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MIL-OSI Global: Facebook’s business is helping other businesses

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Facebook’s business is helping other businesses

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Saiph Savage, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, West Virginia University Facebook’s rise to become one of the world’s largest advertising platforms began in 2004 with US$382,000 in revenue in just its first year, serving 400,000 college students. The site displayed basic banner ads called “Flyers,” which cost between […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Salt doesn’t melt ice – here’s how it actually makes winter streets safe

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Salt doesn’t melt ice – here’s how it actually makes winter streets safe

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Julie Pollock, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Richmond Brrr … it’s cold out there! Children are flocking to the television in hopes of hearing there will be a snow day; the bread and milk aisles at grocery stores are empty because of an impending snow storm; and […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Paul Duprex, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh On the darkest day of 2018, the winter solstice, we at the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh tweeted, with despair, a report in the Guardian that measles cases in Europe reached the highest […]

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MIL-OSI Global: What is frostbite? An ER doc explains

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: What is frostbite? An ER doc explains

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Jeremiah Escajeda, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Frostbite cannot be overcome with a tough mental edge, despite what Kentucky’s governor, Matt Bevin, might believe. As much of the country faces sub-zero temperatures and high wind speeds, frostbite is a real health hazard. I’m an emergency […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Who’s smoking now, and why it matters

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Who’s smoking now, and why it matters

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Kenneth E. Warner, Professor Emeritus of Public Health, University of Michigan Suppose you were told that there is something responsible for nearly 1 of every 5 deaths of Americans, and that it is completely avoidable. Would you believe – today – that “something” is cigarette smoking? If you’re […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Steaming lakes and thundersnow: 4 questions answered about weird winter weather

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Steaming lakes and thundersnow: 4 questions answered about weird winter weather

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Scott Denning, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University Editor’s note: Extreme cold weather can produce unusual phenomena, from so-called sea smoke to slushy ocean waves. As atmospheric scientist Scott Denning explains, these striking events are caused mainly by the behavior of water at very cold temperatures. Why […]

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MIL-OSI Global: 3 ways to improve education about slavery in the US

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: 3 ways to improve education about slavery in the US

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, Assistant Professor of Secondary Social Studies, West Virginia University When it comes to teaching students about slavery in the United States, teachers often stumble through the topic. In the worst cases, they use poorly conceived lessons that end up inflaming students, parents and communities about […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Belichick versus McVay: An age-old question of leadership

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Belichick versus McVay: An age-old question of leadership

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Megan Gerhardt, Professor of Management, Miami University Super Bowl LIII will pit the Los Angeles Rams against the New England Patriots, but the sidelines will be the setting for another kind of matchup: youth versus experience. In 2017, Sean McVay, at 30 years old, was the youngest head […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Super Bowl LIII and the soul of Atlanta

By   /  February 2, 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 - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Super Bowl LIII and the soul of Atlanta

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Derrick P. Alridge, Professor of Education, University of Virginia As a historian who studies W.E.B. Du Bois – and as someone who once lived in nearby Athens, Georgia – I’m struck by the significance of Atlanta hosting the Super Bowl at this moment in the country’s history. When […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Diane Abbott and ‘misogynoir’: colourism, anti-blackness and sexism in the UK

By   /  February 2, 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: Diane Abbott and ‘misogynoir’: colourism, anti-blackness and sexism in the UK

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Karis Campion, Research Associate at the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE), University of Manchester The BBC has recently found itself at the centre of a row over claims that Diane Abbott was unfairly treated on one of its flagship political affairs programmes, Question Time. These claims have […]

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