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Published 28th November 2020. Photo by Ismael Paramo on Unsplash.com App faith: how religions are embracing technology Photo by Daniel Korpai Unsplash.com From apps that remind you to confess or help Muslims find halal food, to cashless church donations, religious practice is being inextricably linked to tech (1) The research paper “Survey, Analysis and Issues of...
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“Letters to Greta” report on the ecological impacts of streaming video, 5G, manufacturing smartphones, e-vehicles, solar panels and wind turbine systems. Katie Singer writes about technology and nature. “An Electronic Silent Spring” is her most recent book. In 2018, she spoke about the Internet’s footprint at the United Nations. She dreams that every smartphone user...
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Source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/669095/europe-far-behind-on-5g-deployment-warn-experts/ SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 A group of over 50 of the largest European tech and industrial firms have criticized EU members for lagging behind other countries in the rollout of 5G networks, calling for urgent measures before it is too late to close the gap. The latest analysis by the European Round Table for...
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We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected, Silicon Valley insiders reveal how social media is reprogramming civilization by exposing what’s hiding on the other side of your screen. https://Netflix.com/thesocialdilemma ABOUT THE SOCIAL DILEMMA...
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By  Dr. Devra Davis  01/05/20 AT 10:33 AM The ravaging fires of Australia’s drought-riddled bush provide a global warning. Amidst the largest mass evacuation in its history with no relief in sight, thousands of Australians are now forced to shelter-in-place, while others are crammed into seashores where they await rescue by naval ships. Their only hope is to wait...
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Crawford, Kate, Roel Dobbe, Theodora Dryer, Genevieve Fried, Ben Green, Elizabeth Kaziunas, Amba Kak, Varoon Mathur, Erin McElroy, Andrea Nill Sánchez, Deborah Raji, Joy Lisi Rankin, Rashida Richardson, Jason Schultz, Sarah Myers West, and Meredith Whittaker. AI Now 2019 Report . New York: AI Now Institute, 2019, https://ainowinstitute.org/AI_Now_2019_Report.html . Extract: 2.4 AI and the Climate...
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Leszczynski interviewed on morning news show in Auckland, New Zealand. Video available from this link: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2019/11/expert-says-there-is-no-evidence-to-support-argument-that-5g-network-causes-harm.html
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14 Nov 2019 Catherine Knowles While 5G presents many opportunities for businesses, consumers are sceptical of the benefits of 5G, according to Deloitte’s latest Mobile Consumer Survey. Up to 84% of respondents said they were not prepared to pay the $15 premium operators are proposing for 5G, indicating that telcos need to better communicate the...
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  We find our speakers through a combination of literature reviews and calls with experts and community leaders. This year, we wanted to share the fruits of that research. Sources written by or featuring our speakers are listed first and are followed by other sources in alphabetical order. General Historical Background: In Our Times, “The Poor...
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