Kathy Yun
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Interview: You Jung-eun, Creator of Meditation App Mabo

Meditation, originally a thing of the East, has gained popularity in the West in recent decades. But now, organizational psychologist You Jung-eun is bringing it back to the East with her guided meditation app, Mabo. Since getting into meditation 6 years ago, You has worked hard to bring mindfulness to

Haeryun Kang
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Naver Goes 'Water Demon' in Escalating Beef with Google

If you looked up “Naver” on Naver, South Korea’s main web portal, on Friday afternoon, the top news result was a headline about the company receiving an innovation award. If you typed the same terms into Google, you’d get an op-ed from the Kyunghyang newspaper titled, “Naver and

Elaine Ramirez
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AlphaGo and Our Future

First there was shock. Then there was hope. Then there was fear and defeat. Last summer, one of the world’s best go players was defeated by artificial intelligence in a highly publicized series of matches at a five-star hotel in downtown Seoul. It was a humiliating loss of man

Seohoi Stephanie Park
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Expect More Fake News This Election Season

Last week, weekly magazine Sisa Journal reported that a group supportive of former president Park Geun-hye, the People’s Rally Movement for Rejection of President Park Geun-hye’s Impeachment, is funding far-right media outlets frequently accused of spreading fake news. Four conservative newspapers — Future Korea, Nocut Ilbe,