The glitches took place just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is “looking at” banning TikTok, whose China-based parent company, ByteDance, is the focus of increasing scrutiny from government regulators and privacy advocates. … [Read more...] about Widespread TikTok glitches mess with people’s likes and reality
Conference about social media
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold extensive talks with President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on a range of issues in the summit, they said. … [Read more...] about India-EU summit to be held through video conference on July 15
“Once students come back to classes, whenever that be, I wonder whether parents’ number one concern will go from ‘Is my child paying attention?’ to ‘Did my child touch anyone else?,’ Ranganathan says.Reopening of schools and colleges, however, will not put paid to online learning now. In fact, many ed-tech firms believe that online learning is here to stay in some form or the other hereon. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
Middelheim Museum in Antwerp, Belgium. Home to one of the most well-known sculpture gardens in Europe, the museum’s park features a collection of more than 70 statues by artists including Auguste Rodin, Jean Arp, and Alexander Calder. “We are a public institution, we are there for society, and we want everyone to feel welcome. We feel art today is something that allows for an inclusive conversation,” she says. “A president making up a list of subject matters, that’s actually the opposite of what we are trying to do.” … [Read more...] about Trump wants to build a sculpture park for ‘American Heroes.’ Here’s why that’s wrongheaded
Governments in Asia, in Europe and elsewhere have turned to mobile phones and apps during the pandemic for a variety of purposes, including analyzing smartphone location data from mobile providers to assess residents’ compliance with lockdowns. But tracking apps, which some countries are using to notify people of possible coronavirus exposure or to enforce government quarantine orders, have come under heightened scrutiny. That is because some of the apps continuously collect details about users’ health, precise locations and social interactions, increasing the privacy and security risks. … [Read more...] about Virus-tracing apps are rife with problems. Governments are rushing to fix them