Tag: computer science

Data Swarms Revisited – New Modes of Being

Christoph Lange , March 2nd, 2021

Editor’s Note: The new Platypus Thematic Series entitled “Data Swarms Revisited” will feature posts form computer science, philosophy and anthropology and connect to the Thematic Series Anthropos Tomo…


Human as the Ultimate Authority in Control

Anna Lukina , March 2nd, 2021

Illustration of algorithmically simulated flocking behavior (2021, created by Anna Lukina) With the growing size of historical data available to researchers and industrial practitioners, developing al…


Quantum Arms Race

Parth Sabharwal , November 24th, 2020

A lot has been said and written about the impending unleashing of quantum technology in the world. Whereas many sing paeans to the potential of the technology to…


How to Book an Appointment Online when you have Aphasia

Abi Roper , August 21st, 2018

I’m meeting a fellow speech therapist researcher at a weekly drop-in session for people with aphasia when Markus* comes in, brandishing an envelope.  “I went!” he exclaims. Markus…