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Video Friday: Robotically Tuned Wine Glasses

“Quartet” by Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska from Ethan Zuckerman on Vimeo. “Quartet” by Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska at the Ars Electronica Center. This award-winning piece includes a set of robotically controlled tuned wine glasses and a 42-key “ballistic marimba”. To play? Enter a theme at quartet.cc and let the computers and robots in …Read More

Margaret is Climbing Trees ALL Weekend!

Margaret Lowman, the “grandmother of canopy research,” is co-chairing the 5th International Canopy Conference in Bangalore India for October 25 – 31 . An entire weekend dedicated to climbing trees! Well, Lowman and her colleagues will also be highlighing the relevance of canopy research with respect to important global challenges, especially climate change, sustainability and …Read More

Video Monday:ICYIZERE:hope

We know, we know. It’s Monday, not Video Friday. But this trailer is too good not to share! Award winning documentary filmmaker Patrick Mureithi, a Kenyan native, traveled to Rwanda to film a gathering of 10 survivors and 10 perpetrators of the 1994 genocide. ICYIZERE:hope is a documentary about the experiences of the participants, as …Read More

Video Friday: "In Conflict"

Yvonne Latty is the author of “In Conflict: Iraq War Veterans Speak Out on Duty, Loss and the Fight to Stay Alive,” which was released in 2006. “In Conflict” was turned into a theater piece that premiered at Temple University in 2008, received rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was awarded The Fringe …Read More

Jodi: Scuba Diving

Jodi Solomon, our fearless leader, scuba diving in Bermuda. To learn more about Jodi and why she founded her progressive speakers bureau, click here.

On Location: Arn Chorn Pond

Our friend Arn Chorn Pond recently visited the University of Michigan (and this extremely old carillon) to give a profoundly moving speech about the Cambodian genocide and his path to becoming a human rights leader. Click here to learn more about Arn Chorn Pond’s inspirational story. [ Photo by Ken Fischer, President of Michigan’s University …Read More

Ban pythons: Snakes pose a real threat

Check out the Miami Herald piece below about creating a plan for invasive pythons in SW Florida. Margaret Lowman, speaker and the “grandmother of canopy research” is responsible for creating this plan. “As a Senate hearing so aptly pointed out last week, the United States needs to take control of the exotic species that have …Read More

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