High Energy prices ? Yawn. Today the german newspaper FOCUS has released an article where BDI (Union of German Industry) complains about high energy prices: https://www-focus-de.translate.goog/finanzen/news/deutsche-zahlen-die-hoechsten-strompreise-der-welt_id_49508661.html?_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en My guess is that the people writing at FOCUS or at the BDI have absolutely no idea about the economy. High prices generate high profits for investors and thus … Continue reading High Energy prices ? Yawn.
The hard question of civilization In the filed of Artificial Intelligence there is a wide common discussion of the hard question of intelligence, namely „What can it be that atoms and molecules in our skull that is nothing more than dead matter can form something that we call our self, that we all experience every … Continue reading The hard question of civilization
About detecting bullshit Ugo Bardi has recently published a strong article about the reson why climate science failed as science as a whole failed. You can read it here. The point he makes in the article is that humans have a built-in “Bullshit Detector”. That works as follows: It detects when the message one receives … Continue reading About detecting bullshit
The year has passed and leaves us asking the question “what did we take away from 2016” ? I want to introduce the term “discontinuity” and show what it means for us humans. Firstly, what does it mean for ourselves? Because we live very comfortable and stable lives, we have become used to seeing the world … Continue reading 2016 discontinued