Quotation from Charles de Gaulle From Memoirs of Hope, quoted in Philip G. Cerny, The Politics of Grandeur, Ideological aspects of de Gaulle’s foreign policy Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980), p. 53.
At Technion’s Computer Science Faculty – April 23, 2013 – Prof. Bernard Chazelle (Princeton University) The glory of 20th century physics was in many ways the triumph of mathematics. Lacking the requisite symmetries, the life sciences of today are unlikely to witness a repeat of this miraculous match. Unlike electromagnetism, for example, cancer will not […]
Bruno Latour. Reflections on Etienne Souriau’s Les diff ́erents modes d’existence. Harman Graham, Bryant Levi, Srnicek Nick. The Speculative Turn: Continental Materialism and Realism, re.press, pp.304-333, 2011 In a totally forgotten book, Etienne Souriau, a mid 20th century philosopher had very daringly proposed to tackle straight on the question of the plurivocity of being not, […]
As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication — and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.
The idea of the universe as a ‘giant brain’ has been proposed by scientists – and science fiction writers – for decades. But now physicists say there may be some evidence that it’s actually true. In a sense. According to a study published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, the universe may be growing in the same […]
THE CONTROL SYSTEM OF THE ClTIZENS’ DEFENSE CORPS Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 10.35.44 A document from 1941, USA, Office of Civilian Defense WASHINGTON, D. C. ‘The purpose of this pamphlet is to supply the necessary instructions for establishing and operating a local civilian protection control system Every organization is composed of groups of workers, each […]
Every Wednesday from 6 pm to 7 pm contact firstname.lastname@example.org Started on Wednesday 20 2016 Ways of Worldmaking, by Nelson Goodman Every week we discuss one new chapter Feel free to join at every moment (but read the chapters before here) room 3.30 LLC 50 George Square (room number may change, please contact email@example.com)
Conclusive collective Workshop of the CRAG Confluence 2015 In the first 6 minutes, Luis de Miranda recaptures the essence of the previous days and talks of the conference The next hour is dedicated to the theme of creation of reality and how it can be addressed in a cross-disciplinary manner Eventually the theme of the […]