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tue12mar5:30 PMWriters Series in Cody: John ClaytonHigh Plains Book Award winner John Clayton will deliver an illustrated lecture5:30 PM MST Grizzly Hall at the Park County Public Library, 1500 Heart Mountain St, Cody, WY 82414Counties:Cody
thu21mar7:00 PM9:00 PMKathryn Stockett's novel The Help"Join Reading Wyoming Jackson for discussion about Kathryn Stockett's novel The Help"7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Jackson Whole Grocer Community Room, 1155 S Hwy 89 Jackson, WYCounties:Jackson,Teton
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Over the past few months we have talked about dangers lurking on the internet. Big data and the rise of AI along with the existence of “fake” news are just a couple rising concerns on the internet. But did these topics change your online behavior? Probably not. If...read more
By Erin Pryor Ackerman As the year draws to a close, we here at Wyoming Humanities are reflecting on programs over the last year that have been particularly inspiring. Much of our programming in 2017 has been about empowering the people of Wyoming to share and...read more
On October 22 Andre Walker, a correspondent for the New York Observer, declared the death of libraries: “Nobody goes to libraries anymore. Close the public ones and put the books in schools.” Doubling down, Walker continued: “I know this makes Librarians...read more
In last month’s newsletter, we explore the idea of “real” fake news versus partisan, media hype. We talked about the monetary drive for such exploitative websites and ended with a video that talked about the reach of sites like Facebook and Google. The result was a...read more
Early this year, we shared a story about the rise of “fake news.” The story led with the example of the Comet Ping Pong Pizzeria, highlighted the fact that we are not good at determining if headlines were accurate or truthful, and tried to show how certain places were...read more
Why sign your kid up for swimming or soccer? Physical exercise, sure, but also as a strategy to teach her the benefits of discipline, teamwork, and a sense of fair play. Sports are also a means of creating community, both for players and for fans. Cheering for a...read more