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Meeting with Marco

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Book Launch of ‘Change Ahead’, by Carola Verschoor

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His dark materials

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The futures of the futures of iOt

Springer recently published a (seemingly) interesting volume, Architecting the Internet of Things; ‘seemingly’ because I didn’t read it and unlikely will in the near, despite my interest in these issues. The price tag – a coquette 99.95 euro – is … Continue reading

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Patching the Futures

Recently I was luck enough to buy the first book published by the Patching Zone, a creative spin-off of the V2 Institute in Rotterdam headed by Anne Nigten (“lucky” here means that I managed to get the last copy in … Continue reading

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Zizek on Everything

Quite lengthy (20+min) and very interesting interview with Slavoj Žižek, a somewhat eccentric Slovenian philosopher aka social psychoanalyst by Riz Khan/AlJazeera. It’s more or less a recap of one of his latest books, Living in the End Times, but – … Continue reading

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Atlas of Gnoseography

I’ve recently bought an amazing book, Atlas of Science: Visualizing What We Know, both beautiful and thoughtful. It is is indeed an atlas, so do expect a lot of maps there, but these will not be your usual geographic maps … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Hold ?

ps: By David Shrigley, from his new book ‘What the Hell Are You Doing?‘

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Ideefiks Seminar in U Twente

Last Friday I went to the Ideefiks Lustrum seminar held by the Center for Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Science (CEPTES) of the University of Twente. I learned about the event via my recent Facebook ‘friendship’ with Peter-Paul Verbeek, the … Continue reading

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The Future is Yes is More

This is a piece of absolutely blunt promotion (free): I’ve recently bought a very nice book, Yes is More, by the Danish architectural agency BIG (named after its founder and still a director, Bjarke Ingels); but ‘nice’ would be an … Continue reading

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