Folks unite online to prevent a suicide

A postmodern morality play is unfolding online. We are still struggling to figure out what it means to be a human being on the internet. Anonymity makes communication easier, but it also makes it less meaningful. Can 30,000 strangers on the internet convince an anonymous person about which they know very little not to jump … Read more

Stadtbekannt über den Hackbus

Stadtbekannt berichtet über den Hackbus. Am Sonntag haben wir uns für euch auf das Festival der Bezirke im 6. Bezirk beim Esterhazy-Park begeben. […] Wir haben für euch einige der Stationen des Bezirksfestivals ausgetestet, die in jedem oder den meisten der Bezirke stattfinden. Wir haben dem Hackbus von Monochrom einen Besuch abgestattet, waren mit KÖR– … Read more

Gender, Democracy, and philosophy of science

Feminist epistemologies and philosophies of science have challenged conventional standards for objectivity, rationality, “good method” and “real science.” This paper looks at the stronger standards for maximizing objectivity which feminists have demanded, and the challenges to conventional philosophies and histories of science arising from non-Western science and technology traditions. Sciences and philosophies of science which … Read more

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