Darlene Pope to Chair the Connected Virtual Tech Event November 16th and 17th

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Connected Virtual Tech Event, produced by Fifth Gen Media, is pleased to announce that Darlene Pope will be serving as conference chair and leading all the content, speakers and panels at the upcoming event.  Darlene is a well-known industry speaker, thought leader, and globally recognized expert in the field of smart buildings and digital workplace.

“I’m really excited to have Darlene working with us on this event.  There is no one who has a better understanding of the smart building ecosystem than she has,” said Rich Berliner, CEO of Fifth Gen Media and Producer of the event.  “Darlene will add an element to this show that is unsurpassed, and we are so pleased to have her join us.”

The Connected Virtual Tech Event is a two-day virtual trade show and conference using a new interactive platform that delivers the closest

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Modern Science Didn’t Appear Until the 17th Century. What Took So Long?

The Scientific Revolution of the 17th century yielded the figure of the modern scientist, single-mindedly dedicated to collecting empirical evidence and testing hypotheses against it. Strevens, who studied mathematics and computer science before turning to philosophy, says that transforming ordinary thinking humans into modern scientists entails “a morally and intellectually violent process.” So much scientific research takes place under conditions of “intellectual confinement” — painstaking, often tedious work that requires attention to minute details, accounting for fractions of an inch and slivers of a degree. Strevens gives the example of a biologist couple who spent every summer since 1973 on the Galápagos, measuring finches; it took them four decades before they had enough data to conclude that they had observed a new species of finch.

Credit…Jessica Herman

This kind of obsessiveness has made modern science enormously productive,

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