Humans making responsible decisions - Building a Future with Robots - The University of Sheffield. 0:05Skip to 0 minutes and 5 secondsOf course, one of the hopes for the future is autonomous cars, autonomous vehicles.
And there's a lot of talk about them saving a lot of lives on the road. I kind of tend to believe that, that in the long run, that will be the case. Google is the leading manufacturer of autonomous cars. And the thing about the Google car is that the new one drives at 25 miles an hour and has no steering wheel at all. So blind people can get into it, whatever. 0:44Skip to 0 minutes and 44 seconds The law is you have to sit with your hands above the steering wheel, the car drives itself, and be ready to grab it if there's an emergency. 1:12Skip to 1 minute and 12 seconds Suddenly, you ask the pilot to get involved, and the plane crashes because they're not ready for it. 1:42Skip to 1 minute and 42 seconds There's one guy standing over there on his bicycle, there's a group of children over at the other side, and there's a group of old people in a bus.
Dystopian Literature by Arik Durfee on Prezi. Black women become most educated group in US. Black women are now the most educated group in US, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
Between 2009 and 2010, black women earned 68 per cent of associate's degrees, 66 per cent of bachelor's degrees, 71 per cent of master's degrees and 65 per cent of all doctorate degrees awarded to black students. The percentage of black students attending college has increased from 10 per cent to 15 per cent from 1976 to 2012, while the percentage of white students fell from 84 to 60 per cent.
By both race and gender, a higher percentage of black women (9.7 per cent) is enrolled in college than any other group, including Asian women (8.7 per cent), white women (7.1 per cent) and white men (6.1 per cent). The world's 15 most powerful women in 2015 However, a recent study found black women make up just 8 per cent of private sector jobs and 1.5 per cent of leadership roles. The same groups also make up fewer than three per cent of Fortune 500 company board directors.
Reuse content. How Isis hijacked pop culture, from Hollywood to video games. A recent, wearyingly grim clip from Islamic State shows six armed children sweeping a castle in search of bound hostages.
One by one, they enter the ruin, their movement tracked by multiple cameras. When, at last, each boy finds a target, cringing in the shadows, he lines up a shot and, following a theatrical pause, squeezes the trigger. The footage invites many questions. Who are these children? Who are the men they kill? Was there, for example, a casting director, who held auditions in search of the most photogenic boys? The footage appals not only for its depiction of children as the perpetrators of deadly violence, but also for the over-the-shoulder intimacy of their actions. The Sun newspaper described the footage as Hunger Games-esque, referring to the series of novels and films in which young people hunt one another in front of a live audience. “These videos are key,” explains Roger Stahl, associate professor of communication studies at the University of Georgia.
Gender fluidity went pop in 2015 – and it's not just a phase. First things first: don’t call it a trend.
Gender fluidity found its way into more headlines than ever in 2015. But regardless of the moment it’s having in both music and pop culture at large, to dismiss it as a passing fad or, worse, gimmickry is a mistake – one with echoes of that damaging and all too familiar phrase that queerness is “just a phase”. Proclamations that “gender fluidity is the new black” may be well intentioned, but are unhelpful. Instead, the cultural landscape of the last year has afforded a new openness for artists who don’t identify with gender binaries. Miley Cyrus has been the most visible, declaring in June: “I don’t relate to being boy or girl, and I don’t have to have my partner relate to boy or girl.”
Around the same time, rapper Angel Haze also came out as agender, and spoke about the way in which their gender identity has evolved. Don’t confuse these statements, however, with pop’s rich history of theatrical, performative gender-blurring.