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Edge Computing

Companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have proven to us that we can trust them with our personal data. Now, they say, it’s time to reward that trust by giving them complete control over our computers, toasters, and cars. Allow me to introduce you to “edge” computing. Edge is a...

Blue to Blue – Msf Sadib

Relapsing to writing, on my familiar old hard brownish notebook means coming back for the same daft circle of existence that I’ve always thrived for. I know yet again that I’m trying to hide myself from my dreaded draped entity. For now, the country is turning for the worst. Again...

The World’s Most Orderly Nation?

On the high-speed train gliding smoothly from Berlin to Düsseldorf, a young man started chatting to me. He eventually asked, “What are some of the cultural differences you’ve noticed between Germans and Americans?” As if on cue, a middle-aged woman hovered over us and gave a harsh, “Shh!” with her...

The Surfaces That Kill Viruses

Ten million deaths per year. It’s an unfathomable figure, but one that Gerald Larrouy-Maumus mentions often. It is the potential toll facing the world as disease-causing microbes develop resistance to our best defence against them – antibiotics. Currently, 700,000 people die each year of drug-resistant diseases. Over the past decade...

The hunt for the Fish Pirates

In the haze of an overcast April afternoon, the rust-stained hull of the Andrey Dolgov slapped its way through the ocean swell, oily water gushing from the ship’s waterlogged bilge as it made a desperate attempt to flee. Pursued by a sleek, heavily armed naval patrol boat, the ungainly fishing...

Art Collection The Ottoman Room

Islamic art has always integrated various forms of crafts. For example, the furniture inside mosques, tekkes, palaces, and houses was made in metal, porcelain, wood, and decorated by carpet weaving, calligraphy, etc. The main focus in mosques was to decorate mihrabs, mimbers, mahvils, and walls, in connection to carpets or...

As many countries ease lockdown restrictions, residents are returning to old spaces that now feel unfamiliar. The places themselves did not change – but from wearing masks to avoiding crowds, the way we are allowed to navigate them is going to be radically different. Many of these changes may remain...

A Creeping Problem -Kazi Eshita

People, whose native language is something other than English, might face certain barriers while carrying a label of an international student in the USA. One such barrier can be Cultural Shock. Prior knowledge about these barriers combined with adequate preparation, aid international students and others, adapt in a better way,...

Lead Poem

Lead Poem

Robert Frost The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as...

Lead Poem

Lead Poem

Muhammad Iqbal The Interrogation Of The Dead The bright sun is hidden, the night shows its face The night’s hair is spread on shoulders of the earth This black dress is preparation for some one’s mourning Perhaps the Nature’s assemblage for the sun is mourning The sky is casting a...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Taking Good Care Of The Elderly Makes Life Blessed No young person honors an elder due to his age, except that Allah appoints for him, one who will honor him at that age. (Tirmidhi, Birr, Hadith no: 75) Dear brothers and sisters, Life is much like the seasons in a...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

A SACRED JOURNEY : HAJJ “Surely the first House of worship established for humanity is the one in Makkah – a blessed sanctuary and a guide for all people. (Surah No.3/ al-Imran, Verse No. 96) Dear brothers and sisters, Hajj is one of the five pillars on which Islam is...

Editorial

Dear readers Hope you are keeping well and none of our thousands of readers and Youth Wave family members contracted coronavirus or Covid-19. No one is insured against this disease and nothing will be the same as it was before the pandemic that started in Chinese city Wuhan on 31st...

Tech tools to make research more open and inclusive

Laboratory heads are deploying apps and software in innovative ways to build broad and diverse research groups. Doris Taylor knows the sting of being set apart as different. As a young, lesbian woman starting her career in regenerative-medicine research in the late 1980s, she was often excluded from faculty functions...

Go Easy on Yourself

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha “People throw away what they could have by insisting on perfection, which they cannot have, and looking for it where they will never find it.” – Edith Schaeffer One common way to get...

When the body attacks itself

As Covid-19 cases fill the world’s hospitals, among the sickest and most likely to die are those whose bodies react in a signature, catastrophic way. Immune cells flood into the lungs and attack them, when they should be protecting them. Blood vessels leak, and the blood itself clots. Blood pressure...