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MIL-OSI Global: Overpriced tech IPOs sell grand visions but aren’t worth their valuations

By   /  May 21, 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: Overpriced tech IPOs sell grand visions but aren’t worth their valuations

Source: The Conversation – UK – By John Colley, Professor of Practice, Associate Dean, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick The year of the tech IPO is 2019. Uber went public on May 10 with a US$82.4 billion valuation. Fellow ride-sharing app Lyft floated in March with a U$24 billion valuation and Pinterest had a […]

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MIL-OSI Global: What we know about how political parties use Facebook advertising – and what we don’t

By   /  May 21, 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: What we know about how political parties use Facebook advertising – and what we don’t

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Katharine Dommett, Lecturer in the Public Understanding of Politics, University of Sheffield Over the past five years, Facebook has exploded as a site for political advertising and election campaigning. Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn and Angela Merkel have all used it to promote their ideas. Yet despite the increasing […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Avengers Endgame: how the Marvel Universe helps children (and adults) understand the world around them

By   /  May 21, 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: Avengers Endgame: how the Marvel Universe helps children (and adults) understand the world around them

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Yvonne Skipper, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Glasgow There have been more than 90 superhero films since the 1980s and they have become incredibly popular – Avengers Endgame broke box office records in its opening weekend, taking US$1.2 billion worldwide. All the predictions are that it will go […]

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MIL-OSI Global: What Nigeria must do to deal with its ransom-driven kidnapping crisis

By   /  May 21, 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: What Nigeria must do to deal with its ransom-driven kidnapping crisis

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Chukwuma Al Okoli, Lecturer/Resident Researcher Department of Political Science, Federal University Lafia Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria’s national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry. Banditry includes cattle rustling, armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom. Kidnapping has […]

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MIL-OSI Global: What to expect from Malawi’s sixth poll since one-party rule ended

By   /  May 21, 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: What to expect from Malawi’s sixth poll since one-party rule ended

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Chris Changwe Nshimbi, Director & Research Fellow, University of Pretoria Malawi is going to the polls to elect a new president, new members of Parliament and local government representatives. Newly elected officials will serve for the next five years. This is the sixth nationwide election Malawi has held […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How Ghana is using graphic pictures to cut tobacco use

By   /  May 21, 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 Ghana is using graphic pictures to cut tobacco use

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Associate Professor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Ghana recently joined only a handful of countries in Africa to introduce the use of pictures in health warnings on tobacco products. The other countries include Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Employee-owned companies perform better, but are resisted by banks, lawyers and governments

By   /  May 21, 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: Employee-owned companies perform better, but are resisted by banks, lawyers and governments

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Jonathan Michie, Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange, University of Oxford Sick of seeing our shelves full of Beatles and Bob Marley LPs with no record player upon which to play them, our son visited Hi-Fi emporium Richer Sounds to buy us one. On finding it didn’t work […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Biodiversity loss has finally got political – and this means new thinking on the left and the right

By   /  May 20, 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: Biodiversity loss has finally got political – and this means new thinking on the left and the right

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Victor Anderson, Visiting Professor at Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University The world recently discovered that disastrous deterioration in the health of most of the planet’s ecosystems means that a million species are threatened with extinction. This is among the findings of the most thorough ever survey of […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

By   /  May 20, 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: Misreading the story of climate change and the Maya

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Kenneth Seligson, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, California State University, Dominguez Hills Carbon dioxide concentrations in Earth’s atmosphere have reached 415 parts per million – a level that last occurred more than three million years ago, long before the evolution of humans. This news adds to growing concern that […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How millennials are affecting the price of your home

By   /  May 20, 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: How millennials are affecting the price of your home

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Jimmie Lenz, Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance, University of South Carolina It used to be that everyone wanted to buy a home, seeking pleasure and security, as well as the potential for future wealth. But younger Americans are buying homes far less often than their elders’ generations did, […]

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