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Space Day Reading List 2024

Space Day Reading List 2024

Space has fascinated authors, scientists, storytellers, and children alike. From a brief history of the moon to a collection of diverse stories connected to the stars, our Space Day reading… READ MORE

The Dangers of Cheap Speech

The Dangers of Cheap Speech

Richard L. Hasen—  In a remarkably prescient article in a 1995 Yale Law Journal symposium titled “Emerging Media Technology and the First Amendment,” a UCLA law professor, Eugene Volokh, looked… READ MORE

A Fundamental Right

A Fundamental Right

Charles R. Geisst— Since antiquity, the idea of basic fairness and equity in society has been hotly debated. In many cases, the ideas remained general and very fuzzy, content with… READ MORE

Teaching Writing in an AI World

Teaching Writing in an AI World

Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim and Jennifer Redmann— Our AI world poses renewed challenges for educators. How do we address AI-supported learning conditions that disincentivize “hard” work in favor of a potentially “easy”… READ MORE

How Many Ways Can We Make Something Invisible?

How Many Ways Can We Make Something Invisible?

Gregory J. Gbur— Invisibility—the ability to make something invisible to visible light—has long been assumed by science to be impossible. This changed in 2006, when two groups of researchers published… READ MORE

New Directions Toward a Clean Energy Future

New Directions Toward a Clean Energy Future

Daniel S. Cohan— After reaffirming the Paris Agreement on his first day in office, President Biden in November 2021 issued a national strategy for achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by… READ MORE

Voice Profiling and Freedom

Voice Profiling and Freedom

Joseph Turow— Voice profiling is a gateway drug to a new era of hyper-personalized targeting. Since Apple introduced Siri for the phone in 2010 and Amazon debuted Alexa in 2014—with… READ MORE

Nineteenth-Century Smartphones?

Nineteenth-Century Smartphones?

Laura Forsberg— It is a truism, by this point, that smartphones have revolutionized our lives. In less than fifteen years, we have developed new ways of communicating with friends and… READ MORE

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