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Civility

More fighting

Is it really needed

We are all tired

When we heard the call

And headed

Now more brutality

I thought we were headed… 46 more words

Poems

The media has been fast at work following the tracks of the US House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) since his impromptu surreal performance around 3/22/17. 1,628 more words

Politics

A Reconstruction of Margeret Atwood's Audio Reading of Gallant

In one of our classes, we studied Mavis Gallant’s stories as they were mediated through New Yorker podcasts, where a noted author would read one short story and then proceed to discuss the themes of that story with the… 518 more words

Mavis Gallant

#WomanCrushWednesday

As a grad student and even as a woman, it’s really important to have people in your circle who are positive influences. You always need those people who are go-getters, that are inspiring and thoughtful, creative and even more importantly, motivated. 1,274 more words

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Pop Culture Whitman: New Yorker

” ‘But for the opera, I could never have written Leaves of Grass,’ Walt Whitman said late in life. That line is the opening salvo in Matthew Aucoin’s program notes to ‘Crossing,’ an opera that he composed, wrote the libretto for, and is now conducting at the Shubert Theater in Boston, through June 6th, for the American Repertory Theater. 80 more words

Walt Whitman

Artificial Intelligence and Medicine

When teaching the machine, the team had to take some care with the images. Thrun hoped that people could one day simply submit smartphone pictures of their worrisome lesions, and that meant that the system had to be undaunted by a wide range of angles and lighting conditions.

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