Welcome to another weekly VOX discussion night. The above topic was suggested by Pawel and received the highest vote in our Facebook page polling. Join us this Tuesday for the discussion. The event will be held in room 2.74 (one floor above the usual Steve Job’s room), TU Library and will start at 7.00 pm.
Does it matter how old you are? – Do you have a sense of treating people differently based on age? Have you had a thought like: “when im 25, then ill be a real adult/mature person”? If you talk to someone interesting, and you learn they’re much younger/older than you thought, do you think differently … [Read more…]
So I always have this dilemma of how to react to horrible events that happen to other people, not directly connected to me. Typically I choose respectful silence, but that might be confused with ignorance or lack of care. On the other hand, overreaction is not desired, which might lead to or be perceived as … [Read more…]
We live in a world where sustainability, efficiency, re-usability is key. While swiss knives and fold-out sofa-beds are popular and widely available, we may benefit from more objects that serve more purpose than one. What other every day items, spaces, technologies can we combine to save precious resources? Can we dream up devices or technologies … [Read more…]
What do you think of international women’s day? What is its purpose and why is it important? What is the best way to spend it? Is it a day of celebration or something else? Is it given enough, to little or too much attention?
What’s the point of them? Do they really reflect well or accurately what should be done? Does one person’s ignorance really mean the same thing as another’s knowledge, as Asimov is quoted as saying? What do polls measure outside of seeing what amount of people want to have their “voice” heard? It might be good … [Read more…]
Inspirational quotes: I’ve kept a folder on my harddrive, filled with inspirational quotes on top of pictures. For a while I was quite keen on collecting these pieces of wisdom, as I saw them. What I thought might be fun was go over some of these with you, discuss them. On the flipside, I’ve stopped … [Read more…]
We have already mentioned the topic several times along other discussions that robotisation is likely to be the doom of unskilled labour. However, with the pace of current progress, many thought to be high end professions are at risk. Going to your GP to hear all the standard questions? Need a pharmacist? Basic legal/accounting problems? … [Read more…]