GM Public Debate

Falling life expectancy becoming the ‘climate change’ of health

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Concept of new life and birth abstract medical background. Getty It’s official. Despite the incredible strides we’re seeing in science and technology, life expectancies are stalling or even falling in much of the developed world. Recent statistics from the Centers for  Disease Control show life expectancy has fallen for the third year in a row…

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5) The concept of offering Biometric Seafarer Identity File (BSID) by Federal Government of India is an achievement in the field of science and innovation and is valuable on several fronts. Discuss.( 250 words)

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 5) The idea of providing Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID) by Government of India is an accomplishment in the field of science and technology and is valuable on multiple fronts. Discuss.(250 words) Livemint Why this question: India recently became the first country…

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POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi rebuffs impeachment questions: ‘We’re legislating, investigating and litigating’

September 23, 2019 No Comments

BIDEN REMINDS PEOPLE: HE WAS OBAMA’S VP … AHEAD OF THE DEBATE TONIGHT … NEW BIDEN VIDEO … It’s called “Record,” and it’s mostly about JOE BIDEN’S connection to BARACK OBAMA. The video has this flashing on screen at the end: “The Obama-Biden record … Joe Biden is proud of it … Will defend it…

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How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

September 23, 2019 No Comments

For one of the most contentious pieces of real estate in all of North America—not to mention ground zero for a global debate on data privacy and the future of urban development—it’s really not much to look at. Just a few abandoned silos poking up from an otherwise empty gravel lot, with a few small…

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Even a Democratic Landslide in 2020 Won’t Guarantee Major Climate Action

September 23, 2019 No Comments

(Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidates are jousting over who best can save the planet. But even if one of them wins the White House, the Senate would threaten to scuttle any action to ease the effects of climate change.If Democrats fail to win the Senate, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is expected to block even…

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How Toronto locals soured on Alphabet’s neighborhood of the future

September 23, 2019 No Comments

For one of the most contentious pieces of real estate in all of North America—not to mention ground zero for a global debate on data privacy and the future of urban development—it’s really not much to look at. Just a few abandoned silos poking up from an otherwise empty gravel lot, with a few small…

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Trump’s China Exodus Order Could Tank GM

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Photo: APThe Morning ShiftAll your daily car news in one convenient place. Isn’t your time more important?   Trump’s trade threats are further screwing with the auto industry, camera-based “mirrors” could be coming to the U.S. (finally), drivers don’t like being told by their cars they suck at driving, and something about Suzuki, which still exists.…

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Privacy Fundamentalism

September 23, 2019 No Comments

Farhad Manjoo, in the New York Times, ran an experiment on themself: Earlier this year, an editor working on The Times’s Privacy Project asked me whether I’d be interested in having all my digital activity tracked, examined in meticulous detail and then published — you know, for journalism…I had to install a version of the…

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Future Forward: A Glimpse at New Frontiers in Gov Tech – Government Technology

September 23, 2019 No Comments

As new cutting-edge technologies continue to mature and find their place in the public sector, government agencies are increasingly ready to get on board and see what future tech has to offer. Technology never fails to offer head-spinning glimpses into what lies around the corner, and increasingly, government is ready to capitalize on it. At…

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Outside package: Tie CEO pay to increases in stakeholder and investor value

September 23, 2019 No Comments

The CEOs who make up Business Roundtable recently made a big splash by revising the group’s statement on the purpose of a corporation. According to this new approach, a corporation not only should create long-term value for shareholders, it should serve the interests of all other corporate stakeholders — employees, customers, suppliers, and the community.…

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