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This revolution will not be televised – Facebook mysteriously vanishes Philando Castile death-by-cop video
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Blames ‘technical glitch’ on disappeared shooting footage When Minnesota police shot and killed Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday evening, his girlfriend broadcast his final moments alive using Facebook’s video-streaming service.…

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The Geek Feminist Revolution Has Arrived
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In the latest ‘Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy’ podcast, writer Kameron Hurley discusses the challenges facing women and minorities in the science fiction world. The post The Geek Feminist Revolution Has Arrived appeared first on WIRED.

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Industrial Revolution strongly tied to earlier thaws, later freezes: study
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"These data are unique," York University biologist and study co-author Sapna Sharma said in a press release. "They were collected by humans viewing and recording the ice event year after year for centuries, well before climate change was even a topic …

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The automation revolution and the rise of the creative economy
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 Only three main occupations were available to intrepid job seekers 10,000 years ago: hunting, gathering and procreation. Since then, the job market has advanced dramatically, developing into something not only more diverse, but also more abstract. This progress was the result of human evolution, but also human innovation — as the human race evolved, the […]

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The delayed revolution in digital financial services
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 Technology has transformed how we work, communicate and travel. In contrast, modern digital technology has not yet transformed financial services. Open data is the key to change in this sector of the economy. The time has come for the financial services industry to join the open data revolution. Read More

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The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear
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Thanks in part to Amazon's success with voice control—the company released two new versions of Echo last week—talking to a computer in your home is finally feeling downright domestic. But while Amazon may own the mindshare now, according to a study …

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Is 3D Printing The Next Industrial Revolution?
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 It was in 1909 when Henry Ford, master of efficiency and standardization, famously said that a “customer can have a car painted any color…so long as it is black.” While the First Industrial Revolution introduced machines to replace hand labor, Ford helped usher in what was ultimately the principle of mass production; using those machines […]

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Big money, quiet storm – the silent revolution in education …
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Big money, quiet storm – the silent revolution in education publishing. On the face of it, not … Publishing Technology sales consultancy PCG participated in a panel debate entitled What is a Publisher Now? Lessons from the …

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Welcome to the Third Industrial Revolution: Climate Change, Connectivity and a …
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In his 2009 book "The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis," Jeremy Rifkin posed one of the defining questions of our time: in a hyper-connected world, what is the goal of all that unprecedented technological …

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