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Future of Artificial-Intelligence

At present, artificial-intelligence is being used in almost all sectors, from agriculture and our smartphones, to defence and healthcare. It is everywhere, and growing at a fast pace. Every day, we see something new coming up on the market. Being an employee in this ever-advancing market is not easy. There is high competition even when it comes to retaining a job. One needs to keep...

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Karl Marx, in his theory of labour, writes that Humanity has been endowed with a particular capacity which makes it different from the other living creatures, their ability to manifest their imagination. Humanity can produce in reality what they have conceived in abstraction. Human beings have always progressed and tried to advance themselves through the utilisation of their primal capacity. We were nomads, then we...

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The debate on female underrepresentation in the  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields largely has two sides. One argues that socialisation is to be blamed while the other stands for the idea that there are certain biological differences between men and women, which results in them having different interests. Women, proponents of this model claim, don’t develop a fascination with the mechanical and the...

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War devastates all who come in its path. The loss of military personnel, however, is often dwarfed by the civilian casualties. Often, the ordinary men, women, and children who have no stake in the conflict around them are victims caught in the crossfire. Beyond simple casualty numbers, the destruction to public property and even the damage to the psyche of those stuck in the battlefield...

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Giving Tuesday- A global generosity movement

The Giving Tuesday movement was started in the year 2012. The idea behind it was simple: to encourage people to give more, give generously, and  do good. The charitable organisations say that the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is the best time to receive donations. After spending on Thanksgiving weekend and Monday, already having been claimed in the form of Cyber Monday, Tuesday is the day the...

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Arundhati Roy writes in the Guardian that literature is important because it gives us an escape and teaches us not only the mere factual information about a particular event and movements but connects us with the emotions of the victims and the oppressed. Literature in this sense is the most vital means of education. Knowledge for the sake of factual data is useless. Unless, we...

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Rhodes scholarship

The Rhodes scholarship is a programme for an international scholarship which was established in 1902 by English politician-businessman Cecil John Rhodes to promote solidarity among English-speaking nations and to instill in the future leaders a sense of civic-minded leadership and moral strength regardless of their career paths. The Rhodes scholarship’s leading recipients include politicians, academics, scientists, authors, and entrepreneurs. Although initially limited to male applicants...

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The most important task for any institution is to improve its immediate surroundings. Those who lack this capability can leave the task of having a lasting effect on the future. We are determined by our surroundings. If any institution is unable to create awareness among the people who it regularly interacts with, then its whole existence is useless. Be it a healthcare facility, a school,...

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The Powerwall and Powerpack are rechargeable lithium-ion battery, stationary energy storage products manufactured by Tesla. The Powerwall is intended to be used for home energy storage and stores electricity for solar self-consumption, at the time of use load shifting, as backup power, and for off-the-grid use. The larger Powerpack is intended for commercial or electric utility grid use and can be used for peak shaving,...

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Starting a life different from sports dreams

23-year old professional baseball player, Walker Olis was worn down by an injury and the daily grind of pro baseball. He was looking forward to exploring a new career which was not the same as his dream sport, baseball.   Olis, who was an outfielder from Burlington, Washington, said “I knew at that moment. It was bittersweet to be told that you failed.  However, at the same...

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