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We are all set for an In Conversation with Dr. Tessy Thomas #agniputhri #missilewoman Director General (#Aeronautical Systems) @DRDO_India.

Please post your recommendations, comments with #ChatwithTessyThomas

@APJAbdulKalam @mygovindia
The excitement in us has reached the threshold as we get set for an explosion of tweets as part of #ChatwithTessyThomas, In Conversation with series, track 1 #consultations of #STIP2020.

@Ashutos61 @guptaakhilesh63 @adityakaushik00 @Jengovz @nimita_pandey @ChagunBasha
All ready for launch 3⃣2⃣1⃣….. Here we go! with
💫Tessy Thomas, Director General, Aeronautical Systems @DRDO_India
💫@adityakaushik00, Deputy Director, @WatFuture and 💫@Jengovz DST-STI-Post-doctoral Policy fellow @IndiaDST @DSTCPRIISc
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Following the "revelation" of #WhatsApp chats of Bollywood actors, a short #thread on the #tech, #encryption #surveillance and #law. How did the police access the chats and what it means for privacy. 1/n
Messaging apps like #WhatsApp and @signalapp offer end-to-end #encryption. Incidentally, the protocol for both was designed by one of my favourite engineers and genius @moxie and his group.
Two key things to remember about accessing data -- is the data at rest (on your device) or in transit (when you hit the send message). If it's in transit, then e-to-e encryption makes its difficult to intercept. Only 10 agencies in India are notified to do this interception
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Hello world! It’s @tim_lytc checking in for the morning. I’m a NEW TALENT Fellow on the programme. I’m a Queer dance creative working across theatre, film and creative tech. My work is centred on advocating for gender, health, race and Queer issues.
My #digitalplacemaking research looks at the potentials of combining #Dance & Movement with #CreativeTechnology to create safer spaces for #Queer folks. Check out my page for a little taste of what I've done✨

bristolbathcreative.org/fellows/tim-lo
At the beginning, I was inspired by past work I had done with @LiminaImmersive @SplashAndRipple @lisamaythomas And their approach to bodies and technology - The conscious effort to create comfortable, inclusive spaces, where audiences could escape and connect at the same time.
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With threats of #homelessness and #bankruptcy in the air as the #eviction moratoriums subside, both renters & small #landlords are getting pinched by predatory #tech #capitalism as the #gigeconomy hits the #RealEstate market.
by Raul Diego @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/kushner-linked…
A “tsunami” of #evictions is about to sweep across the US when the 120-day #moratorium ends today, threatening millions of Americans with #homelessness or worse – a new set of #landlords called #Facebook, #Google and #Apple.
by Raul Diego @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/tech-giants-po…
Powerful #tech players like #IBM, #Microsoft and #Facebook are teaming up with hospital networks with links to the #Vatican and tech lobbying groups to shape the conversation about the future role of tech in the public sphere.
by Raul Diego @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/big-tech-giant…
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💡🦾🖥️ Hey it's a NE tech thread! 💡🦾🖥️

People have asked which North East digital tech companies I mentioned on today's Digi Drive launch - firms across the region which have been innovating as a response to the pandemic. There are no doubt countless examples but here's a few:
Teesside 3D Visualisation, interactive digital media and digital consultation pioneers @Animmersion caught my eye in April when the team launched virtual, interactive events tech. businesscloud.co.uk/news/north-eas…
Next up was leading no-code, drag & drop enterprise app builder @nutshellapps which is helping @networkrail go paperless! thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/18696194.…
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I really appreciate the support. I hope it helps other blk founders to know that they can raise money
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Fascinating experiment! We need more diversity in tech. Here's what the experiment shows ... THREAD.
Not all photos are uploaded to Twitter using the correct specs to optimize display on Twitter. For example ...
Twitter apparently taught its algorithm to find the most interesting / relevant parts of of photos, then display a cropped version of those pics such that the most relevant part shows up as a thumbnail.
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An experimental new vaccine developed jointly with the US #government claims to be able to change human #DNA and could be deployed as early as next year through a #DARPA-funded, injectable biochip.
by Raul Diego @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/darpa-covid-19… #COVID19 #coronavirus #tech
#DARPA announces a new type of cryptography to protect the Big #Tech firm profits from the dawn of quantum computers and allow backdoor access into 3 trillion internet-connected devices.
by @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/darpa-launches… #technology
A penny aside a 3D printed hydrogel model of a lung-mimicking air sac in Rice University’s Houston BRC lab. Photo by Melissa Phillip
#MedicalTechnology #technology #healthcare Image
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As #tech sold off in the last 2 weeks, there were still places that were resilient during this time period. Whether tech gets through the consolidation phase or breaks lower, time will tell.

