Archives de catégorie : Controverse

Are controversies useful?

No prizes for guessing my opinion on this! But when an ESIEE engineering lecturer colleague sent me this link I thought « Oh yeah! Bruno Latour on the radio again ». But no. This is a different set of experts and academics: … Lire la suite

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Californian antiprogramme forces Pepsi and Coke to translate the product

This is a beautiful example of how an antiprogramme actor can force a programme translation. The antiprogramme actor is a Californian obligation to put an anticancer warning on the bottles or cans of Coke and Pepsi if there is a … Lire la suite

Publié dans Controverse, Programme-Anti Programme | Laisser un commentaire

La Technopanique…

…est un terme nouveau pour moi.  « Technophobie » – bien sur mais panique… Pour en savoir plus sur ce qui se cache derrière cliquez ici! Et si c’était de la technojalousie tout simplement?

Publié dans Controverse, Innovation | Laisser un commentaire

Clever first year ESIEE Paris students last year…

…did their controversy mapping on Google glasses. Several groups in fact. One group made an amazing panoramic 3 metre wide poster. Well it seems there really was a controversy. Not just ethical about freedom of information and privacy. There was … Lire la suite

Publié dans Controverse, ESIEE, Innovation, Programme-Anti Programme | Laisser un commentaire

Here comes the sun

Firstly because up here in the Northern hemisphere the days start getting longer today. Secondly, this long article in MIT review on solar power 2.0 in Japan suggests that the conversion efficiency of panels has now reached 22%. When Majda … Lire la suite

Publié dans Controverse, Programme-Anti Programme, Uncategorized, Vie ITMP | Laisser un commentaire

Merry Xmas everyone!

In Turku, a huge Christmas tree goes up in front of the Cathedral. Here in Noisy Champs, all the first year students pour up their controversy posters on the walls of the 300 metre long ESIEE building. This is like … Lire la suite

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Turku. Toulouse. Two cities. Same story

Chance had it that straight after coming back from Turku I went to Toulouse. In these two cities art and science  combine to remind us « how fragile we are ». « We » means us humans here on earth. In Turku, the work … Lire la suite

Publié dans Annonce, Complex systems, Controverse, Programme-Anti Programme, Uncategorized | 1 commentaire