— Because the 2020 presidential election approaches, many are involved concerning the results disinformation campaigns might have on the race, since they performed a giant half within the 2016 election. Samuel Woolley, a researcher on the College of Texas, has a brand new guide out referred to as The Actuality Sport: How the Subsequent Wave of Expertise Will Break the Reality. It’s about how new technological advances have the potential to make issues even worse, but in addition might be used for good. Woolley will be talking about this topic and others he covers in his guide at The Discussion board at City Corridor on Jan. 9.

— After we consider visible artwork, it’s work, sculptures and different conventional items that may come to thoughts. However a few of the most fascinating photos will be present in uncommon locations — like contained in the human physique. As a part of the Capitol Hill Artwork Stroll, the Goethe Institute shall be showcasing the Max Planck Society’s Images of Science, a set of images from a wide range of scientific fields which have a visible enchantment very similar to summary artwork. The opening for this exhibit takes place on the Goethe Institute on Jan. 9.

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