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MIL-Evening Report: Mythmaking, social media and the truth about Leonard Cohen’s last letter to Marianne Ihlen

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: Mythmaking, social media and the truth about Leonard Cohen’s last letter to Marianne Ihlen

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tanya Dalziell, Associate Professor, English and Literary Studies, University of Western Australia The note Leonard Cohen wrote to his former lover Marianne Ihlen as she lay upon her death bed became a viral phenomenon after they both died in 2016. But Cohen’s last letter to Ihlen was […]

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MIL-OSI Global: No president should assume office without a ‘fitness for duty’ exam

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: No president should assume office without a ‘fitness for duty’ exam

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Bandy X. Lee, Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, mental health professionals have come forth in historically unprecedented ways to warn against entrusting the U.S. presidency to someone who exhibits what we have called his “dangerous” signs. The […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Carlos Ghosn, algorithms and ‘gilets jaunes’: becoming responsible

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - France  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Carlos Ghosn, algorithms and ‘gilets jaunes’: becoming responsible

Source: The Conversation – France – By François-Xavier de Vaujany, Professeur, PSL-Université Paris-Dauphine (DRM), Université Paris Dauphine – PSL In May 2016, a Propublica report showed that an algorithm named COMPAS (“correctional offender management profiling for alternative sanctions”) used by a US court was biased against black prisoners – the program overestimated the probability that […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Protecting our digital heritage in the age of cyber threats

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: Protecting our digital heritage in the age of cyber threats

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Stanley Shanapinda, Research Fellow, La Trobe University One of the key functions of the government is to collect and archive national records. This includes everything from property records and registers of births, deaths and taxes, to Parliamentary proceedings, and even the ABC’s digital library of Australian news […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How sport can tackle violence against women and girls

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: How sport can tackle violence against women and girls

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jonathon Louth, Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Community Services Research, Flinders University Sport is central to the lives of many Australians. This isn’t simply a reference to participation levels, but the importance of sport as a social institution. Organised sport, from the elite level though to local […]

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MIL-Evening Report: I’m having surgery in a public hospital. Will a junior doctor operate on me?

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: I’m having surgery in a public hospital. Will a junior doctor operate on me?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Seth Delpachitra, Clinical Tutor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne If you’re about to, or have had, surgery in a public hospital, you may have wondered which doctor was actually operating on you. Was there one, or several? […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Carbon emissions will reach 37 billion tonnes in 2018, a record high

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: Carbon emissions will reach 37 billion tonnes in 2018, a record high

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Pep Canadell, CSIRO Scientist, and Executive Director of the Global Carbon Project, CSIRO Carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuels and industry are projected to rise more than 2% (range 1.8% to 3.7%) in 2018, taking global fossil CO₂ emissions to a new record high of 37.1 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The verdict is in: renewables reduce energy prices (yes, even in South Australia)

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: The verdict is in: renewables reduce energy prices (yes, even in South Australia)

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Bruce Mountain, Director, Victoria Energy Policy Centre, Victoria University Does renewable electricity raise or lower electricity prices? There is more to this question than meets the eye: are prices lower before or after renewable subsidies are recovered, how has variability been accounted for, how have changes in […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Don’t be too quick to dismiss ‘dying trades’, those skills are still in demand

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: Don’t be too quick to dismiss ‘dying trades’, those skills are still in demand

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Jesse Adams Stein, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building, University of Technology Sydney With the re-election of the Andrews government in Victoria, the Free TAFE for Priority Courses policy will be rolled out in 2019. This is a positive step towards repairing the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Looking past the hype about ‘trackless trams’

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  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: Looking past the hype about ‘trackless trams’

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Yale Zhuxiao Wong, Doctoral Candidate and Research Analyst, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, University of Sydney The optically guided bus is the latest in a long line of initiatives to repackage the bus as premium rail-derived technology. The name “trackless trams”, the vehicle design, and the […]

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