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Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sent out a public service announcement warning about the rising trend in a romance cryptocurrency scam with more than 1,800 complaints and US$ 120,000 million being lost in 2021 alone. These scams are conducted by con artists utilizing dating applications and/or social media to build an online relationship with their victims.
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Recently, the United Nations and the World Meteorological Organization released a report stating the number of deadly natural disasters has nominally increased from 1970 to 2019. These disasters have accounted for nearly 50% of disasters, 40% of deaths, and are causing economic losses up to US$ 383 million per day globally.
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Many institutions around the world are starting up new semesters and bringing students back to campus for in-person and hybrid teaching. While some are excited to welcome back “normalcy,” according to an Insider Higher Ed article, many professors are quitting their positions due to the lack of ability to teach remotely.
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Recently, the popular social media platform, Twitter announced its first “algorithmic bias bounty challenge” for researchers and hackers to fix the bias in their image-cropping algorithm. According to an Insider article, this competition was established after a group of researchers found that the platform’s algorithm favored “white people over Black people, and women over men.”
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In the current dialogue of diversity, equity, and inclusion, one of the important components that is affecting nearly every industry and business globally is that the overall workforce is now being comprised of five generations. According to a recent Forbes article, this multi-generational workforce is offering benefits to organizations, as their employees have a diverse range of experience, skills, and solutions. However, it can also cause ongoing challenges in ensuring that their staff’s needs are met, implement new programs and tools, as well as have them work and collaborate effectively.
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Throughout 2021, multiple reports of medical information hacks have been reported, including the New South Wales Ministry of Health, multiple vendors and hospitals in the United States, European Medicines Agency (EMA), and more. With the recent push for telehealth and applications coupled with the influx of patients internationally, the number of attacks is on the rise ranging from data leaks to locking up hospital’s computers and demanding a ransom.
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Blockchain has recently been trending in the news due to the increase in popularity of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, dogecoin, and Ethereum. However, according to a recent UN article, blockchain and cryptocurrency are not only creating new opportunities in fortune 500 markets but could play an important role in international sustainable development.
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As the vaccine is starting to become widely available and countries around the world are starting to ease restrictions, administrators, educators, students, and parents alike are planning for the future of education. Throughout the pandemic, educational systems worldwide shifted to online learning, which showcases issues in educational technology, teacher preparedness, digital divide, student engagement, inclusion, special education, and more.
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An institute within the UN recently released a report discussing the shortcomings of utilizing autonomous machines in war and as weapons. According to a recent Popular Science article, this report is aimed at the international community and law makers to underscore the inherent risks of autonomous machines, as their core operating function is through collecting data, artificial intelligence, and deep learning.
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Recently, Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research did a survey of over 180 college and university provosts and chief academic officers to fully understand the impacts of the pandemic on higher education.
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Due to increased tourism for the 2021 summer, governments are questioning what effects this tourism boom will have on the spread of COVID-19 and many officials are lobbying for the use of “vaccine passports.”
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Did you know that one in six Gen Z (born between ~1997-2015) adults are identifying as LGBT?
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As the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine has begun to be administered, reports have found significant racial disparities among those being vaccinated in the UK and the U.S. More specifically, CNN has found that Black and Latino Americans are receiving it at lower rates than their white counterparts.
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