Our desire to communicate and interact on social media, documenting our lives, sharing our passions, our plans, our videos, took off long before ever considered how this vast and ever-growing mass of information might shape our world: for better, or worse. As just, post by post, the patterns of our offline lives are reflected and
People say that there’s nothing left to discover in this world, but there are new species to be discovered – lost worlds to be found. We concentrate so much on thinking about going into space, and yet on our doorstep, there are pockets of habitat that hardly anyone has been to. I was working on
Palmyra is an ancient Semitic city – – and an important archaeological site in the desert of Syria. The city grew wealthy from trade caravans. The Palmyrenes became renowned as merchants who established colonies – – along the Silk Road and operated throughout the Roman Empire. This is Rubina Raja, Professor of Classical Archaeology –
The dirt cycle more than any other nation almost nine months kilometers per person But that also means we have three of the 15,000 bike related injured now We mentioned we will make biking safer smarter and easier by applying self-driving technology to bike Retire self-driving bike to figure out where it is what’s around
[MUSIC] I recently read a news article that said as soon as next year, Facebook will have an algorithm that can predict when I’ll die. That really freaked me out. I’m not ready to know that information. And how accurate could Facebook even be? I’m here today at the Lawn on D, a place that
Hello. Thank you for joining me today. My name is Cynthia Sargent, and I’m the biology curriculum developer and teacher trainer here at PASCO. The lab that I’ll be showing you today is titled “Energy Content of Food.” It was one of my favorite labs to do with students when I was teaching. It helped
I am going to address the Google controversy — and I know what you’re thinking. “Just what the internet needs — another hot take on the Google memo.” Well, I have to admit, when the story first broke, I started to write an incendiary piece about how Silicon Valley is becoming a safe-space, Oberlin-esque, trigger
I’m Shannon Odell, @shodell, and I’m a neuroscience Ph.D. Candidate, and this is your brain on social media. (rock music) As of the end of 2017, Facebook has 2.2 billion users. Users report that they’re on Facebook for two reasons. To connect with people and to manage and control the impression they make on others.