Category: BINCmisc

Een sprong in het diepe

Studenten van de masteropleiding Science, Communication and Society van de Universiteit van Leiden zijn afgelopen maandag gestart met de workshop-week genaamd ‘An emerging technological and societal transition, preparing for the post-industrial world’. Deze week zijn deze studenten verantwoordelijk voor de outreach van dit event. Zij moeten een sprong in het diepe wagen om dit doel…

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Hero

This week the students of the course SCS fundamentals are participating in the Lorentz workshop ‘An Emerging Technological and Societal Transition: Preparing for the Post-Industrial World’. Here, scientist of different fields work together to answer some of the questions concerning our somewhat science fiction-like future. The workshop’s focus lies on future prospects and science’s impact…

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Coming of age

For thousands of years, mankind has been progressing through its turbulent life. Contrary to an actual individual’s life stages, this aging advances all-but linearly. The main cause for this is that human development occurs almost analogous to technological progress. The discovery of fire could be depicted as our first crawl, while likewise, the invention of…

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Smeltkroes

“Zonder technologie zouden wij niet bestaan” (Doyne Farmer), “Complexe systemen vereisen nieuwe vormen van verhalen” (Susan Stephney), “Beveiliging is de sleutel tot de economie” (Stephen Engberg), “Ik ben hier op zoek naar hoop, positiviteit en enthousiasme” (Kristina Korsholm). Zoveel mensen, zoveel inzichten en onderzoeksgebieden. Allemaal hier verzameld in het Lorentz Center in Leiden om te praten…

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Melting pot

“Without technology, none of us could exist” (Doyne Farmer), “Complex systems require new forms of narratives” (Susan Stephney), “Security is the key to economics” (Stephan Engberg), “I look here for hope, positivity and enthusiasm” (Kristina Korsholm). So many people, so many insights and research fields. All gathered here at the Lorentz Center in Leiden to talk…

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