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Our view: A break from social media

Social media have profoundly changed our lives and society, sometimes for the better though not always. The latest evidence for the wisdom of taking Facebook in moderation comes from a pair of professors whose research suggests that social platforms influence students’ views of themselves, and not necessarily for the good. Digital networks such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the like ... Read More »

alling interest in technology courses should worry our politicians

University lecturers are teaching basic computing concepts which could and should be taught in primary school, says software engineer Stephanie Sheehan. Photo: iStock aoiseach, we have a problem. That’s something Leo Varadkar is probably hearing more and more these days, but he would do well to take a very close look at a worrying statistic in today’s CAO results. We know how ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: Fondoodler – the perfect device for our times

Kitchen gadget review / cheese gun / Rhik Samadder Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? The Fondoodler ($30, fondoodler.com) is a hollow cartridge and ratcheted plunger mounted in a nozzled pistol, with heated tip. Discharges cheese. Why? Want to eat food that looks like radioactive worm casts and will eventually kill you? You, my friend, are in luck. Well? ... Read More »

How Social Media Went From Exciting To Ingrained In Our Lives

pexels.com When social media first started to emerge in the mid-2000s as a popular way to connect online, marketers and consumers split into two camps. One camp boldly proclaimed that social media was the wave of the future. The other denounced social media as a fad (something people still occasionally insist today, more than 10 years later). It’s clear that ... Read More »

‘We need Our Tricolour again,’ college students To central group At NIT Srinagar

college students of NIT who are from out of doors Kashmir, clashed with the police at the institute’s gateonce they were avoided from leaving the campus. SRINAGAR: HIGHLIGHTS postpone tests, we want to go domestic, say college students who aren’t from Kashmir Will offer comfy surroundings to take assessments: HRD Minister to students tension after college students clashed over India’s ... Read More »

What a Creepy photo of Mark Zuckerberg Says approximately Our Dystopian Tech future

inside the image, Mark Zuckerberg is half of-smiling, dazed, as if he cannot pretty fathom the spectacle he has done. he’s striding past his peons, heel-toe down the carpeted center aisle, as they swivel and grimace, oblivious to his presence, in their very own virtual realities. Later, whilst the assembled reporters take the headsets off they’re Samsung equipment VR headsets, ... Read More »

Twitter Taking Down Our Accounts in Fight Against IS: Anonymous

As the micro-blogging website prepares to tackle terror-related tweets, online activists now claim that in the bid to stop Islamic State (IS) from using its platform to spread its hate agenda and recruits new members, Twitter has been shutting down accounts of those who actually report terrorism. A hacker with Anonymous – a global network of activists and “hacktivists” – ... Read More »

Serious academic research and high teaching quality is our winning proposition: Ilian Mihov

Ilian Mihov. New Delhi: In January, when the Financial Times released its annual Global MBA Rankings, a business school with a one-year MBA programme made it to the top of the list. INSEAD, with campuses in Fontainebleau (near Paris), Singapore and Abu Dhabi topped the 2016 rankings, dislodging the previous year’s leader Harvard Business School. In a phone interview, INSEAD ... Read More »