Archive for July 2011

Virtual Futures

Last month the University of Warwick hosted a very special conference. Virtual Futures was a 21st century reboot of a path-breaking international conference that took place there in  the mid 90s. The new conference looked back to the original, while also developing… Read More ›

The Social Animal

A fascinating talk from David Brooks, author of the Social Animal who featured on SI a few months ago here, about the new understandings of human nature and their consequences for political life and the social world. He suggests that a revolution… Read More ›

The PhD [comics] movie

PhD comics have made a movie! Each grad student should be excited by this new opportunity for productive procrastination! Check out the trailer here. So-o-o… it is currently being screened only at the wrong side of the Atlantic, but would… Read More ›