Nova on PBS: Becoming Human Series

I am watching Becoming Human: Last Human Standing on PBS’s Nova. I also watched the earlier two episodes in the series this morning: First Steps and Birth of Humanity. These shows are why I love PBS–insightful and enlightening programs that draw on amazing scientific discoveries. Specifically, this series demonstrates how we humans came to be the way we are. It employs archaeological evidence and fossil records to create the narrative of human evolution. It is well worth seeing.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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