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MIL-OSI Global: Thousands of recently discovered photographs document life in Uganda during Idi Amin’s reign

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Thousands of recently discovered photographs document life in Uganda during Idi Amin’s reign

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Derek R. Peterson, Professor of History and African Studies, University of Michigan In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Inside were thousands of small wax envelopes, neatly arranged in rows, each containing a number […]

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MIL-OSI Global: The guts of an Apple iPhone show exactly what Trump gets wrong about trade

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: The guts of an Apple iPhone show exactly what Trump gets wrong about trade

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Jason Dedrick, Professor of Information Studies, Syracuse University Crack open an iPhone and you’ll begin to see why President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China doesn’t make sense. On paper, imports of the popular smartphone and other goods from China look like a big loss to the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Can parks help cities fight crime?

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Can parks help cities fight crime?

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Lincoln Larson, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars say parks and other urban green spaces prevent violence. When vacant lots and deteriorating urban spaces are transformed into more appealing and useful places for residents, violence […]

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MIL-OSI Global: ‘Unskilled’ immigrants help to ease the pain of dying Americans

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: ‘Unskilled’ immigrants help to ease the pain of dying Americans

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Cati Coe, Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University President Trump wants the U.S. immigration system to shift away from family-based to skills-based migration. This move would prioritize bringing in those who are highly educated and skilled, to the exclusion of unskilled immigrant workers. However, some forms of “unskilled” care […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Detecting deepfakes by looking closely reveals a way to protect against them

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Detecting deepfakes by looking closely reveals a way to protect against them

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Siwei Lyu, Professor of Computer Science; Director, Computer Vision and Machine Learning Lab, University at Albany, State University of New York Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Alison Kock, Marine Biologist, South African National Parks (SANParks); Institute for Communities and Wildlife in Africa, University of Cape Town, South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries recently declared 20 marine sites as protected areas. One of them is Robben Island, […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Knowing what leads to building collapses can help make African cities safer

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Knowing what leads to building collapses can help make African cities safer

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Festival Godwin Boateng, PhD Candidate, School of Global Urban & Social Studies, RMIT University-Australia, RMIT University It’s a sadly familiar image in several developing countries’ media reports: people frantically searching the rubble of a collapsed building for survivors. The data is disparate and scattered. But what is known […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How Pentecostalism explains Jacob Zuma’s defiance and lack of shame

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Africa  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How Pentecostalism explains Jacob Zuma’s defiance and lack of shame

Source: The Conversation – Africa – By Ilana van Wyk, Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Stellenbosch University Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, has long been known as a man who lives beyond his means. Interestingly, this has made him a much-admired figure in the country’s neo-Pentecostal circles. Media exposés have laid bare Zuma’s massive debts […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Blockchain and carbon offsetting can help cities reduce emissions – but sometimes simpler is better

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Blockchain and carbon offsetting can help cities reduce emissions – but sometimes simpler is better

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Stephen Finnegan, Lecturer in Sustainable Architecture, University of Liverpool The UK parliament recently declared a climate emergency, with prime minister Theresa May stating that the country will have net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The government has chosen its wording carefully: the term “net zero” opens the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Accelerating exoplanet discovery using chemical fingerprints of stars

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Accelerating exoplanet discovery using chemical fingerprints of stars

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Natalie Hinkel, Planetary Astrophysicist, Senior Research Scientist at the Southwest Research Institute and Co-Investigator for the Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), Arizona State University Stars are born when huge clouds of dust and gas collapse in on themselves and ignite. These clouds are made up of raw […]

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