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Social Expectations Can Lead Girls Away from STEM

Are We Pushing Girls Away from STEM? One Study Says Yes From Freedomist.com Excerpt: A study recently published in a medical journal suggests ‘gender-interest stereotypes’ contribute to a drop in the number of girls who might be interested in STEM by as much as 50 percent, a startling figure if true. What’s not certain about […]

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Ethereum Creator Dreams of Self-Governance Blockchain Tools

Will Blockchain be the Printing Press of the State-Corporate Church? From Freedomist.com Excerpt: Vitalik Burtin is hoping to combat this new priest in our lives by offering potential uses for blockchain technology that could enable communities at micro-scales to self-govern efficiently.   The most ambitious proposal is to design cities around crypto-technologies.  For now, some of […]

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