Continuing Studies

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  • Thu, 29 Jan 2015 6:00 PM
    Bike Café | Building the Bicycle Culture We Want
    While Vancouver has made important strides as a cycling city in the past few years, some argue these projects have been too modest to disrupt the hegemony the car still enjoys on our streets. What are the bold policy decisions needed to move cycling past a single-digit mode share, and into the same arena as cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen?
  • Fri, 30 Jan 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | What Is a Number, That a Person May Know it, and a Person, That He/She May Know a Number?
    How should we understand numbers, in order to make sense of the fact that mathematics applies so tightly to the modeling of the physical world? Do numbers exist independent of our minds? Are they a human-made fiction? Are they synthetic apriority categories of the mind?
  • Mon, 02 Feb 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Is Canada a Digitally Inclusive Society?
    What does a digitally inclusive society look like? How do factors such as income, social connection, age and gender shape digital inclusion? Most organizations are moving their services online. Employers require online job applications. Family and friends are on Facebook and Skype. But do all Canadians have access to high-speed wireless Internet? Do they have working computer tools and digital literacy skills? What policies are in place to promote inclusion in our emerging digital culture and economy? What more needs to be done?