Buddhism 101: A Short Introductory Lecture by Jorge Luis Borges
In 1977, erudite Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges delivered a series of seven lectures in Buenos Aires on a variety of topics, including Dante’s Divine Comedy, nightmares, and the Kabbalah. (The lecture series is collected in an English translation entitled Seven Nights.
Africa in 2030: A future of smartphones, drones and digital witchdoctors
Mobile connections in Africa have grown by 44% a year since 2000, the fastest in the world. But tech isn’t done with Africa yet IT has been said the main reasons we wake up in the mornings and go to work, is because we believe tomorrow will be better and more interesting than today.
The Cathedral of Computation
Algorithms are everywhere, supposedly. We are living in an “algorithmic culture,” to use the author and communication scholar Ted Striphas’s name for it. Google’s search algorithms determine how we access information. Facebook’s News Feed algorithms determine how we socialize.
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The continued proliferation of connected devices and the narratives driving them forward has been running parallel to stories of surveillance, hacking and black boxes.