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Deep Fake as a New Form of Violence against Women

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

On 2017 the University of Washington created a synthetic video featuring the former president of USA, Barrack Obama.[1] On 2018, Belgian Political Party also generated synthetic video that featured current president, Donald Trump in an attempt to encourage the Belgian government to take a more compe... Read More

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New Technology, Same Old Logic: Evaluating CRISPR’s Existence in Economic Development

Fri, 05 Apr 2019

Bill Gates has argued that the existence of the new gene editing technology, CRISPR, would improve the economic situation of people, especially those in the developing country.[1] Further, he also argues that CRISPR would improve productivity in the agricultural sector that thus leads to the end of ... Read More

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Society 5.0: Implementation and Loopholes

Wed, 27 Feb 2019

Society 5.0 is an ambitious economic plan of Japan that aims to integrate all aspects of society with the existing fourth industrial revolution technologies by 2050.[1] It is claimed that this policy would be a more human-centred initiative as the Japanese are approaching a more complex issue with a... Read More

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GO-Jek and How It Can Help Boost Financial Inclusion in Indonesia

Wed, 30 Jan 2019

Increasing the financial inclusion has become one of the global concern on ensuring the development of the people across the world. Indonesia is not an exception. Financial inclusion can be defined as a condition where people have access to financial services such as credit, savings, payments, loan,... Read More

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Why We Should Not Worry About the Rise of Digital Influencers

Thu, 27 Dec 2018

A digital influencer is not just an ordinary public figure. They do not breathe, they do not need food, and most importantly they are not human. Nonetheless, they have most characteristics humans possess. Take Miquela (or @lilmiquela on Instagram), a social media living robot who practically has a f... Read More

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4th Industrial Revolution: Expanding the Gender (In)Equality in Higher Education

Thu, 27 Dec 2018

The discussion on the impact the highly automated future expected in the fourth industrial revolution is not novel, yet only a few discuss the effect of such structural changes and dynamics upon the issue of gender equality, or in this article, the gender inequality. The risks of job loss is sti... Read More