John Vincent Atanasoff

Full Transcript: It was nearing the end of 1984 and 1984 hadn’t happened. I was busy building the last computer to be used by the man who built the first one this world had ever known. I was building from a pre-determined pattern, a HeathKit design, while teaching modern computer applications to him. He had …

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Union Now

UNION NOW A Proposal for a Federal Union of the Democracies of the North Atlantic By Clarence K. Streit For the Great Republic, For the Principle It Lives By and Keeps Alive, For Man’s Vast Future. —Lincoln This book was first made public in essence in three Cooper Foundation lectures at Swarthmore College. HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS …

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Nutrition-Sensitive Irrigation – Pathways

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Immersive AI

Full Transcript: In the 1990s, I was working as a glorified pack mule. My load consisted of video monitors, trans-pushable computers, laserdisc players and a heavy case of twelve-inch laserdiscs. I would travel between the academies, colleges, and universities to demonstrate what curriculum designers of that day described as “interactive video.” Back then it was …

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An Anti-Democracy Trifecta

Full Transcript: One cautionary definition of democracy is that of three wolves and a sheep deciding on dinner. And that’s precisely why the framers of our constitution provided for two Senators to represent each state, no matter how sizable or populous. Then, the gamesmanship began when the so-called Great Compromise ensued, resulting in each non-white …

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