Monthly Archives: February 2016

Just How Big is Big Data?

Last night we had an excellent invitation to check out TPT’s new space in Lowertown and to preview tonight’s broadcast of The Human Face of Big Data, a documentary about the dizzying acceleration of progress in our ability to gather and crunch numbers about ourselves. It will be broadcast tonight (Wednesday, February 24) on TPT2 […]

Restoring Names to their Rightful Places: A Dakota Perspective

Last week on Wednesday evening I attended a talk by Dr. Chris Mato Nunpa, a Dakota elder and historian, chair of the Oceti Sakowin Omniciye (Seven Fires Summit), a retired professor from Southwest Minnesota State University and a Community Faculty member at Metropolitan State University. I met him and his wife Mary Beth Faimon some […]