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In Defense of the Dog Bowl

In Defense of the Dog Bowl
2 months ago

In Defense of the Dog Bowl

MIT’s Mini Cheetah quadruped robot isn’t the only new working dog on the market. The emerging work-to-eat lifestyle for dog owners banks on the idea that, deep down, every dog …
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Where is the Rift? Marx, Lacan, Capitalism, and Ecology
2 months ago

Where is the Rift? Marx, Lacan, Capitalism, and Ecology

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When, decades ago, ecology emerged as a crucial theoretical and practical issue, many Marxists (as well as critics of Marxism) noted that nature – more precisely, the exact ontological status …
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Algorithms and Medial Efficacy
3 months ago

Algorithms and Medial Efficacy

Algorithms are emergent phenomena. The word is a Latinized version of Muhammad Ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi’s name, who, in 830 AD, authored The Book of Calculation by Completion and Balancing. Contrary …
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Ecological Debt and Responsibility
3 months ago

Ecological Debt and Responsibility

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Unconscious incompetence, conscious incompetence, conscious competence, and unconscious competence are often hailed as the royal road to mastery. What rarely gets mentioned afterwards, however, is that this is an iterative …
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