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9 False Values of the Modern Society That Rule Your Life

9 False Values of the Modern Society That Rule Your Life

What was that one thing you simply couldn’t wait for when you were a kid? My bet would be growing up. Because grown-ups always do exactly what they want, right? Well, no…. In reality, many desires that adults have are dictated by the stereotypes and false values of the society we live in. For example…

The Sociology of Technology

The Sociology of Technology

[music plays throughout] [Mostafa Karima] My name is Mo. I’m a fourth year International Business student. This class right now, it’s, uh, Sociology of Technology and Change. The reason I chose this class, there was a few that kinda were my options for my elective, but I’m in International Business, and I’ve found that, you

Our Current Knowledge Society | Rumi Chunara | TEDxSugarLand

Our Current Knowledge Society | Rumi Chunara | TEDxSugarLand

Translator: Imamali Dadashzada Reviewer: Denise RQ In 2013, riding the wave of Google Flu Trends, our research group found that Google search queries from Thailand could actually be predictive of the number of cases of malaria in Thailand. But what would happen when we looked a little bit closer is we found that some of

Social Computing for Social Good in Low-Resource Environments

Social Computing for Social Good in Low-Resource Environments

[MUSIC]>>I think a lot of you already know Aditya, but he is a PhD candidate in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Washington, and he spent a lot of time at Microsoft Research, Bangalore as one of their associate researchers. Is that what they call it there? Assistant researcher?>>Assistant researcher.>>Assistant researcher.

6 Elements of Boosting Engagement in your Online Community

6 Elements of Boosting Engagement in your Online Community

A lot of online creators today really want to build a community around their content, but what does that really mean, and how do you go about doing it? Today let’s talk through six of the basic elements that any successful online community needs to have, and we’re going to talk about those coming up