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Interchange – We, Robots: Curtis White on the Delusional Tales of Technologists

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We’re told intelligent machines and big data will free us from work, educate our children, transform our environment, and even make religion more user-friendly. At least that’s the story we’re told by pundits, journalists and economists: Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Your Robot! Curtis White, author of We, Robots, joins us to share his skeptical view of the voices …

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Interchange – Claims on the Forest

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Host Doug Storm is joined by Myke Luurtsema, the Hoosier Forest Watch Coordinator for the Indiana Forest Alliance (IFA), and Ron Kerner, a mushroom expert who runs the website Indiana Mushrooms. This is Part II of our discussion about commercial logging and forest health in the Indiana state forests. Part I was a conversation that took place on September 9th …

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IU Owned-And-Operated Air-Monitoring Tower Fully Funded For Next Three Years

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The Federal Department of Energy has announced that an air-monitoring station, owned and operated by Indiana University in Morgan Monroe State Forest, will be fully funded for the next three years. The station, which sits atop a 150-foot tower in the forest since its installation in 1998, monitors the exchange of carbon dioxide between the atmosphere and the forest ecosystem, …

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