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A common misreading of Darwinism is that only the strongest survive. Not quite. Charles Darwin argued that organisms that mutated to adapt to changing environments would, through a process of natural selection, lead to the evolution of new species. It had nothing to do with strength, but adaptability. And while the oil and gas industry has some of the world’s cleverest engineers and scientists, they don’t call it Big Oil because it’s especially good at change. We all know that if the energy sector’s cost structure does not evolve, the entire industry will end up like the prehistoric giants who provided the raw material for fossil fuels in the first place.

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TikTok will survive Donald Trump, US users say

September 27, 2020 | technology | No Comments

“I never thought I would have a voice, but this app has given me one and people have been listening,” said Rebecca Fisher-Tringale, explaining her love for social network TikTok, adding, “I never thought it would be possible.”

The aspiring political scientist said she has no doubt TikTok will survive — despite the Sword of Damocles that President Donald Trump has been dangling above the social network.

Under her screen name @theprogressivepolicy, Fisher-Tringale comments on current events several times a day in short videos lambasting Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic or his immigration policies. 

In early August, the president signed an executive order to force China’s ByteDance group to sell or spin off the platform to an American company in the name of an alleged threat to “national security” by TikTok. 

Trump has claimed, without giving evidence, that Beijing can use the hugely popular app to spy

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