resurrection: The three books are equal parts revolutionary manifestos for those who want an analysis of the state of affairs, and strategic manuals for those who have already taken to the streets and revolted. [From now by Author of the Invisible Committee]
SCIENCE FICTION: The TV series based on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World contains - by including digital surveillance - also an essential element from George Orwell's dystopian vision of the future. [Brave New World by Series Creators: Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor, David Wiener]
THE ARTISTS: In the occupied West Bank, art became a form of knowledge based on research and free critical thinking. One of the founders of the art academy in Ramallah, tells here what happened - supported by Norway.
Things are starting to behave. But the fact that things around us are getting smarter does not necessarily mean that we ourselves are getting smarter, quite the contrary. [The Internet of Things by Mercedes Bunz and GrahamMeikle]
KATE stanza: We humans have lost control of the development we have set in motion. The disaster is a warning that comes too late, and the elites make themselves susceptible to the danger signals. Can we avoid panicky escape from the common problems? [How Everything Can Collapse / Infinite Mobilization by Pablo Servigne, Raphaël Stevens, Peter Sloterdijk]
Fathers missed: Sibylle Lacan, daughter of psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, tells of a sore father relationship in this short but strong memoir. [A Father (2019) by Sibylle Lacan Translated by Adrian Nathan West]
cultural history: Celan wanted Heidegger to apologize for supporting Adolf Hitler. With such thinkers, how can they contribute to a society at par with human potential? [Totnauberg by Hans-Peter Kunisch]
CAPTURE: The authorities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico are now investing in start-ups, incubators and training programs. But at the same time, Colombia can confiscate protesters' phones; in Ecuador, the authorities block the same access to servers; and in Nicaragua and Venezuela, governments have routinely restricted access to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The United States and China are on aggressive courtship trips to countries throughout the region.
LEADER: The Palestine magazine of our century has both a current and historical perspective on the # Middle East # long nuclear conflict about Palestine. Although it is well known, it is often lacking in detailed knowledge.
FRANKENSTEIN: About killing drones, artificial intelligence and Frankenstein. It has become easier to fight - and more dangerous. If, or when, the machines themselves take over, humanity may suddenly be on the wrong side of the table.
Krypto: The time when bank payments across national borders took five days is not yet over. But it does not cost five percent of the transaction anymore. But what about those without a bank account? Libra is driving development
TOURISM AND AUTHENTICITY: The distinctive feature film Bait describes the conflict between local fishermen and holidaymakers in Cornwall and is a social realist drama portrayed in a strikingly small social realist way.
ESSAY How can it be that some politicians can lie as much as they want, like President Trump, and at the same time be perceived as truthful by their constituents? We look at how the philosopher Hannah Arendt defined the difference between the traditional and the modern lie, as the difference between hiding and destroying. And how the truth can be faked because one can finger reality.