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    [NEWS #Alert] Beirut is still arguing over its post-war reconstruction! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] Beirut is still arguing over its post-war reconstruction! – #Loganspace AI

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    Not everyone is happy at how the “Paris of the east” has been rebuiltASIDE FROM its name, Beirut Souks could be anywhere. Gone is the labyrinth of alleys that rambled down to the port. Instead, soulless walkways lined with shops sporting global brands have buried the maze of spice and gold markets that once were…
    [NEWS] A 23-year-old B2B company has shown how keen India is for tech IPOs – Loganspace

    [NEWS] A 23-year-old B2B company has shown how keen India is for tech IPOs...

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    Away from the limelight of the press and the frenzy of fundraising, a tech startup in India has achieved a feat that few of its peers have managed: going public. IndiaMART, the country’s largest online platform for selling products directly to businesses, raised nearly $70 million in a rare tech IPO for India this week.…
    [Science] Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming – AI

    [Science] Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming – AI

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    The paper suggests natural solar cycles account for some global warmingASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty By Adam VaughanA high profile scientific journal is investigating how it came to publish a study suggesting that global warming is down to natural solar cycles. The paper was criticised by scientists for containing “very basic errors” about how the Earth moves around…

    ISIS’ beheading of Sotloff: US may be appalled

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    Screengrabs of the two videos showing the beheading of US journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff. AgenciesThe beheading of a second American journalist, Steven...
    [NEWS] As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon – Loganspace

    [NEWS] As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon –...

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    Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Beyond costs, what else can we do to make housing affordable? Market map: the…
    [NEWS] Blackstone is acquiring mobile ad company Vungle – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Blackstone is acquiring mobile ad company Vungle – Loganspace

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    Private equity firm Blackstone just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire mobile advertising company Vungle. The companies aren’t disclosing the financial terms, but as part of the transaction, Vungle has also reached a settlement with founder Zain Jaffer, who filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the company earlier this year. “As a…
    [NEWS #Alert] “The Great Hack” is a misinformed documentary about misinformation! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] “The Great Hack” is a misinformed documentary about misinformation! – #Loganspace AI

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    A HACK, as it is commonly understood, is when someone stealthily gains access to a computer system using vulnerabilities in the code or by tricking a gullible user into revealing their credentials. Asking a user of a computer or social network to click on an “I agree” button and then harvesting their data in order…

    [NEWS #Alert] Russia’s military gamble in Syria is paying off handsomely! – #Loganspace AI

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    THE GREAT victory train clattered across eight time zones and back before groaning into a military-exhibition ground outside Moscow last month. It pulled car after car of trophies from Syria, as well as wagon-loads of patriotism and conspiracy theories. Here was a pockmarked American-made Humvee; there pickup-trucks turned into battering-rams for suicide car-bombers. Various home-made…
    [NEWS] YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money – Loganspace

    [NEWS] YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money – Loganspace

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    YouTube is rolling out more ways for its creators to engage fans and generate revenue, the company announced today at the VidCon event in Anaheim, Calif. Last year, YouTube used the event to launch new products like channel memberships, merchandise shelves, premieres and more. This time around, it’s expanding several of those existing options with…
    [NEWS #Alert] SOAS, one of Britain’s most unusual universities, is in trouble! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] SOAS, one of Britain’s most unusual universities, is in trouble! – #Loganspace...

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    FOR A YOUNGSTER in search of a grounding in the languages of Austronesia, say, or perhaps Tibetan or Sinhalese, London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has long been the place to go. Founded in 1916 to train colonial administrators, military officers and the odd spy, the university came to be home to scholars…