During the last long weekend, I went to cinema to watch “The imitation game”. I assumed it was going to be a good film because it was nominated for eight … Continue reading The Imitation Game
Do we really want what we wish for? Do our wishes actually come from our inner needs and desires? Or are we so tamed and trained to the extent that … Continue reading Do you know how to wish?
More than a year ago in another post (How language makes you dumb) I wrote about how proficiency deficiency in a language can make you “dumb”. Language is arguably the most important … Continue reading How language makes you dumb – Part 2
The closing down of pirate bay website hit the news on 9 December. A few days before that stop-TTIP announced it had reached the 1000,000 signatures. I haven’t read anywhere that these events were linked and I’m not claiming there is. Here I’m just reciting some facts about the events whose dates, sequence and concurrency are indeed interesting.
David Kushner is offering us “An Inside Look at Anonymous, the Radical Hacking Collective” in his article in the New Yorker. The article was initially entitled “An Inside Look at Anonymous, the Radical Hacking … Continue reading The (IN)Famous Anonymous
“For only that which we knew or practiced at fifteen will one day constitute our attraction.” Walter Benjamin I first watched American Beauty when I was 17, two years older … Continue reading American Beauty
This is not an attempt to write a review on “Amour”, the beautiful work of Michael Haneke. There so many great professional reviews out there that make my petty attempt to … Continue reading Amour