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from The Independent

The Vikings: it wasn't all raping and pillaging

For centuries, they have been stereotyped as marauding barbarians arriving in their helmeted hordes to pillage their way across Britain. But now a group of academics believe they have uncovered new evidence that the Vikings were more cultured settlers who offered a "good historical model" of immigrant assimilation.

Jennifer Rushworth, (2013). Discourses of mourning in Dante, Petrarch, and Proust. http://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:4efea31d-85c5-4a68-893e-ac694ebfa08d Title: Discourses of mourning in Dante, Petrarch, and Proust

June 15th 1215: Magna Carta sealed On this day in 1215, King John of England put his ‘Great Seal’ on the Magna Carta (‘The Great Charter’) at Runnymede. The charter required the King to respect the liberties of the barons and, crucially, stated that everybody, even the king, is subject to the law. The Magna Carta was the result of political crisis, as the feudal barons had rebelled against the king - even capturing London - and forced him to accept the charter to ensure their privileges and…

from Telegraph.co.uk

Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy

Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy - Telegraph

from Telegraph.co.uk

Threat from Artificial Intelligence not just Hollywood fantasy