Category Archives: publishing

5 Problems with National ID Cards


In Manila, there’s another possible source of ID theft: the double visa scheme. A hacker could easily get hold of one your visas, which he could use to steal your national ID ‘Prospective overseas Filipino workers should avoid having double … Continue reading

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Every Cardiac Patient Needs a Virtual Heart


Custom Cardiology: A Virtual Heart for Every Patient A very good investment if you can afford it ‘A poet might say that each human being’s heart is a unique mystery. Those of us working in the brand new field of … Continue reading

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Facebook Paternity Notice Not Legal in Oklahoma


‘Notification via Facebook message does not satisfy a man’s constitutional right to be informed that he fathered a child, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled. ‘The biological parents in question broke off contact after a sexual relationship that lasted from August … Continue reading

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Track and Verify News with Emergent


‘Emergent is a real-time rumor tracker. It’s part of a research project with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University that focuses on how unverified information and rumor are reported in the media. It aims to develop and … Continue reading

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Why investigative journalism is so important


‘Bloggers appear to have filled a void particularly in political commentary. A key difference between bloggers and traditional media is that bloggers have little or no reputational risk or editorial objectivity in what they comment on. ‘Apart from libel laws … Continue reading

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Beware of New Law on Social Media


Uploading of private sexual videos, images, and even text messages on social media, to be made a criminal offense ‘The new Criminal Justice and Courts Bill will have an amendment dealing specifically with the practice. “‘We want those who fall … Continue reading

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Primitive Retro-Hair Trend


Notice the hair? Same as the teen trend now isn’t it? That man was a tribal head-hunter during the 1940s. Add the ‘caveman’ short pants which is below the knees and the trend now too and we have primitives and … Continue reading

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