Janet Russell is a mom, a psychic and knows a thing or two about alien encounters. Her expertise is strengthened by personal experience — she says she’s had an encounter of her own.
The Velvet Lounge is a small, bohemian appendage jutting out from the intersecting railroad cars that form a restaurant in Stony Brook called the Curry Club.
With the fall semester ending at Stony Brook, students will be trickling back home to New York City, Virginia and Hong Kong. International students, like Queenie Wong, watch on social media and hear from friends and family in Hong Kong about the human rights quandaries back home.
As a professional leaker, he digs through early beta versions of Apple’s software, finding accidental hints of forthcoming iPhones, iPads and other hardware. Before the company dazzles with grand, orchestrated unveilings, and before mainstream outlets like Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal publish exhaustive rumor roundups, Rambo finds clues embedded in lines of code.
When Stony Brook University decided to bulldoze the tallest conifer tree on campus in the 1960s, political science professor Dr. Ashley Schiff chained himself to its trunk, according to campus lore.
By day, they are like most Long Island adults, tending to their jobs and families. But by night, they’re investigators — not of the living, but of the dead.
Yang is perhaps unique for placing the effects of automation and other contemporary technologies at the forefront of his campaign. His signature issue, universal basic income, is his response to the effects of corporate automation.
One of the few people writing about our new world and time is the young British philosopher Tom Whyman. We spoke with him on how life online might be changing our perception of time.