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The Spectre of Populism

There is a spectre haunting the Web: That spectre is populism. Let me backtrack a moment. This piece is a part of an ongoing series of posts about „rational media“ – a concept that is still not completely hard and … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Unanswered Questions

There’s a piece by Charles Ives, a famous American composer, named „The Unanswered Question“. I have long enjoyed this piece, and in particular also its title. In my opinion, there are many unanswered questions. One reason why there are so … Continue reading Continue reading

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Do You Want To Be Right Or Do You Want To Be Happy?

Did anyone ever ask Galileo this question? Why or why not? Why do some people ask other people this question today?
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Responsibility to Life

I have many friends — and although I have never met up with the vast majority “face to face”, I nonetheless cherish when they motivate me to think about something long and hard. Recently, several things came together in a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Good Titles, Bad Titles: What Title of Your Post Says About You

A couple of decades ago ( ), I did empirical research about how librarians thought about titles. Back then librarians were really the most advanced information scientists. In fact, they probably still are — except that today, people who are … Continue reading
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Search: What is it Good for?

Questions — what are they good for? Answers — what are they good for? Talk: What is it good for? We need to pay attention here: Does the end justify the means? Is your end goal the same end goal … Continue reading
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