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Women Outnumber Men For The First Time In Berkeley’s Intro To Computer Science Course | TechCrunch

Women Outnumber Men For The First Time In Berkeley’s Intro To Computer Science Course | TechCrunch | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
For the first time in its history, Berkeley saw an introductory computer science course with predominantly female students - 106 women vs. 104 men. This..
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Finally! A step in the right direction! 

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How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in Renewable Energy Investments? | EcoWatch

How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in Renewable Energy Investments? | EcoWatch | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it

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How Close is the World to $1 Trillion in #Renewable #Energy Investments? #sustainability via @EcoWatch

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Roadblocks on the path to redistribution - The Economist (blog)

Roadblocks on the path to redistribution - The Economist (blog) | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
Roadblocks on the path to redistribution
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This isn't so much self-serving social science, but rather economic/political theology, attuned to the discriminating ear of the regular Economist reader.
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Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson: A fascinatingly disturbing thought

Segment of Cosmic Quandaries Dr. DeGrasse Tyson talked about Alien Life in a simple but informative way. And makes many good points and leaves you with somet...
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'Genetic Surgery' May Be Enabled by a New Technology

'Genetic Surgery' May Be Enabled by a New Technology | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
Instead of taking prescription pills to treat their ailments, patients may one day opt for geneti...
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'When you're an innovation nation, tomorrow is yours' - OSU - The Lantern

Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'When you're an innovation nation, tomorrow is yours' - OSU - The Lantern | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: 'When you're an innovation nation, tomorrow is yours'
OSU - The Lantern
Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson begins his lecture, “Latest Discoveries in the Universe” in the Archie M.
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Pope Francis Calls Unfettered Capitalism 'A New Tyranny ...

Pope Francis Calls Unfettered Capitalism 'A New Tyranny ... | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
Pope Francis called for renewal of the Roman Catholic Church and attacked unfettered capitalism as "a new tyranny", urging global leaders to fight poverty ...
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Indian Creek Nature Center aims for rare sustainable building certification ... - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Indian Creek Nature Center aims for rare sustainable building certification ...
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Michelle Obama uses life story to promote education initiative - Washington Post

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Michelle Obama uses life story to promote education initiative
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The new focus marks a more personal approach for the first lady, who previously was less likely to discuss details of her educational background.
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The Transformation of Technology Into Art - Huffington Post

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The Transformation of Technology Into Art
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Watching Nick Veasey's TED Talk, "Exposing the Invisible", I am captured by the intersection between technology and art, something Veasey does quite well.
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My professor stated that art now is a form of expression. Art back then was real art. Where pictures were painted to look realistic not the other way around. This is a new way to look at art.

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Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us?

Can we build an artificial superintelligence that won't kill us? | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it

At some point in our future, an artificial intelligence will emerge that's smarter, faster, and vastly more powerful than us. Once this happens, we'll no longer be in charge. But what will happen to humanity? And how can we prepare for this transition? 


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Public urged to help rough sleepers in winter months with good deed app » Housing » 24dash.com

Public urged to help rough sleepers in winter months with good deed app » Housing » 24dash.com | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
Members of the public are being urged to connect rough sleepers with support services via a new app, as the cold wintry months begin.

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This Neuroscientist Exposes Every Lie You've Been Told About Drugs Since You Were a Kid

This Neuroscientist Exposes Every Lie You've Been Told About Drugs Since You Were a Kid | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
He's got sweet dreds, too.
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U.S. students lag around average on international science, math and reading test

U.S. students lag around average on international science, math and reading test | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
American 15-year-olds below average in math, average in science, slightly better in reading.
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Immigration overreach by states, towns

Immigration overreach by states, towns | Humanity? Where are we headed? | Scoop.it
Last year, when the Supreme Court struck down the noxious Arizona law known as SB 1070, it sent a clear message to states seeking to enact their own immigration laws: Don't do it.
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