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Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

This is an great inforgraphic that shows aggressive conquests have declined, but land grabs are on the rise. Source: Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

Bring Transparency to an Intentionally Opaque Market

I had the pleasure of working with Anil Swarup at RSBY in India. He assembles the best possible team recruiting teams that consist of not just all the stakeholders but also people that believe in the project and then helps everyone prove the adage that the whole is greater then the sum of the parts.…

Iran’s nuclear computers blast AC/DC – Pwned

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F-Secure Security Labs reported that it reviewed messages from Iranian nuclear energy scientists that stated the computer systems at the Natanz and Fordo nuclear facilities were compromised by a computer worm. At this week’s Black Hat hackers’ conference, an annual security conference in Las Vegas, computer security expert Mikko Hypponen dished about a cheeky cyber-virus that crippled Iran’s…

India’s Sexual Violence, State by State

Sexual violence affects as many as 27.5 million women in India, though only one per cent of the victims report the crime to police, says a report in the latest edition of British medical journal, The Lancet. According to the report, rape incidents in India are receiving extensive media coverage in the aftermath of the December 16,…

Why I am for an increase in minimum wage

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Historically, I have been pretty anti an increase in minimum wage, in the fact that the free and open market should determine what the fair price of labor should be. In the past years though I have been thinking that there are a few ways to deal with an influx of cheap foreign labour and…

Imprison Bacteria in 3-D Printed Tiny Cages

 Bacteria in the human body thrive in 3D structured communities, so studying pathogens in this type of environment could better show how they interact. Now, scientists are doing just that – with microscopic 3D printed cages. Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin have used a new 3D printing technology, which allowed them to construct homes for…

The Chinese colony of Brazil – Part Duex

“What happens is you start getting people saying ‘Wait a minute, we are running a huge trade deficit with China. They are investing $20 billion and grabbing up all our resources. Are we a colony?’” says Derek Scissors of the American Enterprise Institute. While controversial the first settlement of the Brazilian people by the Chinese was in…

Sun never set on the British Empire 9 out of 10 countries invaded — Wyly Wade

Over the expansion of the British Empire new research was able to show that 9 out of 10 countries have been invaded by the British Empire at one point or the other.  New research shows that practically everyone has been invaded by British troops at one point or another. A “staggering 90% of the world’s nations” have been overrun by…

Aadhaar a struggle of identity — Part 1 Identity

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Over the coming weeks I am going provide some of my thoughts around identification (ID) and ID solutions. A critical understanding about ID systems can be neatly boxed into a single statement: Things you know; things you have; and things you are. But more on this later. Almost from the beginning, Aadhaar (in India) has struggled…

Jobs data shows: Either you are way over educated or way under educated –Wyly Wade

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Bloomberg does a really great job on presenting the details behind the October 2013 jobs report. While the 200,000 new jobs were created is much better it is still a far 300,000-400,000 that were really the norm in the ’90s and mid ’00s. At the same point though the workplace participation rate is at an…

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