Category Archives: Technology

Atlas: searching for data

Atlas is a great resource to look up charts of data on anything you need.  I just looked up “race” and this is what it produced. I’ve also looked up “gender,” “students,” and “sex.”  Sadly, “philosophers” didn’t turn up any … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Aug. 23, 2015)

Emotion Meditation can help encourage compassion and empathy. Gender A really good essay about how and why gender norms influence our daily social structure and behaviors. Health Adolescents who have sleep problems are more likely to self-harm. Humor Teenage Karl … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 17, 2014)

Books The book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is about a young man, Chris McCandless, who left his comfortable life outside of Washington D.C., gave his money away and burned the rest, and headed to the Alaskan wilderness.  Why did … Continue reading

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