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  • Giu 20 2019

    What Modern Science Can Learn from Indigenous Knowledge

    The assumption is that what works in wealthy countries can work anywhere. Advancements in the science of building design for earthquake resilience are enabling the development of high-rises and now “supertall” buildings in earthquake-prone areas like Japan. Design processes, scenario and risk modeling, and construction methods have embraced technological fixes to make aest...

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  • Giu 20 2019

    Trump Is Wrong to Think He Can Force Iran to Its Knees

    In this edition of The Interview, we talk to an ambassador to Mozambique and Peru, Dennis Jett. Tensions between Tehran and Washington have been escalating for some time now. In the most recent episode, two commercial tankers were damaged by mysterious explosions in the Gulf of Oman on June 13, sparking a surge in oil prices and triggering speculations about the possible perpetrator....

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  • Nov 14 2018

    The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

    rowing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is one of the creeping threats of our time is hard to refute. Student debt has more than tripled since 2004, reaching $1.52 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the US Federal Reserve &m...

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  • Ott 16 2018

    Virtual Exchange Brings Students and Refugees Closer

    Can a virtual exchange program bridge the gap developing between the two sides of the Mediterranean? Since 1987, when the Erasmus project started, 9 million people have taken part in it, according to data collected by the European Commission. It might be considered as the most successful European project in terms of participation in the last 30 years. The real turning point came...

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  • Feb 28 2018

    The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Gates Foundation and “Equity”

    The Gates have pulled off a kind of optical illusion by using equity to advance social equity (fairness) in a way that is, by their own admission, not “fair.” Bill and Melinda Gates have either discovered or simply admitted that they have an unfair advantage over ordinary people (i.e. non-billionaires). A reader might even get the impression that they are at the point of b...

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  • Set 26 2017

    Nouvelles de France

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel already faces complex coalition negotiations with at least three other parties. Now French President Emmanuel Macron wants in on the act. Macron and Merkel on Aug. 28. Photographer: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images In a speech at the Sorbonne in Paris on Tuesday, Macron will make proposals for re-shaping Europe that he acknowledges will require Merkel...

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  • Set 25 2017

    JOB&ORIENTA, LA FIERA PER TROVARE LA PROPRIA ROTTA

    COS’E’? La mostra convegno - giunta alla XXVII edizione - si presenta quest’anno con tantissime progettualità dedicate a giovani e docenti e un’attenzione crescente verso la mobilità internazionale con idee, opportunità e proposte di studio e lavoro all’estero. Un evento che si conferma come un appuntamento irrinunciabile per chi deve scegliere...

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How Fintech Is Eating The World

Via https://www.forbes.com

What Modern Science Can Learn from Indigenous Knowledge

The assumption is that what works in wealthy countries can work anywhere. Advancements in the science of building design for earthquake resilience are enabling the development of high-ris...