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Laura Walton Allen
Worked at McLennan Community College
Attended University of North Texas
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A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor makes the case that critics of big data are wrong—abundant information and our ability to process it really is leading to a revolution
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If you are open to scientific evidence this superb essay may change your mind. It succinctly makes the case for GMOs (including the one area where they are of legitimate concern). It also does a good job in describing why labeling (in current form) is not the answer.

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2015/07/are_gmos_safe_yes_the_case_against_them_is_full_of_fraud_lies_and_errors.html
Is genetically engineered food dangerous? Many people seem to think it is. In the past five years, companies have submitted more than 27,000 products to the Non-GMO Project, which certifies goods that are free of genetically modified organisms. Last year, sales of such products nearly tripled. Whole Foods will soon...
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With Medieval Instruments, Band Performs Classic Songs by Deep Purple, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica & The Beatles http://www.openculture.com/2015/07/with-medieval-instruments-band-performs-classic-songs-by-deep-purple-red-hot-chili-peppers-metallica-the-beatles.html
We’ve seen Europeans cover famous rock and metal bands in an American folk style---Finnish musicians playing AC/DC, Iron Maiden, and Dio in Appalachian folk, to be exact. Now, be prepared to hear famous rock and metal bands in a distinctively European folk style:
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Open Studios This Weekend
It's that time again: Open Studios at the Inscape building.  I, along with dozens of other artists, have spent a frantic two weeks framing and hanging, shooting and matting, cleaning and tossing, and if you make it out on Sunday, don't be surprised to see o...
It's that time again: Open Studios at the Inscape building.  I, along with dozens of other artists, have spent a frantic two weeks framing and hanging, shooting and matting, cleaning and tossing, and if you make it out on ...
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Art, Art, and More Art
Sorry so long no post! I've been working in mixed media again; it took a while after the Big Move to resupply my stockpile of random things, but now my hoard is fully loaded and I'm mixing media like mad. This new series is making me very happy, oh yes inde...
Sorry so long no post! I've been working in mixed media again; it took a while after the Big Move to resupply my stockpile of random things, but now my hoard is fully loaded and I'm mixing media like mad. This new series is m...
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Happy weekend. :-)
 
With Medieval Instruments, Band Performs Classic Songs by Deep Purple, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica & The Beatles http://www.openculture.com/2015/07/with-medieval-instruments-band-performs-classic-songs-by-deep-purple-red-hot-chili-peppers-metallica-the-beatles.html
We’ve seen Europeans cover famous rock and metal bands in an American folk style---Finnish musicians playing AC/DC, Iron Maiden, and Dio in Appalachian folk, to be exact. Now, be prepared to hear famous rock and metal bands in a distinctively European folk style:
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Geekscape of the Day: Feline Adventurers
Artist: Sandara Tang   Source: http://bit.ly/1eqWXfv .

It might be lack of sleep but I had to share this one...=)

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#fantasy #magic #caturday #adventurers
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#creativity
H/T +Peter Rothman from his fb.
Picking the most creative paintings is a network problem akin to finding super spreaders of disease. That’s allowed a machine to pick out the most creative paintings in history.
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Okay, Seattleites...Inscape Arts' biannual Open Studios is coming up soon. I'll be showing this new series, along with some new collage/assemblage work. Come on out!
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Ceres’ White Spots Multiply in Latest Dawn Photos
From Universe Today: We don’t know exactly what those mysterious white spots on Ceres are yet, but we’re getting closer to an explanation. Literally. The latest images from the Dawn spacecraft taken a mere 8,400 miles from the dwarf planet Ceres reveal that the pair of  spots are comprised of even more spots. Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/120244/ceres-white-spots-multiply-in-latest-dawn-photos/
Image Credit: Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA / montage by Tom Ruen
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Education
  • University of North Texas
    Studio Art/New Media Art, 2013
  • Lake Sumter Community College
    AA
  • Stetson University
    English/Lit Theory
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artist, writer, tinkerer, college instructor & student, scifi addict, futurist, all-around fascinated person
Work
Occupation
Visual artist, poet/writer, designer, instructor
Employment
  • McLennan Community College
    Adjunct Instructor, Creative Writing
  • Writer's Garret of Dallas
    Instructor; Writer's CAMP Coordinator
  • Waco Civic Theatre
    Set Designer; Technical Director; Scenic Painter
  • Self-Employed
    Freelance Writer and Editor; Astrology Columnist
  • The City Review (Waco)
    Editor-In-Chief
  • Self-Employed
    Visual Artist; Arts Coordinator
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