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Many migrants can take nothing for granted

Bandana Purkayastha is a professor of sociology and Asian & Asian American Studies, and former head of the Department of Sociology. She is the American Sociological Association's national representative to the International ...

dateMay 23, 2018 in Social Sciences
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China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticised Monday for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was deteriorating.

dateApr 23, 2018 in Business
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When our view of the world is distorted by algorithms

Algorithms are used to personalize our newsfeed on social media. But the risk is that the points of view we are presented with become increasingly limited and extreme. EPFL researchers have developed a solution that would ...

dateApr 19, 2018 in Internet
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