Featured Blog Posts – August 2017 Archive (7)

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 31

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 31, 2017 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Back to School! Carnegie Council Expands its Online Education Section

For the third summer running, Carnegie Council's Education Fellow Elena Shanbaum has returned to expand the Council's online Education Section, which provides materials for both high school and…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 30, 2017 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

#Cyberpeacefare #Politics #Dwight Eisenhower

"I despise all adjectives that try to describe people as liberal or conservative, rightist or leftist, as long as they stay in the useful part of the road."  

Dwight D Eisenhower

Need Uniters vs Dividers, especially in these Trumpian Times.

Added by Al LeBlanc on August 24, 2017 at 10:01am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - Aug. 17

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

North Korea: Witness to Transformation blog weekly update - August 10

In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.

Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished…

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Added by Kent Boydston on August 10, 2017 at 4:28pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its ninth annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world.

From climate change, to refugees, to terrorism, many of the greatest problems facing us in the 21st century transcend national borders. All involve ethical issues, such as fairness, rights, and responsibilities.

In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 8, 2017 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

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The Crack-Up: Dwight Eisenhower & the Road Trip that Changed America, with Brian C. Black

In 1919, a young Army officer named Dwight Eisenhower, along with a "Mad Max"-style military convoy, set out on a cross-country road trip to examine the nascent state of America's roads. Penn State Altoona's Professor Brian C. Black explains how this trip influenced Eisenhower's decisions decades later, both as general and president, and laid the groundwork for the rise of petroleum-based engines and the interstate highway system.

AI in the Arctic: Future Opportunities & Ethical Concerns, with Fritz Allhoff

How can artificial intelligence improve food security, medicine, and infrastructure in Arctic communities? What are some logistical, ethical, and governance challenges? Western Michigan's Professor Fritz Allhoff details the future of technology in this extreme environment, which is being made more accessible because of climate change. Plus he shares his thoughts on some open philosophical questions surrounding AI.

The Ethical Algorithm, with Michael Kearns

Over the course of a generation, algorithms have gone from mathematical abstractions to powerful mediators of daily life. They have made our lives more efficient, yet are increasingly encroaching on our basic rights. UPenn's Professor Michael Kearns shares some ideas on how to better embed human principles into machine code without halting the advance of data-driven scientific exploration.

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