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Recognition of Leonardo’s Outstanding Peer Reviewers

As a result of more than 50 years of publishing work on the cutting edge, Leonardo has become the leading international peer-reviewed journal on the use of contemporary science and technology in the arts and music and, increasingly, the application and influence of the arts, design and humanities on science and technology.

The real fake news room

Deep fake

Fake news has been on the news a lot these days. How easy is it to make one yourself? It turns out to be really easy, as easy as how people generated gossip in the past. You can even have computer write those news for you. How easy to spread the fake news? Well, the modern social media makes this task unprecendently easy and efficient. Better yet, if you have resource and be strategical, you can hire a team of people, create an army of bots, to do the job. It can be spread really fast and appears very convincing.

Painting Lizards

When our session ends at Djerassi, we're asked to leave behind an artist's page as a memento of our visit.  Because one constant of my time on the ranch was seeing lizards, I thought it would be fun to try to pay tribute to the many different kinds of lizards that live on the property.  Everywhere you go on the ranch, you'll find at least one and often many lizards--scuttling away under a tree stump, fleeing around the side of the house, or diving into the tall grasses leaving only the memory a brief, sharp rustling.