Corruption is in the fabric of societies

Many think that corruption is a result of wealth or the lack of it. Some assume that tighter regulations might stop corruption. Hence, socio-economic metrics have been used to explain the level of corruption in different places with different regulatory regimes. In our recent work, we show that corruption is in the fabric of theContinue reading “Corruption is in the fabric of societies”

Breaking news in a connected world

TheĀ bitternessĀ of the tragedy is the same, what has changed is the way that information spreads. I heard about the Boston Marathon Bombing, first when I was preparing to go to bed, and as a recently emerged habit, I was doing my bed-time-Facebook “friend feed” check. The news-line was so shocking that I kept “browsing” forContinue reading “Breaking news in a connected world”