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Guest Post - Killer Robots in Geneva: Through the Ottawa Looking Glass

After the last informal meeting of experts in Geneva on killer robots (or as they prefer to call them “lethal autonomous weapon systems”) wrapped up it is an appropriate time to take stock of what we learned from the conference. 591 more words

Killer Robots

'Friendship bench' aims to get students talking about mental health

Lucas Luigi Fiorella loved robots. He loved snowboarding and hanging out with his friends. He was a big computer geek. He could do arithmetic before he could read. 622 more words

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Link to our radio show on April 21

You never know what will happen on live radio.

WE had a great show despite a few technical glitches.

Our phones went down in the middle of our interview but we got our guest back. 27 more words

Link to our radio show on April 14 2015.

It was national volunteer week when we had our show on April 14.

Bram CAron joined us to talk about his volunteering and we had discussions about volunteering if you have a disability. 33 more words

Egan: Profs, moms, lawyers alarmed at jail conditions at Innes Road

We know weird and terrible things happen inside the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre.

Suicides on occasion. Assaults fairly often. The odd baby born. Dangerous drug smuggling. The mentally ill treated in disgraceful ways. 752 more words

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Language Documentation Mapped Out

This week I spoke with Professor Marie-Odile Junker of Carleton University. Originally born in France, she has come to Canada and fallen in love with our country’s Indigenous languages. 1,778 more words

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Time Machines, Refrigerators, Supers and Sex An Analysis of Comic-book Troupes Through Barbara Gordon

Original Essay written for a university course on Disability and Sexuality-

Using popular culture to analyze a moment in time from the dominant societal perspective can be a powerful tool of cultural analysis and comic-books are arguably one of the most lush bodies of this kind of evidence. 2,168 more words

Feminism