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Truth is the new dangerous propaganda tool

As social media platforms and politicians argue over how to handle political lies, a new propaganda tool is threatening to shape politics: The truth. Or, rather, a very selective presentation of the truth.Claire Wardle, executive director of First Draft, a nonprofit focused on investigat...

Good news! China’s economy is slowing

Sound the alarm! China’s economy grew by 6% in the third quarter, the slowest annual rate in 30 years. This was down from 6.4% in the first quarter and 6.2% in the second. The main culprits include sputtering factory output and sagging infrastructure investments.This is a big deal. Not bec...

What’s actually in an e-cigarette?

Vapers don’t have a ton of specifics on what makes up a typical e-juice.Juul is one of the largest e-cigarette companies on the market, and also one of the most transparent. It lists the main components of each of its pods—cartridges filled with 0.7 mL of e-juice—online. Although it omits clearly ...

The best thing about Libra is often overlooked—and its creators explain why

Since Facebook and nearly two dozen other diverse businesses and nonprofits from around the world announced their plans to create the digital currency Libra this past June, there has been substantial debate about the project, its viability, and its potential impact.Libra is a stable digital currency...

How Austin has become a hub for female-led startups

Entrepreneurship can be a lonely venture, particularly for female founders. Fewer than 5% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women, and female-founded startups receive only 2% of venture capital funding in the US. But the city of Austin, Texas, is helping to defy those statistics by carving out a c...

Why we can’t stop using the “face with tears of joy” emoji

The Unicode Consortium reported last week that “face with tears of joy” ( ) is the most frequently used emoji, eclipsing the red heart (❤️) and “smiling face with heart-eyes” ( ) which came in second and third respectively. The Silicon Valley-based organization, comprised of represen...

Three charts that will make Jamie Dimon smile

Bigger is better. That was the theme of the third quarter for major US banks, which reported their latest earnings this week.JPMorgan is not just the biggest US lender by assets. Last quarter it also managed to grow both revenue and profit faster than its main rivals. This demonstrated “broad-base...

Nollywood is one step closer to its first major animated cinema production

One criticism of Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry is the lack of variance in story genres.While Nollywood movies are widely watched across Africa, they’re mainly known for live action urban rom-coms and modern-day dramas than anything else. Two genre gaps are animations and movies rooted in Afri...
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