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Huckabee: Katrina Warnings Ignored Because Climate Change Activists Cried Wolf

"I can't help thinking, one reason they ignored warnings of dangerous weather from real experts is that they've heard from so many self-proclaimed experts who were exaggerating to advance their own agendas."<p>Mike Huckabee says hyperbolic climate change activists may be to blame for why some New …

The End of Europe

Europe<p>The End of Europe<p>Noah Rothman / Jan. 7, 2016<p>A<p>In the United States, nearly eight years of stagnation, hardship, a pervasive sense of decline, …

Kuhn to Lead Library Division at Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, announces the appointment of Jim Kuhn as …

University of Texas at Austin

The Newberry to Digitize 30,000 Pamphlets Documenting the French Revolution | Newberry

This month, the Newberry will embark on a year-and-a-half-long project to digitize 30,000 French political pamphlets published between 1780 and …

Videos of 2015 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grantees

By Ann Sneesby-Koch We are very pleased to present the videos from the 2015 Office of Digital Humanities Project Directors Meeting, which was held …

Humanities

How Do Researchers Study Hope?

One of the main strengths of philosophers is in conceptual analysis and making distinctions. Among other things, this involves painstakingly …

Universal Design and Its Discontents - Disrupting the Digital Humanities

<b>INTRO:</b><p>Our online position paper is a two-headed reflection on disability and universalism in the fields of Digital Humanities (DH) and Universal …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2016

This year, according to our fitness trackers, we walked nearly twenty miles of convention show floor looking for innovations with the potential to dramatically disrupt existing businesses and industries—the better and cheaper offerings we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>It was great to see companies we’ve …

Internet of Things

Dear Liberals: Being Critical of Islam Is Not Racism

At the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, President Obama responded to the latest terrorist attacks in Paris and made a slightly surprising allusion.<p>In a response to a question about the relationship between Islam and terrorism, he said "... I also think the Muslim community has to think about how we …

The Basic Quality So Many Leaders Lack

Empathy. To many, the word carries a negative connotation. It is too emotional and “touchy-feely” to take a rightful place in business vernacular …

Leadership

According to math, it's not worth risking $2 to play for the $800 million Powerball jackpot

While that's a huge amount of money, buying a ticket is still probably a losing proposition.<p>Consider the expected value<p>When trying to evaluate the outcome of a risky, probabilistic event like the lottery, one of the first things to look at is expected value. The expected value of a randomly decided …

Annuities

These are the only people who should be worried about stock volatility right now

After watching U.S. stock markets get their worst start to the year ever, some investors may be wondering: Is it time to get out?<p>Worries over a slowdown in China, lackluster earnings growth for U.S. companies and low commodity prices are causing some investment analysts to temper their expectations …

My Experiences With Cisco’s VIRL

Since it has been out for more than a year, and has been developed and improved tremendously during that time, I decided to finally take the plunge …

Cisco Systems

SpaceX To Attempt Landing A Rocket On A Moving Drone Platform

Currently scheduled for January 17<p>Apparently landing a rocket on solid ground wasn't good enough for SpaceX.<p>The company's Falcon 9 rocket recently made history by launching a payload into orbit and then coming down softly for a vertical landing at Cape Canaveral.<p>But now SpaceX wants to try …