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MIL-OSI Global: Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me and the thorny issue of robot rights

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me and the thorny issue of robot rights

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Joshua Jowitt, Teaching Fellow in Law, Newcastle University Ian McEwan’s latest book, Machines Like Me: A Novel offers an alternative history: Britain has lost the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher is waging an election campaign against Tony Benn and Alan Turing survived homophobic persecution to achieve breakthroughs in artificial […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Steven Friedman, Professor of Political Studies, University of Johannesburg Poor people in South Africa often feel that the only way they can be heard is to protest. The past few days have shown that not even this gets them a hearing. Protests in the townships and shack settlements […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Caster Semenya v IAAF: ruling will have big implications for women’s participation in sport

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Caster Semenya v IAAF: ruling will have big implications for women’s participation in sport

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Sheree Bekker, Prize Research Fellow, University of Bath When can a woman not compete with other women? This is, in essence, the question at the heart of the hearing currently before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the international body that helps settle disputes related to sport. […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How the social lives of animals should form part of our conservation culture

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How the social lives of animals should form part of our conservation culture

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Philippa Brakes, Post-grad Researcher, University of Exeter Shared knowledge is an important currency for humans. It shapes everything from what we eat and how we dress, to how we raise our children. Some things we learn individually, some things we learn socially – from our parents, peers, teachers […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Explainer: what is Candida Auris and who is at risk?

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Explainer: what is Candida Auris and who is at risk?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Monica Slavin, Head, Department Infectious Diseases, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre We’ve recently heard a lot about Candida auris, a deadly, antibiotic-resistant fungus emerging around the world. This pathogen has been labelled the new “fungal superbug” and poses a significant threat to public health. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Zareh Ghazarian, Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Monash University The political engagement of young Australians has attracted significant interest in recent weeks. Thousands marched across the country to express concern about climate change, while the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations has just presented his findings […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Traditional owners still stand in Adani’s way

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Traditional owners still stand in Adani’s way

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kristen Lyons, Professor Environment and Development Sociology, The University of Queensland Last week, federal environment minister Melissa Price approved Adani’s groundwater management plan for its proposed Carmichael mine. However, Adani’s proposed mine remains highly contested and uncertain. A number of environmental plans are still waiting state approval, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor is a tribute to living, breathing works of art

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor is a tribute to living, breathing works of art

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Kit Wise, Professor of Fine Art and Dean, RMIT School of Art, RMIT University “This is no ordinary painting – it is a living picture that moves!” So says one of the “For kids” labels in the National Gallery of Victoria’s impressive exhibition, Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Pacific island cities call for a rethink of climate resilience for the most vulnerable

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Pacific island cities call for a rethink of climate resilience for the most vulnerable

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Alexei Trundle, PhD Candidate, Australian-German Climate & Energy College, University of Melbourne The impacts of climate change are already being felt across the Pacific, considered to be one of the world’s most-at-risk regions. Small island developing states are mandated extra support under the Paris Agreement. Many are […]

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