Facebook Engagement Rank Boost and MSI Announced

There are some technical terms thrown in Tuesday’s hearing with Facebook informant Frances Haugen. Here’s a preview of what the former Facebook product manager and senators were discussing: Ranking based on interaction: Facebook and other social media platforms use engagement ranking to determine which content they believe is most relevant to users’ interests. After taking …

Finalists Announced for This Year’s National Book Awards

A food memoir examining a mother’s schizophrenia. An author’s book tour and a novel about growing up as a Black boy in the Southern countryside. Poem honoring immigrants who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande. These are some of the 25 finalists for the National Book Awards, which the National Book Foundation announced …

China Pledges to Stop Building Coal Plant Abroad: Announced

China’s top leader, Xi Jinping, said on Tuesday that his country stop building Coal-fired power plants offshore are a major shift for the world’s second-largest economy to move away from fossil fuel support. China “will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad,” he said. United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. The news comes amid a …

Crypto Banking and Decentralized Finance, Announced

DeFi platforms are structured to become independent of their developers and supporters over time, and ultimately governed by a community of users whose strength comes from holding the protocol’s tokens. By comparison, centralized finance, or CeFi, is closer to traditional finance, or TradFi, where businesses enter into an agreement with a company like BlockFi that …

New Deal Announced To Protect Garment Workers In Bangladesh

a new Agreement aimed at protecting workers in Bangladesh garment industry then announced on Wednesday lockdown for months between international fashion retailers and unions and local factory owners. The new agreement, called the International Health and Safety Agreement in the Textile and Apparel Industry, will enter into force on 1 September. fake in 2013 Following …

James Baldwin Specialist Eddie Glaude Jr. Announced His Favorite

Your academic expertise is the intersection of race and religion. Who writes particularly well on this subject today, and what is your favorite book to assign to and discuss with your students at Princeton? There are some brilliant racial and religious scholars in the country. Many of these are featured in full on Henry Louis …