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Netflix’s 'Indian Matchmaking' at the Emmys: The problems with nominating this Indian ‘reality’

To witness South Asian representation on a global platform is liberating, but what one is being represented for is of more importance, if not the most.

Activision Blizzard's sexual harassment scandal is not a one-off for the gaming industry

The gaming industry is plagued by accusations of discrimination and harassment. Companies must realize that a commitment to equity and diversity on paper is worthless without real action and change.

Does being away from your smartphone cause you anxiety? The fact that it makes you available 24/7 could be the reason

Some researchers argue that nomophobia, or no mobile phobia, should be treated through psychological and pharmaceutical treatments. But these claims ignore real-life interactions.

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