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The future of food, social media platforms and facial recognition
The future of food, social media platforms and facial recognition

April 27, 2019: A roundup of news and perspectives on disruptive technology from around the world. In this issue: Sri Lanka’s social media ban, Beyond Meat IPO, facial recognition, employee activism, robot rights and more

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India doesn't have a jobs crisis, it has a wages crisis
India doesn't have a jobs crisis, it has a wages crisis

Is technology killing jobs? And can India use technology to create jobs? Teamlease’s Manish Sabharwal says, our problem is providing a living wage, not jobs. We need to worry about improving productivity through the application of land, labour, and capital—and not so much the impact of automation

This Week in Disruptive Tech

Exploring black holes, space, and mapping Earth
Exploring black holes, space, and mapping Earth

April 14, 2019: A roundup of news and perspective on disruptive technology. In this issue: the science behind the black hole photo; how Facebook is mapping Earth; private rocket science; data and privacy; the future of jobs; and EVs path to profitability