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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Using Computing's Past to Understand Current Tech Crises

Mar Hicks, PhD, associate professor of History of Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Covid-19 and Why it Sucks.

My wife and I were in Marseilles in France on February 25th when our son called and told us we were only a few hundred miles from a Covid-19 outbreak in Italy. What happens next, we do not know with any high degree of certainty. This disease has shown us that we cannot predict what will happen. 
Friday, November 13, 2020

Idea Factory: "Classical Physics and Somatic Meditation"

Join guest speaker Zosia Krusberg, director of Graduate Studies and senior lecturer at the University of Chicago. Zosia will present "Classical Physics and Somatic Meditation." The Zoom event will be held on Tuesday, December 1, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Humanity + Technology: "Finding Nature in the Games We Play"

What if starting up a game could offer us as meaningful a natural experience as going outdoors? Games, especially digital ones, are frequently dismissed as frivolous, arcane, or violent, and people tend to picture those who play them as antisocial boys sitting hunched indoors. This lecture contends that games today offer unique and playfully persuasive opportunities not only to engage directly with environmental issues, but also to foster moments of empathy, loss, care, experimentation, and optimism – ways of seeing and dealing with our troubled world anew.
Monday, September 14, 2020

LTU to host Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters virtual conference Sept. 26

Lawrence Technological University will host the annual conference of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters online on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Friday, September 11, 2020

Human-Centered Environmental Controls: Humanity+Technology/CoAD lecture: September 17, 6 p.m.

Dr. Choi’s research focuses on developing an integrated human-centered framework for intelligent environmental control in a building. 


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