The Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research (DAIR) Lab has open undergraduate and Ph.D. research positions for Fall 2020 and after. Students, with a strong background in mathematics and programming skills, […]
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The New York Times has a featured article this morning examining how Joe Biden reduced a large list of potential running mates to four finalists before settling on Kamala Harris. This […]
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The Total Library: Aspirations for Complete Knowledge in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
The 27th Biennial Conference of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program of Barnard Colle […]
RRC’s William M. Evans and his organization, Neighborhood Benches, were highlighted in this write-up from the Chronicle of Philanthropy about where how to effectively redirect funds that are pulled from police.
Members of RRC are supportive of efforts to increase community care (versus – for instance – community policing). If you need support running community care restorative processes in your neighborhood, feel free […]
The child of distinguished anthropologists, Ursula K. Le Guin grew up in an environment that nurtured her intellectual curiosity. Her family lived in California and their summers were spent in Napa Valley […]
Mary Shelley was born in 1797 into a family of writers. Her mother was a leading British feminist and her father was a radical philosopher. Mary’s life was accompanied by tragic events. Her mother died soon […]
Mary Shelley is very best known for her science fiction novel of Frankenstein which was written in the early 1800s. However, her personal life and the issues she faced in society at the time are not widespread […]
In this episode dedicated to Climate Week, host Kevin Moore talks to artists David Benjamin Sherry and Fred Tomaselli. David Benjamin Sherry mourns the loss of species on the planet and describes his approach to sensing the deep wisdom embedded in nature as a mild form of comfort.
Fred Tomaselli discusses the creation of tranquil and mystical spaces in his art as a protection against the onslaught of chaotic world events and toxic news.