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In his recent book on what artificial intelligence could mean for a culture permeated with the spirit of self-improvement (an $11 billion industry in the U.S. alone), Mark Coeckelbergh points to a sort of ghostly double that accompanies each of us now: the quantified self, an invisible and constantly growing......
Relationships are the core of anyone's success or failure. Our entire life is founded on relationships and their outcomes. Family, personal, professional, business, community and social relationships have a huge bearing on the quality of life one leads. However, there's not much taught about relationship management at any level......
Placeholder while article actions loadPresident Biden’s proposed federal gas tax holiday for three months (along with encouragement for states to suspend their own gas taxes) is not a reasonable remedy for inflation. Gun legislation moving through the Senate (and then the House) falls pathetically short of what’s needed to......
Manila, June 23 (SocialNews.XYZ) The World Bank on Thursday approved a $178.1-million loan to support the Philippines' efforts in addressing malnutrition. The Washington-based bank said it will support the delivery of nutrition and health care services at the primary care and community levels to help reduce stunting that is characterized......
Russian one ruble coin and Russian flag displayed on a screen are seen in this multiple exposure illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on March 8, 2022.Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty ImagesRussia's ruble hit 52.3 to the dollar on Wednesday, an increase of roughly 1.3% on the previous......
WASHINGTON — As Senator Joni Ernst, Republican of Iowa, weighed whether she should vote to take up a bipartisan gun reform measure, the phone lines in her offices were being flooded by constituents hoping to sway her.The calls were coming in roughly six to one, she estimated, with an......
Twenty years ago, UN-Habitat convened the first World Urban Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, to address the challenges of managing rapid urbanization and harnessing its potential. On June 27, 2022, the biennial event will launch in Katowice, Poland with a focus on addressing the range of concerns confronting cities today,......
Andrés Velasco, a former presidential candidate and finance minister of Chile, is Dean of the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of numerous books and papers on international economics and development, and has served on the faculty at......
“Professors Debate” is a headline that would not have merited a “breaking news” banner, even under CNN’s old regime. But this debate is both  important and timely, given the January 6 committee hearings: How many Americans countenance political violence and what difference does that level of support make? As with many academic debat...
The US last year released a list of critical minerals essential for use in the production and manufacture of batteries, electronics, military hardware and a range of energy technologies.Signing up to the convention would also give the US and its allies a greater voice and more influence in holding......
From Captain Phil Lowe yesterday: “I don’t see a recession on the horizon here,” Dr Lowe told an event in Sydney this morning. “At the moment the unemployment rate is the lowest in 50 years. The participation rate is the highest ever. There are more working Australians who have jobs than......