Meanwhile few ideas on longs and shorts going forward. 1/
On the long side, equity exposure in #transports, #materials and int'l mkts like #Germany and #Korea worked well. Exposure in these areas continues to stay bullish.

Vols are showing upticks as well, so should stay careful.
$IYT $XLB $EWG $EWY

2a/
Commodities in bullish trend while #Gold and #Silver are consolidating for the time being: #Palladium, #Copper, #Coffee, #SoyBeans

$CPER, $PALL, $JO, $SOYB

2b/
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If you haven’t already got up to speed yet, please read Part 1 Super Thread here.

3.

Part 1.5 is here, which looks at International Travel and the new #CommonPass platform.

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What’s happening to #Tech stocks and the markets in September 2020 and what is #FED really worried about - is the #Equities or #Bonds ?

Markets never work in a straight line up or straight line down , every market has to go through a period of correction/consolidation to resume
its journey

NASDAQ was a overbought market in June to August 2020 , but we are not in any serious trouble to disturb the long term bullish trend and why ?

Because Credit Market hasn’t broken down yet , while the media and investors are focused in the Equity markets ,
it’s the BOND MARKET WHICH FED IS MORE WORRIED about

The QE program was more about buying

1) US Sovereign bonds, called Treasuries

2) US Municipal Bonds

3) US Corporate Bonds
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Happy Friday folks!!

Here is a bright, shiny new trade deal for you as a gift wrapped #Brexit present from our friends in #Japan 🎎🇯🇵🏮🏯

Remainers said we couldn't get a better deal than the #EU

Here's why they were wrong...(again)

[THREAD]

gov.uk/government/new…
[1] Digital is the future and this is streets ahead of the EU deal in that respect. There is an increased level of data recognition & a ban on data localisation, which will prevent UK businesses from having the extra cost of setting up servers in Japan. Huge for our #Tech sector.
[2] Financial services are our biggest export to Japan, accounting for 28% of all UK exports. This deal provides increased access for our invaluable Financial Services industry and much deeper regulatory co-operation - something the #EU wouldn't allow.
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Southeast Asia’s internet economy has more than tripled over the last four years, reaching a value of £75.5 billion in 2019 and expected to grow to £226.7 billion by 2025...
ASEAN – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – is an economic bloc predicted to surpass the EU and become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2030...
Register for this webinar and learn more about the opportunities in Southeast Asia’s #tech landscape 👇👉 bit.ly/3h3NbAg

🗓️Thursday, 10 September
⏰10:00 – 11:00 BST
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Ramai juga yang bertanya, Bagaimana pengalaman saya fundraise ketika saya mula libatkan diri dalam tech? Ini cerita saya #tech #startup 🇲🇾
1) Saya pernah raise daripada private individual dan juga firma VC atau PE juga bank. Dan setiap jenis pelabur berbeza untuk peringkat perniagaan yang berbeza.
2) Kalau meraih daripada private individual atau dia panggil retail investor sesuai pada peringkat awal kita berniaga, Samaada melalui platform ECF seperti Pitchin atau penjualan saham terus kepada pelabur-pelabur ini.
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Catch our Director Dr @laveeshbhandari interact with young, budding economists and share about our initiatives on creating a sustainable and inclusive world! @UNCTAD @yahindiadelhi @aashima_arora_ @NikkhilKalia
Register: tinyurl.com/y5q9qrh2 ImageImageImage
"#Economic #Growth is leading to a fall in #employment for women due to a structural shift in the #economy. Due to technological advancement - demand for agri labourers, most of whom are women working on small family farms is reduced." -@laveeshbhandari (1/11)
@Ajayvirjakhar
"I am not saying it is right. Fall in demand is for all landless labourers, who are generally unskilled and not just women." - @laveeshbhandari (2/11) Read more: tinyurl.com/yxak6ds3 @narendramodi @thegwpfcom @JoeAgneya @alindaMjan @anshuman1tiwari @capt_amarinder @smritiirani
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US Cyber Command and the #Pentagon are availing themselves of the #Russian #election meddling narratives, focusing on the “threat” posed by #SocialMedia #memes and #hashtags to the American electoral process.
by @hijodelcuervo
bit.ly/3gweqmR #Wednesday #surveillance
“The fact that we are handing over the keys of American #democracy to the military-industrial complex — it’s like giving the keys to the henhouse to a fox and saying, ‘here come in and take whatever you want.’ It’s obviously dangerous.”
by @_whitneywebb
mintpressnews.com/microsoft-elec…
"The U.S. Military-Industrial complex is sprinting on a chariot to shore up the encryption space before the next era of computation upends the entire digital edifice built on semiconductors and transistors."
by Raul Diego @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/darpa-launches… #Tech #surveillance
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WEF's Klaus Schwab: "In all likelihood, unless the #pandemic evolves in an unforeseen way, the consequences of COVID-19 in terms of health & mortality will be mild..."

