[00:02]Bullet trains are already expanding the definition of a
[00:06]day trip and could help transform isolated backwaters
[00:10]like the inland city of Xian into booming heartland hubs.
[00:18]In the past year, however, software companies have
[00:21]developed tools that allow companies to "push" information
[00:25]directly out to consumers, transmitting marketing messages
[00:29]directly to targeted customers.
[00:36]Additional social stresses may also occur because of
[00:40]the population explosion or problems arising from mass
[00:45]migration movements-themselves made relatively easy
[00:49]nowadays by modern means of transport.
[00:55]It's not our job to say where data might be useful; it's
[00:59]our job to unleash it and allow businesses and independent
[01:02]developers to build innovative services which they can then
[01:07]deliver to users.
[01:12]Some philosophers argue that rights exist only within
[01:16]a social contract, as part of an exchange of duties and
[01:23]There are lots of talented, experienced people across the
[01:27]board in the Executive Branch, but almost no one has emerged
[01:31]as a figure of national standing to help the President convey his
[01:35]agenda to the public.
[01:41]Then the class creates a diagram showing the
[01:43]connections between and among these people and
[01:46]institutions, each one represented by a photograph, icon
[01:51]or other image, along with key facts, quotations and
[02:00]A relative of Zhong Jianqin, one of the eight Chinese
[02:03]peacekeepers who died in the recent Haiti earthquake,
[02:07]holds his portrait as she waits outside a morgue in
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