Tech giants face US Congress hearings on competition

Just came across this article on the US Congress hearings of the giant Tech companies Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. What called my attention was the approach from the executives (you know, corporate diplomats) in stating that they face competition and are not monopolies – which, let’s be honest, is not quite accurate. I believeContinue reading “Tech giants face US Congress hearings on competition”

Elon Musk’s cyborg technology

Let me start by apologizing for the rather radical shift in the nature of my post today, but this is actually a reflection of my ongoing scientific research. I do believe, however, that this shift presents itself quite appropriately. Our technological apparatus is advancing in such a rapid pace that I believe human-machine symbiosis isContinue reading “Elon Musk’s cyborg technology”

Ad Hoc: Complexity in Science, Culture and Society

The research group Complexity┬ámet on April 1st of 2019 at the Research College for Human Sciences (Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften) in Bad Homburg, Germany to participate in a discussion with the South African cosmolgist George Ellis. His recent work “The Dynamical Emergence of Biology From Physics: Branching Causation via Biomolecules” was the basis for the workshop heldContinue reading “Ad Hoc: Complexity in Science, Culture and Society”