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History Summarized: The Roman Republic

History Summarized: The Roman Republic

I used to think that the old adage of “Rome wasn’t built in a day” was painfully obvious and also distinctly uninsightful. Because honestly at face value it kind of is. That phrase is winking at you so hard, It’s practically wearing an eyepatch. but if instead of just Rome the city, we think about …

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

We’re building a dystopia just to make people click on ads | Zeynep Tufekci

So when people voice fears of artificial intelligence, very often, they invoke images of humanoid robots run amok. You know? Terminator? You know, that might be something to consider, but that’s a distant threat. Or, we fret about digital surveillance with metaphors from the past. “1984,” George Orwell’s “1984,” it’s hitting the bestseller lists again. …

What Is the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government? | History

– There are three branches of government in the US, legislative, executive, and judicial. [MUSIC PLAYING] The legislative branch is comprised of the United States Congress, the bicameral legislature responsible for writing and passing all federal laws, among various other functions. [MUSIC PLAYING] Back when the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, debate stirred over the …