An Interview with Andy Weir

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The Martian was a hugely successful for And Weir and it was a pleasant surprise for many people who love hard sci- fi. The Martian was not just a good sci-fi it was written with great passion and you could feel that love and curiosity through the story. There was another story behind the Martian too and it was the story of how Andy researched for this book and how he managed to brought such a story to life with such scientific precision. How he used his skills as a coder and the vast knowledge that now accessible on the web to create a futuristic science mission. All of these gave hands to hands to grasp the attention of the audiences. The cinematic adaptation of the novel with all-star casts and a great director such [...] 

Democracy will be born under the light of candles

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The Washington Post recently sports a new slogan: “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” It has been reported that Bob Woodward, the legendary reporter of Washington post who was part of the investigative reporting team that resulted in the resignation of President Nixon, is in favor of this new slogan too. I think I can understand why the Post chose such an alarming slogan. In recent years the depth of the knowledge of people decreased. People spent more and more time in their field of the work and many different things – from digitization and competitions and also the lack of the trust and rise of social Medias – gave hand to hand to keep people uninformed. The not well-informed voters could give power to the people who [...] 

Photos Vs Lives

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When the role of citizen journalists overrated and lead to catastrophe   In last few days, Tehran, The capital of Iran has witnessed two separate events. Three days ago a quad copter flew over the no-fly zone of Tehran. As a result, the anti-aircraft guns over the central part of Tehran started to shoot against it. Whole event took around five minutes and story ended when the drone flew out of the zone. Today one of the historical buildings on downtown Tehran caught fire. The Plasco building which had been built in 1962 was at the center of one of the most crowded parts of the city. A few minutes later the building collapsed on itself, while the firefighters and first-responders were still inside the building. At this moment [...]