Ronin Public Seminar: Biolinguistics and Language Evolution: What is Linguistic Simplicity?

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: Keith Tse, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date/time: Nov 6, 2020 at 12:00 PM US Eastern Time / 16:00 UTC (local time)(add to your calendar)Hosted by: …

Ronin Public Seminar: Messaging Matters: A Checklist to Enhance Buy-in for Your Ideas

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: Thomas J. Buckholtz, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Date/time: October 23 at 2:00 PM ET/ 6:00 PM GMT (local time)(add event to your calendar)Hosted by: …

Ronin Public Seminar: COVID19 and Cutting Edge Technologies You Can Deploy from Home Yourself!

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: Vesselin Gueorguiev Hosted by: Jon F Wilkins, Ronin Institute Research ScholarDate/time: September 25 at 1:00 pm US ET/ 5:00 PM GMT (local time)(add to …

Ronin Public Seminar: Foundations & Examples for how to tackle (Geo)ethical Dilemmas

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: Martin Bohle, Ronin Institute Research Scholar Hosted by: Arika Virapongse, Ronin Institute Research ScholarDate/time: September 16 at 10:00 AM US ET / 2:00 PM …

Living in a world of Covid-19

Covid-19 has had a drastic impact on people everywhere. Over the past few weeks, we collected stories from Ronin Research Scholars about what their life has been like in different parts of the world. The Scholars here present their stories from Pakistan, United Kingdom, Dubai, and Germany. Dr. Tamseela Hussain, Pakistan — April 5, 2020 …

Empowering the Ronin Community

by Arika Virapongse, Alex Lancaster, and Jon Wilkins It’s been a while between posts on the Ronin Institute Blog, and in between this post and the last one, the Covid-19 crisis has touched the lives of every one of us across the Ronin Institute and beyond. As a largely remotely-based community, we hope to help …

What do our scholars know? Find out at Blogs of the Ronin

Almost since the beginning of the Ronin Institute we had – what used to be called back in the aughts – a “blogroll” – of all Research Scholar blogs.   As part of last year’s site refresh – the “Blogs of the Ronin” are now properly displayed sidebars.   We also have a new dedicated page …

Michele Battle-Fisher presents at the Boston Book Festival

Research Scholar Michele Battle-Fisher was at the Boston Book Festival at MIT Press’ “Pitchfest” on October 13, talking about cyborgs, CRISPR and body hacking.  She was presenting her book proposal on the transhumanism movement, associated with the documentary on the same that she is co-producing.  Lucky for those who weren’t able to be in Boston, …

The Ronin Institute at Performing the World in NYC

Performing the World (PTW) is a biennial conference with a focus on building communities, social change and performance. This year it is being held in New York City on September 21-23. Here’s the description from the conference website: Since the first PTW in 2001, the conference has been a gathering place to explore and celebrate …

New seminar video on the philosophy, goals and values of the Ronin Institute

As we noted in a previous post, the Ronin Institute has started a YouTube channel  featuring videos from our seminar series. Recently Ronin Founder, Jon Wilkins, presented an in-depth overview of our principles and values in honor of the sixth anniversary of the founding of the Institute. It’s up now on YouTube: You can also …