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HighWire and Semantic Scholar Partner to Enhance Article Discovery

Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, announced it has partnered with AI-powered academic search engine, Semantic Scholar to enhance article discovery for researchers. Semantic Scholar is funded by the Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence (AI2), a non-profit AI research institute whose mission is “AI for the Common Good”. As a free, AI-powered research tool for scientific …

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Can a Sitcom Teach Philosophy? Meet a Scholar Advising ‘The Good Place’

NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ attempts to build a comedy around the topic of moral philosophy. But can a network sitcom accurately teach concepts like existentialism and the works of Plato and Kant? To try to get their facts straight, the show’s creators invited philosophy scholars into the writers’ room for the show. One of them …

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Carter G. Woodson Google doodle honors scholar who started Black History Month

To kick off Black History Month, today’s Google doodle pays homage to Dr. Carter G. Woodson —  the scholar who, in February 1926, first devised an African-American studies program. Known as the Father of Black History, Dr. Woodson committed his life to African-American studies and the preservation of African-American history. It was his week-long event promoting …

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