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How do we future-proof humanity?

This blog represents my perspective on the intersection of technology and humanity. It will examine the benefits and pitfalls of emerging technologies from a strictly logical/scientific perspective. 57 more words


Adjunct Faculty Conditions

Based on numerous conversations with faculty and the valuable feedback received in the Faculty Climate Appraisal Survey, Stark AAUP and faculty members recently sent the following letter to the SSC President, Provost, Human Resources, and Faculty Association to request official efforts to improve adjunct faculty conditions at our college. 908 more words


FCC to Open Valuable Airwaves for Tech, Telecom Companies

U.S. regulators on Friday voted to open a swath of government-controlled airwaves for commercial use by tech and telecom companies such as Verizon and Google as they seek to meet growing data demands from new wireless devices. 358 more words


Elsewhere in the Palliverse - Weekend Reads

Another beautiful day in Apollo Bay

Conversations that Count Day took place across New Zealand this week (on April 16th). Read a selection of the various conversations and discussions generated around this event… 180 more words


Pro-lifers' new litmus test for GOP - By JAMES HOHMANN 4/17/15 3:34 PM EDT

Presidential candidates must make 20-week abortion ban a centerpiece of their campaigns.

For decades, Republican presidential contenders would commit to support a constitutional amendment banning abortion — a seemingly definitive statement on the issue that nonetheless had almost no chance of making it through the cumbersome process to change the Constitution. 357 more words