Menyiapkan karung pasir di Virginia Beach, Virginia, sebelum kedatangan Hurricane Florence, 12 September 2018.
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Individu dengan lebih banyak koneksi di luar keluarga dekat dan teman dekat mereka lebih memungkinkan untuk mengungsi dari daerah yang rentan sebelum terjangan badai terjadi.
Assembling sandbags in Virginia Beach, Va., before Hurricane Florence’s arrival.
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Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters loom. Research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to get moving.
Trump meets with his ‘board.’
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
Divestment rally at Harvard University, April 17, 2015.
Many students and professors at US colleges and universities want their schools to divest holdings in fossil fuel companies, but it's a hard sell for school administrators.
Iraeli Arab Knesset member Jamal Zahalka is removed after protesting the bill’s passage.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic 'apartheid' state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can't be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.
Evacuating Corpus Christi, Texas ahead of Hurricane Bret in 1999.
Many factors can influence people to evacuate or stay in place when disasters threaten. New research using Facebook posts suggests that people with broad social networks are more apt to move.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (L) and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen
Trump administration officials falsely claim the law required them to separate immigrant families. The same excuse was used in the Nazi era to bar hundreds of thousands of refugees from the US.
Protesters at a rally on the state of the EPA organized by the American Federation of Government Employees union, April 25, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Government agencies are supposed to listen to the industries they regulate, but what if they tune out everyone else? Scholars call this regulatory capture, and some staffers see it happening at EPA.
How does searching affect voting?
Social media sites aren't the only online systems that can secretly influence people's votes. Search engines can too and may be even more successful – and undetectable.
Scott Pruitt signing an official order at the Resolute Desk in President Trump’s office.
A desk is a place to work. But it can also be a symbol of prestige and power, as EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has demonstrated in his choice of expensive and ostentatious desks for his office.
Facilitated Communication began in Australia in the 1980s.
Facilitated Communication began in Australia in the 1980s to help people with disabilities communicate, but it has since been shown to replace the voice of the person with that of the facilitator.
A protest by ‘If Not Now’ outside the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., March 2017.
As Israel approaches the 70th anniversary of its establishment, many older American Jews will be celebrating. Many younger ones will wonder whether the Jewish state is something to celebrate at all.
Protesters pray in front of their tents during a demonstration along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, March 30, 2018.
The violence that led to the deaths of 18 Palestinians last week in Gaza dominated the headlines. But that's not the real story from that day: The nonviolence of thousands of other demonstrators is.
Banyak aplikasi bertanya apakah Anda mau membagi lokasi Anda? Anda jawab tidak dan Anda pikir masalah selesai. Ternyata ponsel Anda tetap bisa membocorkan lokasi Anda.
Fitness trackers report their location and map the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert.
Screenshot of Strava Heat Map
It's not just fitness trackers – mobile phones can reveal users' whereabouts too, even with location tracking turned off.
How fast is that video really coming in?
How do internet companies decide which network traffic to slow down and which to charge against users' data plans? And what can we learn about net neutrality from the answers?
Social media apps are becoming as important as water, food and batteries when communities face natural disasters. One key function is helping people connect with neighbors and support each other.
Rally against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations.
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New survey data show that Muslim Americans are the most negatively perceived religious group in the US and are often victims of Islamophobic attacks. How are they responding? By getting organized.
Three influential college presidents: Charles Eliot of Harvard (in office 1869-1909), Robert Maynard Hutchins of the University of Chicago (1929-45) and Drew Faust of Harvard (2007-18).
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A former president of Northeastern and scholar of higher education shares his perspectives on what has – and hasn't – changed in the role of the college president.
Multicultural friendships formed in college help develop students’ cultural agility.
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International student integration can (and should) be fostered on college campuses for the sake of national security and professional readiness.