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A comparative book review of ‘A Spy in the Archives’ and ‘My Life as a Spy’.

What would you do if you see descriptions of yourself as a spy in spy archives?


Big data has radically transformed the relationship of Americans with the government and big technology corporations. The collection and use of data is only meaningful and purposeful when it is intended to benefit most Americans, having taken into account of all the possible downstream repercussions on end users. …



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  • Interdisciplinary
  • Taking action and initiative
  • Self expression: writing/ presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Critical / logical / independent thinking
  • Scientific thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Understanding money
  • Leadership
  • Diligence: study hard, study deep
  • Avid reader
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