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Women win the right to go topless in 6 states

October 23rd, 2019 at 12:21 am » Comments Off

  It’s unlikely that mayhem and anarchy will ensue The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recently struck down a ban on women being topless in public in Fort Collins, Colorado. The court’s decision makes it now legal for women to go topless in all of the states that fall under the 10th Circuit — Wyoming, […]



AI to ‘fundamentally shift’ global balance of power

October 17th, 2019 at 11:51 am » Comments Off

The focus of Australia’s cyber diplomacy is expanding to include “grand strategy in technology”, as well as engagement with technology firms and governments. Rapidly maturing technologies such as 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum computing will “shift fundamentally the global balance of power”, according to Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs. “Those [nations] […]



Chinese citizens will soon need to scan their face before they can access internet services or get a new phone number

October 17th, 2019 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

: A display shows a facial recognition system during the 1st Digital China Summit at Strait International Conference and Exhibition Center on April 22, 2018 in Fuzhou, China. The summit is held from April 22 to 24, with the theme of ‘Let Informatization Drive Modernization, Speed Up the Construction of Digital China’. Visual China Group […]



What can we learn from Sweden, the ultimate cashless society?

October 16th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

Demand for notes and coins in Sweden is so limp that cash is literally disappearing: the amount in circulation has fallen 27.5pc in the last four year The collapse of cash in Britain has been dramatic. There were 11.5 billion fewer cash transactions in 2018 than in 2008 – a decline of 51pc. It’s a […]



How selling citizenship is now big business

October 16th, 2019 at 12:20 pm » Comments Off

Buying and selling citizenship is now a global industry worth an estimated $25bn a year You can be born into it, you can earn it, and you can lose it. Increasingly, you can also invest your way into it. The “it” is citizenship of a particular country, and it is a more fluid concept than […]



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