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Who Cares?

10 days ago

Given increasing life expectancy and shifting social networks, proper care for the elderly is becoming ever more difficult to arrange. A network of Europe’s leading demographic research centers, Population Europe, has produced a policy brief addressing the need to secure such care, supporting both those in care and their caregivers.

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“Onlife” – Where Real and Virtual Lives Meld

one month ago

Oxford professor of philosophy and ethics of information Luciano Floridi describes the new, hybrid existence where the barriers between online and offline have blurred to such a degree that there is no longer any difference: “Onlife,” he calls it.

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Artificial Empathy: Towards Man and Robot Co-evolution

one month ago

The field of social robotics introduces robots able to interact socially with humans. Studying the resulting human-robot dynamics can provide humans with a new angle of self-observation.

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Cross-Country Comparison of Leave Policies Reveals Important Differences

2 months ago

The latest review of global leave policies and related research is now available from the International Network on Leave Policies and Research. Two STI experts, Allison Koslowski and Alexandra Macht, were among the authors of this 15th edition of the report. It is excerpted below.

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New STI Board Meets to Set Future Strategy

4 months ago

After having signed an agreement with IESE, STI welcomes to its Board of Directors 3 new board members from IESE and another from the University of Navarra.  The new board met on July 3 to set a strategy that will open the door for closer cooperation between the two institutions.

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Faith as a Force for Good in Family Life the World Over

6 months ago

The World Family Map 2019 was presented last week at the Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families. The Executive Summary “The Ties that Bind: Is Faith a Global Force for Good or Ill in the Family?” follows:

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