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Click on the blue time links below the video to jump straight to a talk. This FAS webinar is aimed at the interested amateur through to early-career post-doctorate researcher. It aims to bring together expert speakers to explain the challenges that are posed by large constellations of satellites to the use of LEO space, the...
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Submitted on 9 May 2022 The Forgotten Margins of AI Ethics Abeba Birhane, Elayne Ruane, Thomas Laurent, Matthew S. Brown, Johnathan Flowers, Anthony Ventresque, Christopher L. Dancy How has recent AI Ethics literature addressed topics such as fairness and justice in the context of continued social and structural power asymmetries? We trace both the historical roots and current landmark work that...
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Feel free to send us questions beforehand. Topic: Cold Thermogenesis When: Sun May 15, 2022 3pm – 4pm (SAST) Link to webinar: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/EMFSA/emfsa-webinar-may-2022-cold-thermogenesis Background: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/ehs-inflammation-depression-autoimmunity-cancer-diabetes Photo by Luca Micheli on Unsplash
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André Comiran Tonon, Débora Barroggi Constantino, Guilherme Rodriguez Amando, Ana Carolina Abreu, Ana Paula Francisco, Melissa Alves Braga de Oliveira, Luísa K Pilz, Nicóli Bertuol Xavier, Fernanda Rohrsetzer, Laila Souza, Jader Piccin, Arthur Caye, Sandra Petresco, Pedro H Manfro, Rivka Pereira, Thaís Martini, Brandon A Kohrt, Helen L Fisher, Valeria Mondelli, Christian Kieling, Maria Paz...
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Source: https://spacenews.com/mounting-evidence-shows-need-for-starlink-gen-2-environmental-review-says-viasat/ by Jason Rainbow — May 2, 2022 TAMPA, Fla. — Evidence is mounting of a need to perform an environmental review before approving SpaceX’s plans to add nearly 30,000 satellites to its Starlink constellation, satellite broadband competitor Viasat told the FCC May 2.  SpaceX shouldn’t be allowed to greatly expand its Starlink network while light pollution...
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Preprint – Journal of Dark Sky Studies, Vol. 1 Whitening the Sky: light pollution as a form of cultural genocideDuane W. Hamacher 1, Krystal De Napoli 2, and Bon Mott 31 ASTRO-3D Centre of Excellence, School of Physics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, 3010, Australia. 2 School of Physics & Astronomy, Monash University, Clayton VIC,...
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Source: https://www.technologyreview.com/supertopic/ai-colonialism-supertopic/ An MIT Technology Review series, supported by the MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program and the Pulitzer Center, investigating how AI is enriching a powerful few by dispossessing communities that have been dispossessed before. INTRODUCTION Artificial intelligence is creating a new world order Over the last few years, an increasing number of scholars have argued that the...
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Light, Water and Magnetism Photo by Sergey Pesterev on Unsplash How can we help ourselves with pragmatic, cost effective strategies? Read our April 2022 newsletter at: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/ehs-inflammation-depression-autoimmunity-cancer-diabetes For those that struggle with screens, a pdf is available upon request.
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Source: https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2022/04/27/default-calendar/electromagnetic-fields-effects-on-flora-and-fauna When: 27 April 2022 online Time: 13:00-14:00 CEST Register by 26th of April. https://who.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8pen0CtxTwW76R99P56PTg Background Levels of electromagnetic fields (EMF) from human-made sources have steadily increased over the past decades, prompting research on the potential adverse effects from EMF exposure on human health. However, comparably little has been published about the impact of EMF...
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