The Public Domain Review is dedicated to the exploration of curious and compelling works from the #history of #art, #literature, and #ideas
21 Nov. 2023 - 15:08 UTC
Edison Studios film showing the lights of Luna Park and Dreamland during the peak of the famed New York amusement district.
21 Nov. 2023 - 14:19 UTC
In the 1850s, as photography took its first steps toward commercial reproducibility, a more intimate use for light-sensitive plates briefly bloomed. It had a few names: heliographic drawing, [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 12:31 UTC
Handmade book showing Paul Claudel's scenario, with illustrations by Audrey Parr and Hélène Hoppenot, for Darius Milhaud's ballet *L'homme et son desir*.
16 Nov. 2023 - 0:27 UTC
The recommended cut-off dates to order from our shop by to ensure delivery in time for Dec 25th.
9 Nov. 2023 - 14:05 UTC
19th-century German chromolithographs of paper lanterns, the kind used to celebrate St. Martin's Day.
Welcome to the home of big thinking. The How To Academy Mindset channel shares inspirational ideas for thriving in the 21st century.
#education #video
#ideas #magazine
27 Nov. 2023 - 23:10 UTC
Jim Sweeney of NoVA Labs My guest on this episode of Make:cast is Jim Sweeney, the treasurer of NoVA Labs, a community makerspace in northern Virginia. Jim talks honestly about the challenges of [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:56 UTC
Build your own “Corsi box” air purifiers to battle viruses, wildfire smoke, and indoor air pollution The post Corsi Box Air Purifier: Join the Air Movement! appeared first on Make: DIY Projects [...]
27 Nov. 2023 - 18:19 UTC
Join the Make: team & contributors as we explore the latest single-board computers and microcontrollers, plus making your own custom silicon! The post Join Us Thursday LIVE To Chat With Authors [...]
21 Nov. 2023 - 16:00 UTC
From Forrest Mims' new book: That time the National Enquirer asked me to help spy on Howard Hughes. The post Maverick Scientist: The Briefcase of a Laser Spy appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and [...]
20 Nov. 2023 - 16:00 UTC
this is a budget friendly way to enter into cnc milling in your home workshop. The monoprice cnc will get you started nicely. The post Review: Monoprice CNC Machine appeared first on Make: DIY [...]
World Changing #Ideas travels around the globe to find the leaders, experts and activists who are dreaming big and working to change the world for the better.
21 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
James Vincent talks with Jason Citron from Discord about safety, togetherness, and how we can use good AI to battle bad AI.
15 Nov. 2023 - 23:00 UTC
After 118 days, the SAG-AFTRA strike finally came to a close. Fast Company deputy digital editor Morgan Clendaniel breaks down what happened this past summer with the strike, as well as the overall [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 10:00 UTC
James Vincent talks with Hovhannes Avoyan, founder and president of Picsart, about leaning into AI and how the future will favor problem solving
1 Nov. 2023 - 22:00 UTC
A year ago, Elon Musk bought Twitter for a whopping $44 billion. Since then the platform has changed dramatically . . . even its name. Senior staff editor Max Ufberg joins us again to break down [...]
31 Oct. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
James Vincent talks with Rachel Delacour, co-founder and CEO of Sweep, about how to make your company resilient, how constraints breed creativity, and how climate impacts business.
Bold #ideas and critical thoughts on #science.
14 Nov. 2023 - 5:55 UTC
Scientists are increasingly expected to engage with the public. At the same time, they face increasing hostility when they speak out. Female scientists, as a more frequent target of sexist [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 5:55 UTC
In August 2023 Benedikt Fecher conducted an interview with Clemens Blümel from the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) on the topic of ‘what happens when [...]
17 Oct. 2023 - 5:55 UTC
In this interview Teresa Völker speaks with Dr. Volker Meyer-Guckel about challenges and possible futures of science communication. The post Science and Society need more interaction instead of [...]
18 Sep. 2023 - 6:49 UTC
Niels Mede on how the rise of populist politics affects academic work, science communication practices of scholars engaging in public discourse and ways to address these challenges. The post [...]
11 Sep. 2023 - 7:07 UTC
Bao & Huang on gender biases in Chinese scientific committees, calling for policy reforms in academia. The post Gender Disparity in Science appeared first on Elephant in the Lab.
Freethink is a platform for the people and #ideas that are changing our world.
#engineering #science #tech #video
Linking important ideas of #AI. The border between high-level and technical thinking. Read by leading engineers and researchers on Wednesday mornings.
