than I did attending my...
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Will The Future Of AI Be Good Or Evil?

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As with any emerging technology, disruptive ideas are vilified; whether out of misunderstanding or even fear, AI is on the receiving end of these particular criticisms. But while many of us are concerned over...
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How Can AI and Humans Work Together?

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In the movie Bicentennial Man, Robin Williams plays a robot that transforms people’s lives by helping them make their everyday tasks easier to accomplish- things like opening the window, cooking dinner, and cleaning the...
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Being Social is an Easy Pill to Swallow

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Doctors and social media might not seem like a healthy relationship. Yet, many physicians have tackled and overcome privacy and other issues to enhance contact with patients and peers. For more than a decade, Dr....
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Infographic: Power to the People

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Globally, more than 8 in ten people believe the world should be powered with green energy, but just 3% of the world’s energy consumption comes from renewables. Today, oil, coal, and natural gas are...
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Kleroterion – The Athenian’s Solution to Corruption

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Kleroterion A kleroterion was a randomization device (a lottery system) used by the Athenian cities during the period of democracy to select citizens to the city council, to most state offices, and to court juries....
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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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Admit when you’re wrong.

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Great leadership requires a solid foundation of self-esteem. It’s not the ones that are always wrong that we need to be worried about, it’s the ones that believe they never can be. Believing what you say,...