sociology


Coffee House Reading #18: Prisoners of Geography

‘Oh god not that book, I tried, but I could never get past Russia…’ Was the editors response when I suggested Tim Marshalls 2015 output ‘Prisoners of Geography– Ten Maps that tell you everything you need to know about Global Politics’ for this edition of Coffee House readings. Well, boss, if […]


Harder – Better – Faster – Stronger

When I finished my studies, a girlfriend – a wicked smart girl who had just started her PhD – asked me to ghostwrite her thesis for her. She wanted to organize the material and tell me a few of her ideas. I should be the one doing the writing part. “You’re […]


Robert Trappl – Are we sheep when we dream of electric androids?

About the talk Decision making: one of the soft skills every manager needs. But what do you need to be able to make decisions, not only the tough ones? Some theories say you must be completely unemotional to adjudicate on something, although other researchers tell you the complete opposite. So what?