I’m taking a break for the next few weeks, so this is a shorter issue than would normally drop into your inbox. I hope that you enjoy this selection of links and pics, feel free to get in touch, and look forward to catching up later in the summer.
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Very pleased and proud to be able to contribute a few minutes to this episode of the Teaching & Scholarship Podcast. I even get my own intro jingle.
The Pigeon Bagel recently posted an Instagram story in solidarity with the Palestinian people and is now facing calls for a boycott and accusations that they support Hamas. This sort of knuckleheaded nonsense is distressing, and I would counter by encouraging you to buy more bagels from this caring and empathetic family business. There’s a short video for you.
“Robots can be our partners” claims MIT researcher Kate Darling, we need to think about robots and AI like our pets and other animals. (via The Guardian)
I suppose it’s a step in the right direction (via @documentally)
That’s a wrap for this week. I hope that you’re doing well and look forward to finding time to get together with you next week.