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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... believe in, such as being conscious of the environment to preserve the planet for the future, but we are not fanatical about it. We are aware of human rights and respect for people, ... Anjali Hazari life@scmp.com An IB education stresses human values, but does not foist a specific ideological position on students, a former senior educator tells Anjali Hazari An open mind ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - NEUROBIOLOGY

    Mapping brains of fruit fly larvae may help build similar 'atlas' for humans

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Mapping behaviour of fruit fly larvae raises possibility of cracking code to how we tick Navigating a path to a human brain atlas Researchers have identified the brain neurons ... thoughts. Such a human brain atlas is one goal of the US$100 million BRAIN Initiative that US President Barack Obama announced a year ago, and the fly research raises hopes it will be possible ...

  3. News - World - Artificial Intelligence

    Silicon Valley big guns back Vicarious, software with a human touch

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by GDN

    ... the jobs that employ most human beings. "We tell investors that right now, human beings are doing a lot of things that computers should be able to do," he said. ... The Guardian in New York Big guns back software with a human touch Some of Silicon Valley's biggest names are pouring cash into a hitherto low-profile tech firm that claims ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIAL MEDIA

    'Humans of' Facebook pages go viral

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 08:28am by JENNI MARSH

    ... with strangers, but I hope through Humans of HK, people will see the diversity right where they live and breathe." jenni.marsh@scmp.com ... Jenni Marsh jenni.marsh@scmp.com The 'Humans of' Facebook pages aim to represent places as they are, without cultural stereotyping. The trend is catching on, and Hong Kong has ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - Google

    Google says time is right for an internet-connected watch

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 02:00pm by Associated Press

    ... of how computing devices increasingly are expected to become like appendages to the human body as technology advances and connecting to the Internet becomes as reflexive as breathing. Google ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Chinese International School's student human rights group

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... International School (CIS) have made it their mission to champion human rights issues across the school. Their commitment and maturity has been a revelation- and inspiration- to grown-ups around them, especially Brian Kern, the English teacher they invited to guide them. A member of Amnesty International's human rights education team before he joined CIS four years ago, Kern was keen to share ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Yiyun Li goes deep into the human condition in her writing

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:21pm by Ajay Singh

    ... and novelist widely regarded in the world of fiction as one of the most astute observers of the human condition. "I was very adamant about wanting a career like his," Li says. "I ... and I'm always curious about that life. It's human nature to want things, but a big part of what we want we never get." Li set out to explore, in Kinder Than Solitude, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SENSES

    Human sense of smell far more refined than previously thought

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Humans can discern an almost infinite number of smells- more than a trillion- scientists find in a study aimed at testing previous assumptions Our noses know more than had been thought What does your nose know? A lot more than you might expect. Scientists studying the breadth of people's sense of smell find that the human nose can discern far more than the 10,000 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD NEW YORK

    Postcard: New York

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Traditional values have often proved a barrier to making progress on human rights issues. Ideas or opinions that have been present in a society for many years can become embedded in the culture and gain a form of credibility, even if they contravene the basic rights of some members of that same society. This is much in evidence when it comes to the human ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Low-key film brings injustice to life

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Mottram

    ... The police officers involved in those two deaths were acquitted. "There's a theme that's happening right now with young men and police brutality," says Melonie Diaz, who plays ... through his outfit Significant Productions. "I felt he was going to put a human face on an issue that would deepen our understanding of this situation," Whitaker says. Support also came ...




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