May 2017 Blog Posts (13)

Upcoming Conferences of Interest 2017-2018

We have compiled a list of upcoming conferences related to the fields of ethics and international affairs through the middle of 2018. We hope you find something that interests you!

The Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

Date: June 1-4, 2017

Location: Kobe, Japan

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), in…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 31, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

#CYBERPEACEFARE EXPERIMENT SUMMARY

#CYBERPEACEFARE EXPERIMENT:

 -System Objective Function: "World Peace & Planet Survival"

-Utilizes Existing World-Wide Web/Social Media System & Users.…

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Added by Al LeBlanc on May 24, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Religion #George Washington

"Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind, those which are caused by a difference of sentiments in religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing and ought most to be deprecated." George Washington 

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 21, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Kashmir-The Road Ahead

Introduction

“Recent India Pakistan scheduled bilateral talks were called off by India, as Pak High Commissioner Basit meets Minwaz Umar Farooq ,Syed Ali Shah Geelani,Shabir Ahemed Shah and Yasin Malik.”-it’s a small piece of news. But enough to estimate the respect 0f GOI towards the free will of Kashmiris. Enough to estimate what Azadi means to a common shepherd boy of the valley of Kashmir? What does Azadi means to the people of the valley, where for 18 people one security personnel…

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Added by Biswanath Banerjee on May 17, 2017 at 1:32am — No Comments

Value of computer education

Just think of the famous commercial which states, with the advent of mobile internet (of course of a particular service provider) India is no longer going to be fooled. Exaggerated it may sounds, but in today’s world a normal human being, is surrounded by hundreds of computer related applications, literally like “Abhimunyu” within “chkrabuhya.(enough to make you crazy if you don’t know computer). That’s why one of my colleagues once jokingly remarked that if you don’t have any computer…

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Added by Biswanath Banerjee on May 17, 2017 at 1:28am — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Truth #Walter Lippmann

"True opinions can prevail only if the facts to which they refer are known; if they are not known, false ideas are just as effective as true ones, if not a little more effective."   Walter Lippmann

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 12, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - May 11

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 11, 2017 at 11:15am — No Comments

John Quincy Adams Society Essay Contest

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The John Quincy Adams Society is partnering with The National Interest – one of Washington’s most important foreign policy magazines – to launch a new essay contest for college students. The winners will run in TNI, meaning they’ll be read by many of those who make the decisions and shape the discussions that…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 10, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Miranda Lupion's Presentation on the Weaponization of Digital Russian-Language News Wins Council's Student Research Conference

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce that Miranda Lupion's presentation was selected as the winner of the Council's third annual Student Research Conference. The…

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Added by Carnegie Council on May 9, 2017 at 11:53am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - May 4

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause…

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Added by Kent Boydston on May 4, 2017 at 2:40pm — No Comments

EFFECTS OF JOBS THREAT IN AFRICA'S GOVERNMENTS TODAY: USING NIGERIA AS AN EXAMPLE.

In a world where government inequitable allocation of human resources escalate more and more often each day, we find ourselves living in an age where job opportunities generally are decreasing while economic problems are increasing.





It is seemly an awkward progression. Africa's unemployed persons today are living on the street, some frustrated and deprived of their right to humanity; in a situation whereby government enacted laws are taken for granted by government agencies… Continue

Added by Ugboja Onuche Gideon on May 3, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

#Cyberpeacefare #Truth #Abraham Lincoln

"I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of a falsehood and the accidental truth of the assertion does not justify or excuse him."  Abraham Lincoln

Added by Al LeBlanc on May 2, 2017 at 11:16am — No Comments

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Gene Editing: Overview, Ethics, & the Near Future, with Robert Klitzman

In the first in a series of podcasts on gene editing, Columbia's Dr. Robert Klitzman provides an overview of the technology, ethical and governance issues, and where it could all go in the near future. Plus he explains why the birth of genetically engineered twins in China last year was a "seismic" event. How could gene editing lead to more inequality? What could be some of unintended consequences?

The Crack-Up: Dwight Eisenhower & the Road Trip that Changed America, with Brian C. Black

In 1919, a young Army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, along with a "Mad Max"-style military convoy, set out on a cross-country road trip to examine the nascent state of America's roads. Penn State Altoona's Professor Brian C. Black explains how this trip influenced Eisenhower's decisions decades later, both as general and president, and laid the groundwork for the rise of petroleum-based engines and the interstate highway system.

AI in the Arctic: Future Opportunities & Ethical Concerns, with Fritz Allhoff

How can artificial intelligence improve food security, medicine, and infrastructure in Arctic communities? What are some logistical, ethical, and governance challenges? Western Michigan's Professor Fritz Allhoff details the future of technology in this extreme environment, which is being made more accessible because of climate change. Plus he shares his thoughts on some open philosophical questions surrounding AI.

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