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Dystopic India: What else do you call a country where violence and sexual crime are reaching epidemic proportions
21 Jul
1:59

Dystopic India: What else do you call a country where violence and sexual crime are reaching epidemic proportions

What is a dystopia? The short answer: opposite of utopia, aka acche din. It is a society where violence and sexual crime are reaching epidemic proportions. Mob violence and rape are not new in this country, but they now feature a qualitatively new edge. The other day Supreme Court called for a new…

The future and your money
20 Jul
7:29

The future and your money

Visiting with my brother-in-law last weekend, I learned that his theory of stock market investing is “science fiction.” His favorite book of all time is Frank Herbert’s “Dune.” He enjoys picking companies or funds that anticipate where the world is going in 20 to 30 years. He invests in trends…

Will AI Replace Humans In Customer Engagement?
20 Jul
12:42

Will AI Replace Humans In Customer Engagement?

Shutterstock In a dystopian future, it’s easy to imagine that robots have taken over, turning humans into a sluggish race. But this vision is far more suited to science fiction than it is reality. While artificial intelligence (AI) is certainly fueling massive changes across industries, it is scaremongering to say…

The World Cup, Artificial Intelligence and Blueberry Muffins!
19 Jul
11:33

The World Cup, Artificial Intelligence and Blueberry Muffins!

When it comes to disruptive technologies, nothing is more on trend right now than Artificial Intelligence or AI as it’s commonly known because it’s one of those technologies that we know will impact business, economic and social models as well as our own personal lives. AI is just one part…

Amazon Prime Day fizzles yet retailer expects membership growth
19 Jul
5:02

Amazon Prime Day fizzles yet retailer expects membership growth

amazon-stock-1-100667895-orig-100695961-orig.jpg Amazon is hoping for record Prime Day sales and sign-ups to Prime memberships in Australia, even after its website crashed at the beginning of the event. The online retailer experienced ‘technical glitches’, as well as some disappointed Australian consumers, during the flash sale, sparking the twitter hashtag, #PrimeDayFail. Amazon…

Here are all 19 titles from Emma Watson’s feminist book club, “Our Shared Shelf”
19 Jul
10:22

Here are all 19 titles from Emma Watson’s feminist book club, “Our Shared Shelf”

Here Are All The Books Emma Watson and Her Book Club Have Read – HelloGiggles Here are all 19 titles from Emma Watson’s feminist book club, “Our Shared Shelf” Source: https://hellogiggles.com/reviews-coverage/books/emma-watson-book-club-reads/

How your employees can – and must – protect intellectual property
19 Jul
3:46

How your employees can – and must – protect intellectual property

Chief operating officer of Primal AI The current economic uncertainty is nothing compared to the financial crisis of 10 years ago. Then, not many companies or consumers were considering the potential of artificial intelligence. In fact, AI was still somewhat seen as science fiction. As an AI company that endured…

25 Cool Drawings: Easy And Cute Things To Draw
18 Jul
9:15

25 Cool Drawings: Easy And Cute Things To Draw

One of the most challenging things about learning how to draw is coming up with cool ideas for things to draw. Do you want to get easy and cute things to draw? We have 25 cool drawings for you. As anybody who has ever try to draw not all objects…

Third Down East Flick Fest to premiere
18 Jul
2:45

Third Down East Flick Fest to premiere

Independent filmmakers of eastern North Carolina will be able to showcase their films to the Greenville community at the Down East Flick Fest this weekend. The third Down East Flick Fest will be held on Friday and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day at Whirligig Stage at…

Smell the coffee: The trend #TalkToAMuslim will hardly solve problems
18 Jul
8:04

Smell the coffee: The trend #TalkToAMuslim will hardly solve problems

The Indian political discourse has been reduced to Hindu-Muslim debate, quite, unfortunately. Whatever happened to development, a united opposition and other pressing issues is a question for science fiction writers. As the members of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attacked Rahul Gandhi for allegedly claiming Congress…