Shows In This Series
|Title||Episode Number||Original Airdate|
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|