Arabic became the language of Islam when the Quran was revealed in it in the year 610. The Quran`s first audience were Arabs from Mecca and the first Muslims were mostly Arabic-speaking…Turkish itself also became a literary language with time after Arabic and Persian.
Economics as a science dates back to the 1700s, and the market economy as we know it today also came into existence after the Industrial Revolution as well. Of course, there has been economic activity prior to that date and it is possible to explain the nature of it by using the current tools of […]
Historically, the Turkish foreign policy strategy is comprised of two different stages. Before evaluating these stages, there is a need to identify the objective of the newly formed Turkish government in the 1920s. The main objective of the Turkish government was to attain international recognition so as to be accepted as an equal member of […]
Moody’s, which is an International Credit Rating Agency, decreased the Credit Rating of Turkey from B1 level to B2 level. This grade is 5 notches below the investment grade. The Republic of Turkey didn’t fall at this level even during the largest economic crisis of her history in 2001. There are countries such as Uganda, […]
Contents1 Introduction2 1. Surveillance: Facial Recognition, Democracy, and Tech Empires2.1 Facial Recognition and Citizen Surveillance2.2 Democracy2.3 Tech Empires 3 2. Decentralization: Economy and Blockchain3.1 Cryptocurrencies 3.2 Decentralization4 3. Elections: Propaganda and Voting Behavior4.1 How?4.2 Why?4.3 Another Result5 4. Conclusion: How technology has been shaping today’s world?6 5. Future: How technology might shape tomorrow’s world? Introduction It is […]
The world is starting to experience perhaps the worst crisis that it has ever seen: climate change. We seriously need to reconsider the way we organize our economy and production for a sustainable life. However, it seems like our politicians are not willing enough to apply what is necessary due to political and economic concerns. […]
Climate change is increased its speed day by day. States are tried to take steps against climate change but it is obvious that these measures are not enough for saving the world. However, it should be not forgotten that animals are more affected by climate change than people. While living spaces are restricted because of […]
Back in 2012 when Gangnam Style by PSY first made a big splash, it was when the Hallyu – the Korean Wave – hit the Western world. Some may argue over the nature of its viral popularity (bordering on notoriety) in Internet meme culture than pop music. But the undisputed fact remains – it gave […]
Some might think that music and art belong to humanity. However, in reality, every single track that was recorded is protected by copyright laws, which means it is legally impossible for them to be copied or reused. Copyright laws affected every single thing about the way we produce and consume music. The music industry would […]
Turkey, who declared PKK as a terrorist organization, considers PYD as the continuation of PKK in Syria. In other words, they declared PYD as a terrorist organization as well. This situation, however, is not the case for the USA and other Western countries. Since 1970, in each year the US declares their Foreign Terrorist Organizations list, where PKK became part of it in 1989. As for the PYD, the US government didn’t include it on their list and this means that they don’t consider this as a terrorist organization. On the contrary, they are treating them like freedom fighters, proving them military equipment, health aid, and using them as a means for their own goals in Syria.