German far right infiltrates green groups with call to protect the land

The magazine is edited by a member of the Identitarian movement, a group of nationalist activists that Germany’s domestic intelligence agency last year declared an extremist entity, and which also hosted the information evening about permaculture and sustainable farming in Halle at the start of last year. That event was not an isolated instance: a […]

The Problem of Choice in a Post-Pandemic World

I am reminded of that much-anthologized story, Frank Stockton’s brilliant short story, “The Lady or the Tiger?” (1882), where life and death hang on a choice presented as an incalculable conundrum. It will be hard to advise my patients in this difficult environment. Like them, I am making hard choices, anxious about what is right, acknowledging […]

Action needed to stop the use of killer robots, report says

More from Robots Coronavirus: Robots in Milton Keynes deliver shopping to NHS workers It’s time to terminate killer autonomous robots, UN told Will a post-Brexit economy swap workers for robots? Universal Basic Income: Finland shows how salary for all works Scientists create artificial muscles which could allow robots to lift 1,000 times their own weight […]

PM Imran urges UN to play its role in addressing rights’ violations in IoK

Pakistan expects UN to play effective role in resolution of Kashmir issue: FM QureshiQureshi in an earlier meeting with Bozkir had said Pakistan expects the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to play an effective role in the peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue and put an end to the human rights violations in the valley.

Labour to announce it will ban fracking if it wins election

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How coronavirus has exposed Middle East’s gaping digital divide

CXO ZDNet’s top enterprise CEOs of the 2010s Executive dies, taking investor cryptocurrency with him. Now they want the body exhumed What is a CIO? Everything you need to know about the Chief Information Officer explained How machine learning is predicting employee turnover (ZDNet YouTube) Ring CEO defends police partnerships (CNET) How to overcome procrastination: […]

Sky Views: I’m training the machines to win

Defenders of technology have always insisted that, while it will lead to some (entirely regrettable) job losses, entirely new types of work will be created. And they have: we just didn’t realise they’d be quite so robotic. Or be paid quite so poorly: I earned just over a tenth of a penny for those two […]