CURRENT ISSUE

THE BENEFIT OF DOUBT

SPRING 2021
11
ABOUT CURRENT ISSUE

Do we really have the chance to consciously choose in front of doubts and dilemmas? Our new issue focuses on the topic of Doubt: from the apathy and aboulomania that has struck CEOs’ business decisions, to the moral, philosophical and scientific dilemmas that we are facing in this moment of pandemic.

Pages
146
Size
23,5 x 29 cm
ABOUT MAIZE

maize is a triannual magazine powered by H-FARM, an international hub for innovation, education and entrepreneurship, that explores the complexities of innovation and the shifting dichotomy between technology and evolution through the lens of philosophy, arts, and humanities.

Each issue of maize is an aesthetic monograph, which explores a central topic through compelling interviews, reports, short stories, personal essays and visuals. This magazine is for those who love open discussions, philosophical ideas, and contemporary thoughts. It is also for those who are eager to discover new ways to develop foresight, be inspired, make informed decisions, and participate in the innovation process—all while staying human.

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The invention of modern time

The Greenwich Meridian is the ruler of clocks. But before 1884, there was no universal system of timekeeping, nor time zones.

by Riccardo Coluccini

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Culture & Society

Cinematic mutation

No other art form has developed technically as much as cinema. But this transformation is also about our universal quest for meaning.

by Armando Trivellini

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Environment & Sustainability

Flatland climbers

In the 1970s, a group of mountaineers started despising the myth of a hard and pure climber.

by Susanna Marchini

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Food

Beyond meat

Soon, natural resources will not be enough to feed us. Here’s how synthetic biology could help.

by Sridhar Iyengar

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Food

Mostly plants, not too much

A philosophy about how to dine with reverence challenges us to go back to a place in time where food is sacred.

a conversation with Michael Pollan