These are all subjects you’re likely to have an opinion on, and that opinion will differ greatly from person to person.You’ll think you’re correct in your assumptions, but other people will think they’re correct, even though you have very different views on the subject at hand. This has its upsides and downsides, allowing a free repository of knowledge to exist for all, but one which has as many critics as fans.Wikipedia is written by a team of unpaid editors, as well as other individuals who contribute as and when they can.This year I’ve been to the weddings of two couples that met online and seen another two Tinder couples move in together.The taboo around meeting partners online is disappearing faster than Travis Kalanick’s reputation, but using the internet to make new friends could still do with a rebrand.What’s worse is that not only are we more likely to be lonely, research from Brigham Young University in Utah shows that not having friends has the same impact on our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day or being an alcoholic.
“We are doing everything possible to get to the bottom of the case,” said Prem Nath, a New Delhi deputy commissioner of police. Pachauri’s filed a complaint with police saying he had harassed her with unwanted physical contact, including hugging and kissing, and with sexually suggestive text messages, poems and Whats App messages. Tejpal said Indian women are becoming savvier about pursuing harassment claims.
As any adult knows, gone are the days when you just fall into new friendships thanks to school or uni.
Combined with the rise of digital this means it’s harder than ever to make and keep friends IRL*.
Women are realizing that “there’s no reason I have to take this,” she says.
But at the same time, she says, they are realizing, “You better have evidence to back it up.” As an example, she cited the recent case in New Delhi of a woman who snapped a license-plate photo after allegedly being raped by the driver of a car hired via the Uber Technologies smartphone app.