24 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Emergency special: The information we need to understand what Q* is was right in front of us, but the memes are more fun than reality.
22 Nov. 2023 - 13:00 UTC
Huge steps forward in confirming that RLHF can really help you on vibes based evaluation, among many other RLHF analyses.
19 Nov. 2023 - 15:15 UTC
New timelines that emerge in AI and the winners and losers, regardless of the unfolding details.
15 Nov. 2023 - 13:01 UTC
Modern LLMs are becoming the easiest and most efficient way to access information. This will change how we see the world.
8 Nov. 2023 - 13:01 UTC
Culture wars, open letters, new politics, developer days, and everything hidden under the smiling face of RLHF.
Fresh #photography #ideas, useful tips and creative inspiration.
21 Nov. 2023 - 17:00 UTC
Are you a proud pet parent or an animal lover who dreams of capturing your furry friend’s best moments on camera? Well, taking great pet photos is a fun challenge that demands patience, skill, [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 17:00 UTC
As a beginner photographer, you’re likely discovering the multitude of techniques and concepts that make photography a creative and expressive endeavor. One composition rule that can [...]
14 Nov. 2023 - 17:00 UTC
Filters are like secret weapons for photographers. They’re the tools that let you take control of light and colors in your photos, and they can even add some unique effects to your shots. [...]
9 Nov. 2023 - 17:00 UTC
Photography is more than just pointing and shooting – it’s about telling a story and creating visually appealing images. To unlock the full potential of your photography, you need to [...]
7 Nov. 2023 - 17:00 UTC
We all aspire to capture images that match our vision and what we see with our own eyes. But have you ever snapped a photo that fell short of your expectations? Maybe it lacked vibrancy, appeared [...]
New Times, New #Ideas, New Statesman
#culture #magazine #news
28 Nov. 2023 - 8:30 UTC
From forest fires to floods, commercial satellite data can help governments prepare and respond.
28 Nov. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
Climate breakdown and rights abuses are intrinsically linked.
28 Nov. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
As long as the cost of living dominates, immigration will not regain its previous political status.
28 Nov. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
The party is struggling to break out of the Tory fiscal straitjacket.
28 Nov. 2023 - 8:00 UTC
The Booker Prize-winning author on political fiction, the refugee crisis and the “unmistakable” timeliness of his dystopian novel Prophet Song.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the #ideas, people and #events that have shaped our world.
#culture #history #literature #philosophy #podcast #science
23 Nov. 2023 - 10:15 UTC
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Emile Zola's greatest literary success, his thirteenth novel in a series exploring the extended Rougon-Macquart family. The relative here is Etienne Lantier, already [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 9:45 UTC
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the anchoress and mystic who, in the late fourteenth century, wrote about her visions of Christ suffering, in a work since known as Revelations of Divine Love. She is [...]
9 Nov. 2023 - 9:45 UTC
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay's essays written in 1787/8 in support of the new US Constitution. They published these anonymously in New York as [...]
2 Nov. 2023 - 10:15 UTC
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the tiny drifting organisms in the oceans that sustain the food chain for all the lifeforms in the water and so for the billions of people who, in turn, depend on the [...]
26 Oct. 2023 - 9:15 UTC
In an extended version of the programme that was broadcast, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the influential book John Maynard Keynes wrote in 1919 after he resigned in protest from his role at the [...]
Pod Save the UK is your weekly fix of political #news, big #ideas and a shot of inspiration
#podcast #politics
23 Nov. 2023 - 17:52 UTC
This week the attention of British political journalists was firmly fixed on Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, who unveiled big tax cuts in his much-anticipated Autumn Statement on Wednesday. The Conservative [...]
16 Nov. 2023 - 17:33 UTC
A frantic week in UK politics, that started with the sacking of Suella Braverman and the shock return of David Cameron, took another huge twist as the Supreme Court ruled that the Government’s plan [...]
13 Nov. 2023 - 20:05 UTC
Nish and Coco jump on for an emergency bonus episode to reflect on a day of high political drama. Rishi Sunak reshuffles his top team, with the axe finally falling on his controversial Home Secretary [...]
9 Nov. 2023 - 17:34 UTC
King Charles’ first State Opening of Parliament as monarch, provides plenty of pomp, pageantry and politics for Nish and Coco to get stuck into. It’s a spectacle that throws up lots of questions, [...]
2 Nov. 2023 - 16:55 UTC
The latest hearings at the Covid Inquiry reveal chaos and dysfunction at the heart of Government during the pandemic. Did Boris Johnson really think Covid was nature’s way of dealing with old [...]