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Walk Like A Post-Human: Katheryn Wright

Posthuman theories ask us to rethink our relationships with nonhumans, technology, and the environment. Katheryn Wright has taken up walking as a non-representational research strategy and creative practice in order to recognize the more-than-human connections between bodies, place, design,...Watch now »

010 Monday, December 16, 2019
Your Water Heater will Save the World: Paul Hines

Wind and solar are now the fastest growing sources of electric energy worldwide. This is great for the climate, but a challenge for the grid since wind and solar come and go with the wind and the sun. Keeping the grid reliable when the weather is changing rapidly is becoming an increasingly...Watch now »

009 Monday, December 9, 2019
Unfiltered: Alan Newman

Serial entrepreneur Alan Newman co-founded several Vermont-based companies with international recognition, including Magic Hat Brewing Company, Seventh Generation, and Gardener's Supply Company. Join us for an evening of unfiltered advice and musings from an indomitable visionary and...Watch now »

008 Monday, June 10, 2019
Lexical Churn: Trump is more popular than God (on Twitter): Peter Dodds

In this talk we will discuss the speed of stories and why that matters as we enter a new age of story density. This work aims to measure and draw inferences from the masses of qualitative data that we share online on a daily basis. We will discuss an array of influencers from Korean boy bands to...Watch now »

007 Monday, April 29, 2019
Emergence: What I Know Now In Art, Technology, and Education: Ann DeMarle

As a teenager Ann hated her typing class. Little did she know that her prophetic pursuit of her MFA in painting and computer graphics would prepare her for a life of typing and swiping (and much more). Ann will look at the dual nature of computing, the challenges it poses to education, and what’...Watch now »

006 Monday, April 15, 2019
More Data More Problems: Randall Harp & Julia Vallera

Julia Vallera is a data privacy advocate and former Outreach Manager for Mozilla. Randall Harp is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at UVM whose research focuses on the philosophy of collective action and decision theory.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont...Watch now »

005 Monday, December 10, 2018
Making Art and Making Money: Navigating the Trainwreck Between Art and Commerce

Guest Paul Budnitz lecture:

"Making Art and Making Money: Navigating the Train Wreck Between Creativity and Commerce"

Paul Budnitz is an entrepreneur and the founder of Kid Robot; ELLO; Budnitz Bikes.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access...Watch now »

004 Monday, November 19, 2018
The Mineralogy of Pipe Organs: Science, Sound Art, and Aging Instruments - Jenny Bower

After two thousand years as the Western “king of instruments”, the popularity of pipe organs is waning. With connections to early environmental health risks, the ivory trade, colonialism, and industrialization, the organ represents the quintessential machine of the Anthropocene. In this lecture...Watch now »

002 Monday, May 28, 2018
The Spread of Viruses and Ideas in the Age of Echo Chambers: Laurent Hébert-Dufresne

With the advent of the new science of networks, we now know how unequal and segregated our social networks are. This lecture will introduce this new science as well as two concrete examples. In the physical world, understanding social networks change how we fight diseases. In the virtual world,...Watch now »

001 Monday, May 28, 2018
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