Long Story Short

What Are Microplastics?

Microplastics have rapidly become an issue of concern for both human and non-human's health. But what are they exactly?

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On the anthropology of Artificial Intelligence

AI WAY TO HELL

When we talk about Artificial Intelligence, we tend to think of technology and technique. But if we truly want to understand something about it, we should put the ethical issue first.

Leonardo Caffo

Tackling climate change

Two Minutes to Midnight

The methane once trapped into the tundra ice is evaporating. New York City, Jakarta and Venice are struggling against the sinking. Rainfalls, flooding and hurricanes are hitting the most vulnerable regions of the planet. Without a global political action, there is very little we can do to avoid an ecological catastrophe.

Carlo Carraro

Why Corporates Are Teaching Their Employees to Be Kids again

The Education Chasm

What does it mean when the skills we seek today in our preparation for tomorrow are the same as the ones we all held yesterday? Put succinctly – this is what we call the educational chasm.

Moriella Kowalski

Learning, De-class-ified

Findings

How a declassified manual from 1944 unveils the secrets of abysmal leadership.

Matteo Scanni

10 Reflections on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence

Renaissance of Humanity

AI, with machine learning and robotics, has become omnipresent in daily life and across headlines. While innovators are ravishing that it can put an end to nearly all of humanity’s problems – with data and machines making all our decisions in the future – at the same time, the public debate about the impact of these technologies is often fundamentally pessimistic: painting a picture of superintelligent machines taking over the world to dominate and eventually eradicate the human race.

Nicole Büttner-Thiel

Start Up Stories

From Satoshi to Nakamo.to

Michael Geike is the CEO of Advanced Blockchain AG, a group that focuses on the design, development, and deployment of DLT software for businesses and their operations and services. The company is collaborating with startup nakamo.to in the creation of peaq, one of the only projects working with DAG at its base layer, instead of the blockchain.

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Quantum & Consciousness

The Third Shift: What Comes After Digital?

Over the last four human generations, our society has experienced two defining shifts - to analog, then to digital. Could a third shift be on the horizon?

Stan Stalnaker

Some reasons as to why

Not Everyone is Creative (And That's Fine)

Why does everyone want to be creative?

Carlo Boccadoro

On Digital Pedagogy

Why Technology and Literature Should Go Hand-in-Hand

In Western societies today, the perceived dichotomy between the humanistic disciplines and STEM subjects is often seen as a natural thing: in school, we study them as though they reside in separate realms, and when the time comes to choose which career to pursue, we are given the choice of either path A or path B.

Petra Dierkes-Thrun

Understanding Neurodiversity

New Ways of Thinking, Learning, and Driving Change

Research shows that one of the most important sources of competitive advantage is a company’s overall corporate learning strategy. A robust corporate learning strategy focuses on deep expertise development, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the continuous reinforcement of expertise as a central to success.

Rahmyn Kress

It is Not as You Think

INSIDE THE FILTER BUBBLE

Our societies are becoming more and more composed of groups of non-kin, like-minded people, generating non-traditional network structures that end up polarizing our perception of the word. Social media are often pointed at as the cause of these “filter bubbles”, while they merely highlight a trend that has an entirely different origin.

Tamás Dávid-Barrett