The CIS 50th Anniversary speaker series continues with a conversation between Trevor Paglen and Joseph Masco on global surveillance and the security state. Trevor Paglen - Artist and Cultural Geographer, Winner of the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Pioneer Award Joseph P. Masco - Professor of Anthropology and of the Social Sciences in the College, University of Chicago Recorded on March 30, 2016
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worcester_Polytechnic_Institute 00:00:46 1 History 00:05:48 2 Campus 00:08:47 3 Academics 00:10:44 3.1 Project system 00:11:41 3.1.1 Global Projects Program 00:13:48 3.1.2 Humanities Project 00:14:57 3.1.3 Interactive Qualifying Project 00:15:54 3.1.4 Major Qualifying Project 00:16:43 4 Rankings and reputation 00:19:02 5 Campus life 00:19:11 5.1 Traditions 00:24:37 5.2 Athletics 00:25:04 5.2.1 Mascot 00:25:33 5.3 Student newspaper 00:25:54 5.4 Wireless Association (W1YK) 00:26:04 5.4.1 History of the Association 00:26:48 5.4.2 The Current Association 00:27:38 6 Alumni 00:33:34 7 Faculty 00:35:38 8 See also Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.9367780621133617 Voice name: en-AU-Wavenet-C "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts, focusing on the instruction and research of technical arts and applied sciences.Founded in 1865 in Worcester, WPI was one of the United States' first engineering and technology universities and now has 14 academic departments with over 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees. WPI's faculty works with students in a number of research areas, including biotechnology, fuel cells, information security, surface metrology, materials processing, and nanotechnology.
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