King Zuckerberg

Andrew Payne

So, I was not surprised when Chris Hughes wrote, in his widely reported NYT Opinion piece : Mark’s influence is staggering, far beyond that of anyone else in the private sector or in government. But I was not aware of this story: The most extreme example of Facebook manipulating speech happened in Myanmar in late 2017. I’ve long argued that Mark Zuckerberg is the most powerful unelected person in the world, by far.

Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

Global tensions over nuclear arms, crisis in Myanmar, bloody civil wars in Syria and Yemen. Government optimism vietnamLet’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding. Now, let’s move on to Bill Gates opening essay in this week’s Time Magazine (he’s their first ever guest editor) titled Some good news, for once. It’s short and powerful. He starts out with context. “Reading the news today does not exactly leave you feeling optimistic.

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[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

Spanning halfway round the globe – from Turkey to the United Arab Emirates to India, South East Asia and China – the book brings one on a fascinating tour of the complex business characteristics governing our neck of the woods. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world?

The Secret Sauce of a Successful Smart City

Austin Startup

Myanmar, which has an exceptionally high rate of infant mortality, is providing pregnant women with a free app from Council member Ooredoo that provides health alerts with care information and locations of medical services. If a city wants to truly be a Smart City — it must take action to develop a targeted and coordinated approach for integrating equity and inclusion strategically across the scope of all municipal government policies, programs, practice, and operations.