It is well known that half of all global wealth is in the possession of 1% of the world’s population, and that a redistribution of wealth would be more than welcome. A basic income guarantee might provide the universal solution to humankind’s needs by granting people enough money to ensure a decent existence for everyone. Then poverty would be history.
Thirty-four-year-old Hana and thirty-nine-year-old Dino met more than 10 years ago. Just like many other couples, after a period of time dating they started to live together and plan a family. “We felt the chemistry between us right away, and the same chemistry is there even more a decade after,” Hana says. But this happy couple did not meet in a bar or a restaurant, but – on the Internet.
When I was 10 years old I picked up my first guitar, and I didn’t put it down for seven years. But there was one thing I couldn’t do: I couldn’t write a good song.
Price discrimination is a general practice everywhere and the price formation could be influenced by various factors. Lisbon has the merit to be one of the cheapest capitals in Western Europe, and exposed to the laws of price discrimination. In the warm capital of Portugal you can drink a coffee for €0.50 or €1.60, buy bread for €0.30 or €1.50 and pay for a beer €0.90 or €2.50. A few hours walk on the climbing streets of Lisbon can give an impression about how prices may vary. It may be very sunny, so better to take the sun cream and a bottle of water.
You get up, brush your hair, and make yourself a cup of tea. Do you know that in every single one of those actions you use some of those much-discussed and "unimportant" algorithms? Although algorithms are often associated just with impenetrable mathematical problems, you can, however, see them wherever you go and whatever you do. Here are some basic examples.
Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. This week let's talk about coffee.
Rumi, Alexander Pushkin, and Maya Angelou produced some of the most memorable poetry in history. But how can individuals who lived across oceans of time and space from one another - a 13th century Persian scholar, a 19th century Russian playwright, and a 20th century American civil rights activist - share that commonality of creativity?
Main Things That Bind Us Together is an ongoing series on Youth Time that explores ideas and practices that are shared and celebrated all over the world. Today we will be talking about Mixed Martial Arts.
Riding on public transport is such an ordinary activity that we often do it without even realizing what’s happening around us. Not in Kenya! Kenya’s unique public busses play music on full blast and drive around as mobile artefacts, inviting everyone to jump on with no need to get off!