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How cities can leverage citizen data while protecting privacy

>>Study offers models for preserving the privacy of citizens while using their data to improve government services By Rob Matheson India is on a path with dual — and potentially conflicting — goals related to the use of citizen data. To improve the efficiency their

Govt. to hold design contest for Space Park Project

>>The event will be attended by architects and designers from across the country and they will have to submit their designs to Kerala Space Park team on August 31 The Kerala Government will organise a competition in order to select high-level designs for the possible

Lessons from the Apollo Moon Landing

>>In the 1960s the MIT Instrumentation Lab had a contract with NASA to develop the Apollo Guidance Computer to be used on both the command and lunar modules By Moshe Kranc, CTO, Ness Digital Engineering Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, mankind took a

7 Nominated as World Peace Ambassadors

>>The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM) had felicitated seven celebrities as the world peace ambassadors The World Peacekeepers Movement (TWPM) had felicitated seven celebrities as the world peace ambassadors on Tuesday, 18 June 2019. Sir Dr Huz has felicitated world Peace Ambassadors. The World Peacekeepers Movement

Analog Devices Announces Winners of Anveshan 2019 Design Fellowship Program

>>Anveshan Design Fellowship is one of its kind focused fellowship program in the semiconductor industry by Analog Devices India Analog Devices, Inc (ADI) today announced the winners of its Anveshan 2019 Design Fellowship Program. Anveshan Design Fellowship is one of its kind focused fellowship program in the

The politics of ugly buildings

>>In new book, MIT’s Timothy Hyde looks at the architectural controversies that have helped shape Britain By Peter Dizikes In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a dissenting view.

The (evolving) art of war

  >>In new book, political scientist Taylor Fravel uncovers the modern history of Chinese military strategy  by Peter Dizikes In 1969, the Soviet Union moved troops and military equipment to its border with China, escalating tensions between the communist Cold War powers. In response, China

Explosions of universe’s first stars spewed powerful jets

>>Instead of ballooning into spheres, as once thought, early supernovae ejected jets that may have seeded new stars by Jennifer Chu Several hundred million years after the Big Bang, the very first stars flared into the universe as massively bright accumulations of hydrogen and helium

MIT receives $30 million to help address energy challenges in Egypt

>>Award from USAID will support research collaborations through new Center of Excellence in Energy at Ain Shams University in Cairo MIT is the recipient of a $30 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced this week at a two-day ceremony in

Special effects: How a movie could reduce corruption

>>A film and texting campaign can increase anticorruption reports from citizens, study shows. They don’t give an Academy Award for this, but a Nigerian feature film, “Water of Gold,” made viewers significantly more likely to report corruption, according to a new paper co-authored by an