- Beyond Aesthetics: The Unique Value of Literature as a Tool for Political, Social, Personal, and Communal Changeby Lara Hrastic, Beckett Osher and Zainab SikderThis paper demonstrates the political, social and personal impacts of literature upon society, paying particular attention to the work of Sylvia Plath, Upton Sinclair, and Henrik Ibsen.
- International Law of the Sea and its Capacity to Tackle Modern Environmental and Looting Piracyby Shera Aurora, Krupa Karthikeyan, Fauzia Khan, Florian Soezer, Srisamvruta Sridhar, Daniella Twekise, Eva Wainwright and Alireza ZareThis paper aims to provide an overview of modern piracy and to whether the current international legal framework is capable of sufficiently combating it.
- A Meta-Analysis of the Economic, Social, Legal, and Cultural Impacts of Widespread Adoption of Large Language Models such as ChatGPTby Parth Bhardwaj, Lucas Bookey, Norton Kelly, Jedidiah Ibironke and Ismail Servan SevikThis article explores the emergent impact of Large Language Models on human society, economics, and culture, discussing the potential for positive social impact through education and the streamlining of work practices, but also considering the many checks and balances that these tools will need to ensure they are not misused.
- Blockchain Technology and its Future Implicationsby Owen Delwiche, Yaj Jhajhria, Jaden Li, Radhiyya Radisyatama Harimurti, Mia Smith, Haiyan Xuan and Cary ZhangThis research paper offers a comprehensive overview of blockchain technology, exploring its polymorphism, fundamental mechanisms, advantages, and drawbacks. In addition, it highlights the borderless applications of blockchain in key sectors such as banking, healthcare and logistics.
- Blockchain Technology and its Implicationsby Sam Cox, Andrey Gromyko, Pop Luca, Samuel Monai Perez Chaijitwanitkul, Roksana Rozowicz, Tayseer Shaheen, Maria-Cristina Stelea and Sibo TaoThis research paper examines blockchain's essence, types, technicalities, and pros/cons. It also analyses its impact across sectors and its future trajectory.
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