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Op-Ed: “Panicked” or Not, Proposition HHH is Necessary to Address the Severity of the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles
1 year ago

Op-Ed: “Panicked” or Not, Proposition HHH is Necessary to Address the Severity of the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles

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On June 12, 2016, Los Angeles County called for a state of emergency declaration in reference to California’s homelessness crisis. The declaration was an attempt to elicit the attention of …
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Is America as Deeply Divided as Everyone Thinks? Big Data Says No
1 year ago

Is America as Deeply Divided as Everyone Thinks? Big Data Says No

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Dr. Sam Abrams is out to disrupt politics — with data. His findings? We may not be as divided as the national news media tells us we are.

As a …
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The Digital Age Isn’t Ruining Journalism — It’s Changing It | Jordan Crook
2 years ago

The Digital Age Isn’t Ruining Journalism — It’s Changing It | Jordan Crook

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It’s certainly no secret that the digital age has complicated journalism. How then do we distinguish time-tested sources like The New York Times or The Washington Post from more up-and-coming click …
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Inside the Mind of an Ambassador
2 years ago

Inside the Mind of an Ambassador

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter knows conflict. He served as a diplomat under 5 different Presidents, and he’s worked in some of the most contentious regions across the …
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How Apple is Tackling Major Issues of Cybersecurity
2 years ago

How Apple is Tackling Major Issues of Cybersecurity

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Apple’s challenge to the F.B.I. feels like a battle of behemoths—and there’s no clear end in sight. Surely, the Supreme Court will decide. But Apple is an international company, and …
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Tinder for President: SmarterVote Chooses Your Ideal Candidate
2 years ago

Tinder for President: SmarterVote Chooses Your Ideal Candidate

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Can we “Make America Great Again?” Donald Trump surely hopes so. With nearly two dozen Republicans running in the primary election and uncertainty pervading the Democratic Party, the White House …
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How Design Becomes Radical Social Change
3 years ago

How Design Becomes Radical Social Change

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Most good designers will tell you that design is not useful unless it directly serves the need of the end-user. And yet, finding out what the end user actually wants—and …
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Tech Investors Take On Washington—Can They Save Our Economy?
3 years ago

Tech Investors Take On Washington—Can They Save Our Economy?

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Washington D.C. is about to get a wake-up call—from tech investors.

As the economy crawls along and Congress deliberates over an economic policy that makes sense, there are a few voices that are conspicuously …
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Secrets of the NSA
3 years ago

Secrets of the NSA

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I am an American patriot. Many impressions may come to mind at that word, “patriot”: perhaps that I am a Republican, that I don’t care about people outside the US, …
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The End of the World as We Know It?
3 years ago

The End of the World as We Know It?

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Early in the morning in a cozy home office in Boston, IVY member Thomas Waite calmly sits down with a fresh pot of coffee to write about cataclysmic cyber warfare …
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