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Open-source organizing, recorded January 31, 2006
Quintus Jett, a visiting professor at the Thayer School of Engineering, teaches organizational management, a relatively new discipline within the field of engineering. Currently, Jett is working to design a new, more flexible way of organizing groups of people, a method inspired by the success of open-source programming. In this podcast, he talks about his organizing experience and current attempts to use one hurricane-devastated neighborhood in New Orleans as a test case. [ More ]
The WiFi generation, recorded January 31, 2006
Edmond Cooley, an assistant professor of engineering and the director of information technology at the Thayer School of Engineering, is both plugged in and unplugged when it comes to computing technology. In this podcast, he talks about how WiFi is changing teaching, research, and social interactions at Dartmouth. [ More ]
The case for atheism, recorded January 24, 2006
Professor of Philosophy and Hardy Professor of Legal Studies Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is a philosopher and confirmed atheist who argues that religion is nothing more than a comfortable fiction. His scholarship encompasses work on ethics, philosophy of law, epistemology, and informal logic and he is the author of "God? A Debate Between a Christian and and an Atheist." In this podcast, Sinnott-Armstrong discusses the reasoning behind his beliefs and talks about the social and political implications of heterodoxy in matters of faith. [ More ]
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