FAQ for Big Brain on Publishing

The Big Brain thinks about publications

Notes from the Big Brain Collective as summarized by Research Scholars Emily Monosson and Arika Virapongse. The intention of the Ronin Institute Big Brain is for participants to share knowledge, experiences, advice and opinions. Topics flow from one meeting to the next. When we discussed Success in our last Big Brain, questions about Publishing emerged. In this …

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Ronin Institute Principle: Opt In

This series of blog posts introduces some of the guiding principles that we use at the Ronin Institute to help the community be its best. Our last post was on Art of Hosting. Opt In is all about seeking permission and consent first, instead of assuming that people say Yes.  Opt In is actually a pretty challenging principle to follow because …

Ronin Public Seminar: Human Swarming: Towards Better Decision-making Systems

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Gregg Willcox, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date: Mar 10, 2021Time: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM US Eastern Time / 16:00-17:00 UTC (in your local time) Add to your calendarHosted by: Varsha …

Ronin Public Seminar: The Value of Social Cohesion in Our Communities

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. …with the world more attuned to risk, lessons can be drawn to strengthen response and resilience. In 2020, the risk of a pandemic became reality. …

Ronin Public Seminar: What Really Happened to the Trees on Easter Island?

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Candace Gossen, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date: Feb 12, 2021Time: 2:00-3:00 PM US Eastern Time / 19:00-20:00 UTC (in your local time) Add to your …

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Ronin Institute Principle: Art of Hosting

This series of blog posts introduces some of the guiding principles that we use at the Ronin Institute to help the community be its best. Our last post was on Pay it Forward. In our Code of Conduct, we emphasize an individual’s right to their “peaceful enjoyment” of participating in the Ronin Institute. Here’s one key thing …

Ronin Public Seminar: Open Science, Culture Change, and You

This seminar is part of the Ronin Institute Public Seminar Series, featuring our Research Scholars. We welcome members of the public, but please register ahead of time to get the meeting link. Presenter: Bruce Caron, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date:  Jan 29, 2021Time: 1:00-2:00 PM  US Eastern Time / 18:00-19:00 UTC (in your local time)Add to your calendarHosted by: John …

Ronin Institute in Numbers

At our Ronin Institute Holiday Party in December 2020, we had a trivia game asking attendees to guess the quantity of some of our accomplishments for 2020. Here are the questions and answers. How many Kitsune Newsletters did the Ronin Institute Communication Working Group publish this year?  5 (in 2019: 0) How many new Research Scholars joined the …

A Year in Review for the Ronin Institute community: 2020

It’s safe to say that this is a year that will not easily be forgotten. Let me count the ways: COVID-19 (!!), waking up to the reality of racism, political exhaustion by the one who shall not be named, and about a decade of economic breakdown all happening in one year. But there is a …