Live Encounters Magazine February 2021

We are on the threshold of yet another type of disinformation, more dangerous and difficult to deal with than the types that preceded it. In authenticating the veracity of a datum, photographs were once proof until ‘Photoshop’ appeared on the scene. Then videography replaced the photograph. Videoclips, Webcams and CCTV cameras are currently indubitably being accepted as recordings of reality itself. Now, however, even this sliver of credibility is about to be taken away from us. We have to get ready for the coming of ‘deep fakes’ or what Aviv Ovadya calls the Information Apocalypse and Nina Schick calls Infocalypse
– Dr Peter Gonsalves, 
Disinformation in Social Media in the context of COVID-19

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Lopamudra Talukdar – Special Photo Feature of Changpa
The Pashmina People of Ladakh

Suzanne Asha Stone – We Can Coexist with Wildlife
Dr Howard Richards – A Non-racial Society
(A Society Without Racism)
Must Necessarily be an Unbounded Society.

Dr Peter Gonsalves – Disinformation in Social Media
in the context of COVID-19

Dr Bibhu Prasad Routray
Future of the military’s ‘dual function’ in Myanmar

Dr Shanthie Mariet D’Souza – Book review
The Ultimate Goal: A Former R&AW Chief Deconstructs
How Nations Construct Narratives by Vikram Sood
( Harper Collins: 2020)

Mark Ulyseas – Has Mother Nature resorted to Plan B?

LE Mag Feb 2021

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