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The Follower Factory

The Follower Factory article in The New York Times is an interesting read story to understand how social media’ black market works with an subtitle “Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for it.”

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Amazon Go – A store of the Future

The New York Times reports that Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future, an 1800 sq ft mini-market, is opening on Jan 22, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Amazon was reported to be working this type of cashier free stores in 2016. If this technology is adopted by other major retailers then this will definitely […]

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How Robots are Wrecking The Do Not Call List

The Washington Post reporter Simon van Zuylen-Wood has an article How robo-call moguls outwitted the government and wrecked the Do Not Call list. In this historical article, the reporter discusses how robots have completely wrecked the Do-Not-Call-List, a most popular public policy in the country.

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I Started the Media Men List

Year 2017 was Year of #MeeToo social movement and created lot buzz about sexual harassment in workplace. The article I Started the Media Men List My name is Moira Donegan by Moira Donegan is an powerful story about how women helped protect themselves from sexual harassment & assault through whisper network.

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Technology Watch

How to Fix Facebook – Before It Fixes Us

Roger McNamee‘s How to Fix Facebook—Before It Fixes Us in Washington Monthly is very interesting article. This is a must read article.

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Political Watch

Making China Great Again

Reporter Evan Osnos of The New Yorker has an interesting report Making of China Again, where he writes how China’s President Xi Jinping is learning to pick up the pieces as President Trump surrenders America’s global commitments. In the same vain reporter Fareed Zakaria writes in his The Washington Post opinion column The decline of […]

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Looking Back Year 2017

Year 2017 remained a good and productive year. Like last year I made good progress in my technological skill development. For Year 2018, I have set myself very ambitious goals and hoping that it will be another productive learning and skill-enhancement year with many new opportunities.