19 avril 2019

Making the Anthropocene

HomeScott McLemee reviews some of the many books coming out this spring and summer with the term in the title or clearly hinted at as the focus. More...

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Know Your Title IX

HomeVoicing different views, no matter how respectful or reasoned, about sexual assault and other contentious issues has become increasingly difficult on campuses these days, argues James Moore. More...

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Admissions, Athletics and the Academic Index

HomeTo understand how the recent scam departed from conventional procedures for monitoring the role of athletics in admissions, it's worth examining the Ivy League conference, writes John R. Thelin. More...

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Of Youth and Bad Behavior

HomeActions by our students and other young people may anger us, but we should go slowly before rushing to judgment, counsels Rob Weir. More...

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AI for Empathy?

HomeThe most profound use for artificial intelligence on campus may stem from its ability to listen to students at scale, write Drew Magliozzi and Joel Lee. More...

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A Future for the Humanities

HomeDavid Steiner and Mark Bauerlein describe how such studies can best succeed and even flourish in the midst of our technocratic age. More...

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Amazon’s big internet plan: 3,236 satellites to beam faster, cheaper web to millions

Techno-News BlogAmazon has plans to establish a constellation of 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit to patch up areas with poor or no internet connectivity. The documents were filed by Kuiper Systems LLC. First spotted by Geekwire, the documents reveal Amazon plans to put 3,236 satellites at three different altitudes. More...

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Parcoursup : les vœux 2019 d'orientation vers l'enseignement supérieur

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frLa seconde étape de la procédure Parcoursup 2019 s'est achevée mercredi 3 avril à 23h59 : les candidats ont confirmé leurs vœux pour accéder aux formations du premier cycle de l'enseignement supérieur. Depuis le 5 avril, les formations ont ainsi pu engager l'examen des vœux, préalable à la phase d'admission qui débutera le 15 mai 2019. Plus...

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ASU opts for smaller classes, online tools and phasing out traditional classrooms

Techno-News BlogArizona State University is currently phasing out the traditional classroom setting, at least for its math and science courses. More...

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Everyone learns their own way. So what’s best for you and your team?

Techno-News BlogWe’re told there has never been a time in all of human history when things have changed at such a rapid pace. And this is especially true for agriculture. More...

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