What’s up with polls?

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

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…]

While the site was offline, we talked about:

November 24th: The impending artificial intelligence doom “The following article has been making the rounds some time ago, and a number have already read this summary of arguments of why we should be weary of enthusiasm. Science fiction stories are full of robot uprisings. How prophetic can they be? What do you think, what do … [Read more…]

Sep 22: Quantity or quality

Join in the TU Delft Library Einstein room this topic set by Leroy: “would you rather spend your time with few people, high intensity, or many, low intensity. Why? Do you think you can really get to the depths of a subject or person by spending just a lot of time on it/them? Do you … [Read more…]

VOX Videos: Archive


Every movie we’ve watched and discussed with VOX Delft: Living Utopia Independent Intervention Escape from Tomorrow Paradise or Oblivion Panopticon, with as guest director Peter Vlemmix Consuming Kids Jiro Dreams of Sushi – October 20 The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology – November 24 Enjoy Poverty – December 15 Short videos – January 20 My Dinner … [Read more…]

June 16: Quitting

” Never quit quitting. Its the only way to win” “When you start, people are obliged to be excited while if you quit you are obliged for an explanation.” Web search of the word “quit” would bring millions of don’t quit quotes and thousands of self motivation websites and blogs.We revere people, who against all … [Read more…]