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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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