Children are being datafied before weve understood the risks, report warns

A report by England’s children’s commissioner has raised concerns about how kids’ data is being collected and shared across the board, in both the private and public sectors. In the report, entitled Who knows what about me?, Anne Longfield urges society to “stop and think” about what big data means for…

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Teaching LGBTI issues is ‘world first’

How will it work? All state schools in Scotland will be supported to teach LGBTI equality and inclusion across different age groups and subjects, according to the Scottish government. This includes an understanding of LGBTI terminology and identities and recognising and understanding homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. But in essence, campaigners…

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The dismantling of GE continues: It is selling yet another business

New York (CNN Business)General Electric’s slow-motion breakup with the lighting industry it pioneered continues. LED pricing has come under heavy pressure and Current generated just $900 million of sales during the first nine months of 2018. In addition to LED technology, Current makes sensors, controls and software for customers that…

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California Shooter May Have Acted Out On Revenge Against High School Bullies – His Former Track Coach Says He Was ‘Mentally Disturbed’ – Perez Hilton

Officials are still unclear on a motive, but it appears Long may have been carrying out revenge killings on his high school tormentors. A former classmate of the gunman told TMZ he was bullied as a teenager because of his lazy eye, and it affected him deeply. Long’s former peer…

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This Mom Didnt Want To Vaccinate Her Baby, So Her Doctor Responded In The Best Way

The latest example of this is from a doctor responding on reddit to the question “What is your most surprising ‘I can’t believe I have to have this conversation with an adult’ story?” too influential a voice in areas where they have no educational background or expertise. Would you want…

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