New week-end thread w/ @spencerlatu

#Covid19 as catalyst for #WEF #greatreset
#NewNormalFeudalism
Written by Klaus Schwab & Thierry Malleret, Geneva, July 2020.

"Until 2011, Mr. Malleret was a senior partner at the Geneva-based IJ (Informed Judgment) Partners, an investment boutique for ultra-high-net-worth individuals."

#WEF #GlobalRiskNetwork

theglobalist.com/contributors/t…
"Malleret is the co-founder & principal author of the Monthly Barometer, an analytical and predictive newsletter on macro issues for high-level decisionmakers." - "Relevant to all; read by the influential"

monthlybarometer.com
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#technews
"But, in the US the lines between the private and public sectors have all but disappeared & the level of integration between the federal government, the largest American corporations..."
by @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/darpa-launches… #tech #technology #Microsoft #Cisco #IBM
"...with #AI being just the latest excuse to assert its power over aligned nations and launch threats of economic warfare and tease #military action against non-aligned countries."
by @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/federal-govern… #China #technews #technology #Tech
"The coalition of companies that form part of the “broad coalition” include tech giants like #Facebook and #Microsoft, transnational behemoths like #Philips, as well as U.S. #pharmaceutical retail chain #CVS #Health."
mintpressnews.com/big-tech-giant… #technews #covid19
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Going to have to add my comments on a "replay" of @DisrupTVShow. Paul Sheard, renowned economist w/ @Kennedy_School sharing some many stats I can't capture quickly enough. Follow-up at a later time. 👏👏Mr. Sheard - What a genius!!

@rwang0 @ValaAfshar #DisrupTV
So this definitely required a '"rewatch" to fully comprehend the breadth and depth of Paul Sheard's @Kennedy_School comments.

Here is how to see this and other episodes of @DisrupTVShow on @Vimeo (click on either embedded screenshot).

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2/n...

Mr. Sheard begins the dialogue speaking to the "disconnect btw the Real Economy & the Financial Markets (IT sector) Economy".

Unemplment Stats:

Covid- Feb-3.5%->April-14.7%=11.2%⬆️ in 2 mos.
Great Recession- Aug 2008-6.1%->14 mos. later-10.0%=3.9%⬆️

Staggering!

cont.
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THREAD OF KEY AMENDMENTS ON COMPANIES AND ALLIED MATTERS ACT (CAMA 2020) by @timithelaw

Today, @MBuhari signed the Companies and Allied Matters Act - CAMA - into law passed by @nassnigeria

KEY AMENDMENTS:
1. One person can now become a shareholder of a company - S.18(2).

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2. The introduction of Statement of Compliance (SOC) signed by an Applicant (or agent), without the need for a Lawyer or Notary Public to attest to Declaration of Compliance (DOC). SOC is a requirements of law that shows that registration have been complied with - S.40 (1)

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3. Replacement of Authorized Share Capital with Minimum Share Capital - implies that promoter(s) of a business are not required to pay for shares that are not needed at the specific time of incorporation. S. 27 CAMA

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cc @Nigerialawyers @NigBarAssoc @nbasbl_ict @lawpavilion
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