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Art and technology both derive from the Greek word technê—a fact not lost on Aidan Meller, the force behind the world’s first humanoid robot artist, Ai-Da. Named after the pioneering computer programmer Ada Lovelace, she was created to _...Read More_
Art and technology both derive from the Greek word technê—a fact not lost on Aidan Meller, the force behind the world’s first humanoid robot artist, Ai-Da. Named after the pioneering computer programmer Ada Lovelace, she was created to _...Read More_
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>"Featuring Liu Kang, Yip Cheong Fun, Lim Kwong Ling, Lavender Chang and Dave Lim"
>"Featuring Liu Kang, Yip Cheong Fun, Lim Kwong Ling, Lavender Chang and Dave Lim"
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"Nature, Planet Earth wants us to believe, is a space filled with mythic struggles that transcend time, bearing greater resemblance to a Greek epic than a day at the national park."
"Nature, Planet Earth wants us to believe, is a space filled with mythic struggles that transcend time, bearing greater resemblance to a Greek epic than a day at the national park."
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>"The text-based paintings of the American artist divide words into their visual and literal meanings"
>"The text-based paintings of the American artist divide words into their visual and literal meanings"
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>"A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting _...Read More_
>"A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting _...Read More_
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[#philosophy](/culture/new/philosophy) & culture. plastic is merging with us. We become plastic repositories simply by going about our daily lives. As plastic accumulates, it alters our relationship with ourselves: It can sterilize by blocking fallopian tubes, it can _...Read More_
[#philosophy](/culture/new/philosophy) & culture. plastic is merging with us. We become plastic repositories simply by going about our daily lives. As plastic accumulates, it alters our relationship with ourselves: It can sterilize by blocking fallopian tubes, it can _...Read More_
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>"American elites want magical technological fixes to climate change because they refuse to confront the truth that seriously addressing the problem would require limits to _...Read More_
>"American elites want magical technological fixes to climate change because they refuse to confront the truth that seriously addressing the problem would require limits to _...Read More_
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>"The artist discusses the secret to drawing a tree."
>"The artist discusses the secret to drawing a tree."
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>"Tracing the insidious idea that the nonhuman world is voiceless until “activated” by technology"
>"Tracing the insidious idea that the nonhuman world is voiceless until “activated” by technology"
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>"WIRED asked Melissa Groo, an acclaimed conservation photographer and author, to judge our snapshots of wild Pichus and Torchics. It didn't go well."
>"WIRED asked Melissa Groo, an acclaimed conservation photographer and author, to judge our snapshots of wild Pichus and Torchics. It didn't go well."
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The fossil is constituted by a stereoblast of tightly packed cells surrounded by a layer of sausage-shaped cells. It’s tough to determine exactly what the functions of the two different cell types were, though it’s possible they may have _...Read More_
The fossil is constituted by a stereoblast of tightly packed cells surrounded by a layer of sausage-shaped cells. It’s tough to determine exactly what the functions of the two different cell types were, though it’s possible they may have _...Read More_
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Artificial intelligence may help us decode animalese. But how much will we really be able to understand?
Artificial intelligence may help us decode animalese. But how much will we really be able to understand?
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Lack of funding for conservation nonprofits is among the obstacles to saving biodiversity around the planet.
Lack of funding for conservation nonprofits is among the obstacles to saving biodiversity around the planet.