We are at a moment of great adversity and we must - we will overcome this adversity, this American tragedy.
Do not retreat from your identity, do not recoil from your soul, from your ideas, wear your colors on your sleeve - do not hide in the shadows - do not be ashamed - make your actions and voices visible. Fear is how they win, turn that fear into action.
The boil has risen to the surface, now more than ever our opportunity awaits. This is our chance to rise - rise against what was perceived to be hidden. Now is the time to stand firm, stand firm and fight for what is just, what is right, what is fair, and what leads to progress for humanity.
I stand with you.
This is a remarkable story that looks at the concrete benefits of technology and the not so concrete ethical implications of that technology.
This bridge built with rivots, the sweat of men, and their endurance was a feat of engineering many decades ago. For me, this was a unique experience to see how its construction first hand by walking across this historic bridge.
During a recent class with my favorite professor, I as well as other students were given an article that was recently published in The New Yorker. It describes the journey of a mathematician who solved a more than 100 year old mathematical problem dealing with prime numbers. For a brief overview of the problem view the video below. For a more in depth analysis of the story check out the article published in The New Yorker.
I came across this article from Grist in which they found a company called Fathom Print Shop, that makes maps for all 50 states (shown below). They removed all features from the maps except for paved road surfaces. The results are unique pieces of art, and a look at how we have changed our landscape.
The original article can be found at Grist.org