Tag: Massachusetts

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  • The Known Face

    The Known Face

    The use of facial recognition technology, in its present form, is not in conformity with the right of privacy. With the people becoming aware that they are under constant watch and are being photographed, it may also be a blow to fundamental rights and particularly Article 19 of the Constitution. Since all biometrics including facial data are of a sensitive nature, some basic rules are required to be followed in respect of the usage of facial recognition technology. These safeguards are unavailable. Where the future of human beings is at stake, we have to exercise a certain degree of restraint and caution, giving full respect to the Constitutional norms.

    February 9, 2020
  • US Senate Bernie Sanders takes narrow lead in key state: Poll

    US Senate Bernie Sanders takes narrow lead in key state: Poll

    Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota notched 6 per cent in the poll, putting her in the fifth place, while entrepreneur Andrew Yang finished just below her with 5-per cent support.

    January 11, 2020
  • Charges of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey dropped

    Charges of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey dropped

    Spacey had been accused of groping an 18-year old busboy at the Club Car restaurant in July 2016.

    July 18, 2019
  • Ex-Republican Governor announces presidential bid

    Ex-Republican Governor announces presidential bid

    Bill Weld, former Governor of the US state of Massachusetts, has announced that he was officially entering the 2020 presidential race.

    April 16, 2019
  • Multiple gas explosions set ablaze over 30 Massachusetts buildings in US

    Multiple gas explosions set ablaze over 30 Massachusetts buildings in US

    The exact reason for the blasts is yet to be ascertained; Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency says gas lines had become over-pressurised

    September 14, 2018
  • Giving as real wealth of ‘human-omics’

    Giving as real wealth of ‘human-omics’

    The ‘Massachusetts Institute of Technology Review’ has an interesting article this March titled ‘If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance’, featuring Alessandro Pluchino’s computer simulation to explore how people become wealthy. Professor Pluchino and his colleagues at the Italy’s University of Catania tackled questions such as: What factors influence …

    March 22, 2018