Tag: samenleving

Finance

No one wants to test the strength of the debt ceiling. The brinkmanship is the kind of dance that no sane person would perform on the edge of a real cliff.  Digital currencies and stablecoins have the potential to… Read More

Dating

Dating is expensive. Many people are deciding they’d rather meet virtually first. Social distancing popularized video dates. We have finally found the one thing that makes us all more attractive: a vaccination! I’ve learned during this yearlong lockdown pandemic that… Read More

Art

Je kunt zeggen dat het werk van Vincent van Gogh juist geliefd is omdat hij zijn eigen kwetsbaarheid omzette in kracht. CryptoPunks have gained huge admiration as early players in the NFT space, helping pioneer the kind of… Read More

Aftercare

What do we know about Long Covid-19 amongst the vaccinated? Sadly, not much! Long Covid-19: de gevolgen voor haar zijn groot. Werken, studeren en sociaal doen op één dag kan ik niet meer. With kids and long Covid-19,… Read More

Pathology

I think this entire idea of pathogen sharing is based on power dynamics. Before sharing anything, there should be conversations about: how do we not share! Gain-of-function research involves purposefully enhancing pathogens in a lab to better understand them. De… Read More

Meaning of Life

People realize that material betterment is no longer the single most important source of meaning in life. Mensen zijn rationele wezens, maar in het proosten zit iets magisch. Proosten, het glas klinken en liederen zingen. Om een affectief… Read More

Tech

Today’s tech executives are often as easily tripped up by grandstanding politicians as were their auto-executive forebears. Lessons for Big Tech from Ralph Nader. NFT’s, digitale mensen en sovereign cloud. Microsoft will let consumers sign into their accounts with… Read More

Learning

For many students, training programs or boot camps that can teach technical skills in a matter of months can be a smarter bet than a traditional college or university. When a country or a system loses the ability… Read More

History

Krachtig uitspreken tegen vergelijkingen tussen de situatie rond de coronacrisis en de Holocaust.  Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it really mean to say that time passes? Seniors spent the most time… Read More

Touch

Reintegrating back into our post pandemic summer while also trying to cope with the repercussions and fears of the last 18 months. Joy and anxiety: the hot face emoji in action. The pandemic reoriented our conomy of attention,… Read More

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