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“We’re going to change the world”, claimed Facebook executive David Marcus last May when Facebook announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency called “Libra.” Facebook announced that it aimed to embed Libra in Facebook’s platf...

Facebook’s crypto venture

“We’re going to change the world”, claimed Facebook executive David Marcus last May when Facebook announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency called “Libra.” Facebook announced that it aimed to embed Libra in Facebook’s platf...

Protests, massive logging, and the threat of overfished waters all emerged as political and environmental consequences of a small change in foreign policy: In mid-September, two small Pacific island nations, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands, switched...

The Solomon Dilemma

Protests, massive logging, and the threat of overfished waters all emerged as political and environmental consequences of a small change in foreign policy: In mid-September, two small Pacific island nations, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands, switched...

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

Biohacking: Brain or Body?

“Biohacking” is an evolving trend in which people change their food and lifestyle habits to take advantage of biological mechanisms and to improve wellbeing. Dubbed “do-it-yourself” biology, biohacking helps “‘gain control of systems in y...

This past January, Zimbabwe experienced another bout of political instability as rising fuel prices drove citizens to the streets to protest. Six months after the election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the replacement after a military coup ousted ...

Zimbabwe’s New Weapon

This past January, Zimbabwe experienced another bout of political instability as rising fuel prices drove citizens to the streets to protest. Six months after the election of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the replacement after a military coup ousted ...

Over the last ten years, Netflix has made a dramatic transformation from a DVD mail-distribution service to an online streaming service. Netflix’s survival and success can be attributed to its “disruptive” business model that generates large qu...

Netflix’s New Direction

Over the last ten years, Netflix has made a dramatic transformation from a DVD mail-distribution service to an online streaming service. Netflix’s survival and success can be attributed to its “disruptive” business model that generates large qu...

Universal health care can transform a country. In Japan, the kokumin kaihoken insurance system has led to the world’s highest life expectancies, equal access to affordable health care, and extensive long-term care for the elderly. Japan is not alon...

At What Cost

Universal health care can transform a country. In Japan, the kokumin kaihoken insurance system has led to the world’s highest life expectancies, equal access to affordable health care, and extensive long-term care for the elderly. Japan is not alon...