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Symposia and the exchange of ideas

In the following talk (facilitaed by the “Shut Up and Contemplate” symposium) Max Fochler talks about some STS perspectives on the topic of the symposium: Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0gpg8uqy3I

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Science communication in public television

Harald Lesch is a German professor of Physics at munich but also teaches natural philosophy. He is widely known from his appearances in different television formats where he “explains” natural phenomenon. At the same time it is very interesting how he communicates a very particular (quite critical and differntiating) picture of his own discipline: Source: […]

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Displaying cultures of hacking

Gabriella Coleman has done very insightful work on different cultures of hacking and hacking groups such as Anonymous. By this she has not only pushed into an essential part of contemporary digital culture but also adapted her own social science research approach to this environment. In the following project she and various colleaugues have put […]

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Computer science education

Tom Scott creates videos on YouTube often concerning the history or functionality of computers/information technology infrastructures/porgramming languages. The audience seems to be broad and not just ‘techies’. This is one recent example: Video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bC6tngl0PTI Another good example: Video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5JC9Ve1sfI Here is also a full playlist of computer science basics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsTptu56GM8&list=PL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkAlPsrkcha&index=3

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Edward Snowden on data privacy in times of Corona

In the following interview Edward Snowden describes why we also have to think about the future and how our current decisions influence it. He emphasises the gap between the presumed effects of certain measures (tracking all location data) and its actual effects. One of the strongest statements he makes is: The funniest part about it, […]