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Don’t be duped by ‘objective’ data

The “weapons of math destruction” alluded to are today’s omnipresent mathematical algorithms that use the voluminous personal data derived from individuals’ home addresses, occupations, purchasing history, ...

March 17, 2017, Friday


Betrayed ally: revisiting a Chinese tragedy from the First World War

JUST a hundred years ago last month, the French ship Athos was torpedoed off Malta on its way to France from the Far East. It was a victim of Germany’s new policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. The ...

March 10, 2017, Friday


Systemic corruption undermines democracy in the United States

ALTHOUGH the United States today is threatened by multiple kinds of private and public corruption, stories about these seldom appear in the media. Perhaps this is because most citizens regard “corruption” ...

February 24, 2017, Friday


Tradition, technology spur rural spending in developing countries

FOR a long time, marketers and economists have focused on the rise of China’s mega-cities. The accepted wisdom in China’s retail market was that rural consumers were too far away, too poor and too dispersed ...

January 6, 2017, Friday


New book lays out evolution’s unique plans for ageing men

ONE of my colleagues told me how, as a child, he was horrified by the realization that his dear mom and dad would one day die, leaving him to fend for himself. He was so horrified at this idea that he ...

December 9, 2016, Friday


Books describe a nation divided

Both of these books — “White Rage” and “White Trash” — offer a different “take” on people historically disdained and/or discriminated against in the United States: poor whites and Afro-Americans....

November 25, 2016, Friday


The wisdom of less is more

Since time immemorial, frugality has been a governing tenet in Chinese ideology....

October 21, 2016, Friday


Plugging into Internet disconnects us from our shared humanity

IN recent years, many have voiced concerns about how the amount of time being spent on electronic media is altering our lives. Educators, for example, have noted that students seem easily distracted, ...

September 30, 2016, Friday


Simmering outrage evaporates in face of mankind’s biggest threat

OVER the last couple of decades, largely because of changes in technologies of communication, the political sphere has become larger and more intrusive than ever before. Digital media have made it almost ...

August 19, 2016, Friday


Green practices don’t absolve our responsibility for sustainable future

In a society nurtured on market-based doctrines, it is imperative to justify new concepts in terms of economics....

July 22, 2016, Friday


 

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