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September 9, 2021

Queen's In The News Thursday, September 9, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
David Eliot
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
The Conversation: Google and Microsoft are creating a monopoly on coding in plain language
In his co-written op-ed, Eliot says we are moving quickly towards a future where coding is much more accessible to the average person.
Ardi Imseis
  • Law
Globe and Mail: Canada urged to stop fuelling war in Yemen with Saudi arms sales, UN report says
Prof. Imseis says those waging war in Yemen continue to believe they can prosecute the conflict without significant consequences.
Murakami Wood, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
The Conversation: Google and Microsoft are creating a monopoly on coding in plain language
In his co-written op-ed. Dr. Murakami-Wood says the most important implication of CodeNet, which is a large-scale dataset of images and their descriptions — is the potential for lowering barriers, and the possibility of mimicing human language.
Kyla Tienhaara
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
Kingston Whig-Standard: Climate protesters call on politicians to prioritize climate action
Dr. Tienhaara says political action is needed to fight climate change.

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