- Read more: Schedule and speakers for the Annual Meeting, Asbury University, Kentucky, October 7, 2023
The theme this year is “The impact of technology on human flourishing.” Topics include AI, GMO, addictions, and more.
Schedule for the November meeting, “Fifty years of science/faith interaction: A Tribute to Bob Newman”Read more: Schedule for the November meeting, “Fifty years of science/faith interaction: A Tribute to Bob Newman”
To register for this event, go to this link. Friday night, November 5. Dinner for full and contributing members. Contact the organizers for details. Saturday, November 6. Venue: Trinity Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia. (For directions see this page.) The event will also be webcast to members of the CSS (in all categories) who register in…
- Read more: Book Review: An engineering approach to fiction?
Diary of a Robot, by Lewis Jenkins, (available at Lulu) clearly bears the stamp that its author has a long history doing engineering in high-tech firms. The book revolves around the question: what is a “good” robot? If I am an engineer and want to make robots who are good, who will not become the monsters of so…
- Read more: Thomas Jefferson’s Creator
Jon Meacham’s “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” (Random House, 2012) is a biography well worth reading. While I would have liked to have read more about Jefferson’s astonishing knowledge and practice of meteorology, archaeology, astronomy, paleontology, architecture, surveying, botany, language and the natural sciences in general, Meacham manages to include intriguing tidbits of Jefferson’s…