What are the benefits of a project-based organization?

Expiring Decisions

Tomas Barazza

Utopia and Ideology

Alessandro Ferrara, professor of political philosophy at the University of Rome talks about how politics has always been influenced by utopian thought, from Plato's republic to dictatorships, explaining the concept of hyperpluralism, sensible utopias and the legitimation of democracy.

Alessandro Ferrara

Long story short

From Alexei Stakhanov to Elon Musk, some people are particularly keen on the type of workaholism that hustle culture perpetuates. It’s all about how “busy” they are — how many projects they’re juggling at the same time. Hustle culture has become the standard for many to gauge productivity and performance.

Alberto Tundo

Bad habits in the workspace

We hate them, but we can’t work without them. Psychology professor John Kello helps us balance our complicated relationship with one of the most used and abused ways of getting things done — meetings

Alice Azzolini

future-centered educational approach

Since it was founded in 1968, the International Baccalaureate World Schools’ mission has been built on a cornerstone of creating a better world through education. Adrian Kearney, director of IB talks about how to keep it relevant in a world that’s changing rapidly.

Adrian Kearney

The Skeptical Enthusiast

The guarantee of safety in autonomous driving points to some challenges with the evolution of AI technology. Can we guarantee safety using a data-driven approach? How much data would we need? Do we have the time to collect and validate it?

Vittorio Di Tomaso

Innovative approaches to better employee engagement

How can organizations ensure that employees are engaged at work? Organizations that consistently add value to their employees, and other workers in their organization will be able to attract, retain, and keep the best people at their top level.

Guido van Nispen

The timeless empire of the super senses

Wonder, fear, empathy, excitement, love, and déjà vu — a collection of emotional states typical of human beings — were turned into artistic experiences with cutting-edge intelligent technology in Sensorium.

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How can a civilization teach itself how to die?

The apocalypse is here; it’s just unfolding in an unexpected way. How can a civilization teach itself how to die?

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Communicating science for the masses

How are innovation and AI changing how educators approach science topics? Do the jobs of the future mean that we need to rethink making science more accessible?

Deborah Berebichez

Sex in the digital era

It’s clear that technology is widening our range of possibilities for sexual experiences, but how is this going to change how we interact with others, and even, love them?

Trudy Barber

our latest issue

Issue N. 6 - July 2019

Anthropocene. Now what?

As a side effect of its behavior, humanity is changing the world. The effects of this new era are not just territorial or climatic: they’re philosophical, cultural, anthropological — in one world, structural. We won’t easily get away with this, but we should not despair either. Now what?

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