The growing trend of human microchipping

Means of control or convenience?

August 31, 2020
The growing trend of human microchipping
People around the world are divided whether human microchipping is another way of surveillance and exploitation or a means to own your digital identity, and Armenians are no exception. The topic stirs a lot of discussion in the country as people have questions about it, and according to Jowan Österlund, a pioneer in the field of biochip implants, such conversations are common pretty much everywhere.

The situation is scarier than one can imagine

Family in Beirut hoping to move to Armenia

August 5, 2020
The situation is scarier than one can imagine
An Armenian family – one of many – affected by the string of tragedies that has struck Lebanon in the past year is planning to leave the country to start a new life in Armenia. In the past several months, Lebanon has been trapped in the midst of the worst economic crisis in its history, and the two enormous explosions that devastated the port area of Beirut were the last straw.

6 simple facts about Armenia–Karabakh–Azerbaijan triangle

Everything you need to know

July 15, 2020
6 simple facts about Armenia–Karabakh–Azerbaijan triangle
The recent escalation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan may give rise to a plethora of questions, from the origin of the conflict to the periodic resumption of hostilities and a whole set of developments stemming from pretty much each other. While the Nagorno Karabakh conflict goes back many decades, folks in the West are not much aware of anything.

Compassion is key, no matter what

An Italian photojournalist’s journey through the pandemic

April 21, 2020
Compassion is key, no matter what
Italian photojournalist Sergio Ramazzotti has seen the worst of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, followed the escalation of the Libyan Civil War, and has been covering the war in Afghanistan in the past 13 years. The rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, though, is particularly close to home: Italy, his native country, is among the epicenters of the pandemic today.

Quarantine in metropoles

Drone footage reveals deserted streets

March 28, 2020
Quarantine in metropoles
More and more cities around the world have opted to quarantine in a bid to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus. And footage from abandoned streets that once bustled with business and passers-by resemble shots from post-apocalyptic movies.

The Armenian girl and her Resignation Syndrome

Telling a story in a single image

March 9, 2020
The Armenian girl and her Resignation Syndrome
The captivating portrait of an Armenian girl with Resignation Syndrome – a disorder in which children overwhelmed by trauma slip into a coma-like state – has been shedding light on the disease after its author, Polish photographer Tomek Kaczor was nominated for the 2020 World Press Photo Of The Year.

How "impressive Diaspora" could help augment Armenia’s IT scene

ICANN SVP

October 16, 2019
How
Armenia had recently come under the spotlight thanks to several major IT events that Yerevan was hosting, and David Conrad, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at ICANN (Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers), says the impressive Armenian Diaspora could help bring in more awareness about and investment into the country.