Recommendation 1 from ‘The Guardian’

Article Name:When States monitored their citizens we used to call them authoritarian. Now we think this is what keeps us safe

By: Suzanne Moore

The internet is being snooped on and CCTV is everywhere. How did we come to accept that this is just the way things are?

Summary:

The article talks about Edward Snowden and many others like him, their revelations and its after-effects.

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Profane: not devoted to holy
Panopticon: a building so designed that the interiors are visible from a single point
Rendition: translation

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Hindu’

Article Name: Mouse inventor who foresaw the modern internet

By: AP

One of the biggest advances was the mouse, which he developed in the 1960s and patented in the 1970s.

Summary:

The article talks about how the first computer mouse was made by tech visionary Doug Engelbart and how he had already envisioned a day when computers would be far more intuitive to use.

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Dazzle: to impress deeply
Envision: to mentally picture a future event
Wane: to decrease in strength or intensity

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:Negotiating treacherous financial markets requires more semantics than economics

By: Satyajit Das

Bernanke also has to manage constituencies within the Fed and foreign nations concerned about the impact of US policies on their economies.

Summary:

The article talks about the impact of US policies on the economies of other countries and ways to deal with it.

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Lexicon: The vocabulary of a particular language.
Maestro: an eminent composer of music.
Ambiguity: uncertainty of intention.

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