[The following interview with David Bardens is also available in a provisional English translation. Die Chronologie des Falles dokumentierten wir auf http://positivists.org/blog/archives/3881 Olaf Simons stellte die Fragen für positivists.org]
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Milos Rancic’s article about the NATO bombings of Yugoslavia in 1999 and subsequent developments in international affairs have inspired the present author to draft this. It may be too pedantic to begin with the following. There was no UN... Read More | Share it now!
Quora a question-and-answer website where questions are created, answered, edited and organized by its community of users. The company was founded in June 2009, and the website was made available to the public on June 21, 2010. Quora aggregates... Read More | Share it now!
We should focus on measuring how much knowledge we allow every human to share in, instead of number of articles or active editors. A project to measure Wikimedia’s success has been started. We can already start using this metric to evaluate new... Read More | Share it now!
During the last year or so, from time to time I was thinking about the bombing of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1999 and nearby events in comparison to the other US-led interventions of the 21st century. It was likely the stories of the Middle... Read More | Share it now!
انعکاس در 556/2 متر مربع عنوان نمایشگاهی بود که در نگارخانه پردیس دانشگاه هنر تبریز(1385)برگزار شد-در این کار، کف نگارخانه را عایق کردم و سپس... Read More | Share it now!
The Guardian and the Independent spread news that a chatbot was able to convince the jury in a Turing test – or rather 33% of that jury (may we assume that the test was conducted with three jurors of whom one succeeded where I failed with the... Read More | Share it now!
در نمایشگاه “مشق های اسماعیل ” طراحی ها ی اسماعیل قنبری از مرحله طراحی محض گذشته و خودشان را در جمع مطرح می کنند.
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The deadline for the fifth topic “On the way to vote – election day” is Sunday 25 May at midnight CET. For this theme you are invited to send in from one up to five photos. The jury winner of the best photo(s) will be announced on Friday... Read More | Share it now!
The following is an interview between Olaf Simons for positivists.org and Elder Brown and Elder Colson, Nate Brown and Eric Colson, two Mormon missionaries, who are presently stationed in Gotha, east Germany. Perhaps a bit of information to frame the... Read More | Share it now!
ﺍسماعیل قنبرﯼ : با نقاشی کردن از اسکناسها می خواهم نبض جریان سیاسی اقتصادی و اجتماعی ملتها را نشان دهم، یا به عبارتی اشاره ی ضمنی داشته... Read More | Share it now!
The following is an (abridged) English version of an interview I gave for Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Wikipedia and why scholars hesitate to write for the online encyclopedia (their issue of April 9, 2014, last page). Friedemann... Read More | Share it now!
Olaf Simons: Rumours have it that you are planning a temporary Facebook abstinence – can it be?
Hashem Al-Ghaili: Yes, that’s right. Due to work pressure, I have to quit Facebook temporarily for a couple of months. I think that’s what... Read More | Share it now!
With the Crimean Referendum to be held tomorrow this might be the day for a second political bet on this site.
There is a beautiful Wikepdia article on it.
Where I stand? – geographically here. Our village was surrounded by borders, they have... Read More | Share it now!
I do not remember for how long we had been avid readers of the newspapers. Of course, we would discuss them (more or less openly), yet basically most of us had been nothing but recipients for centuries. 17th- and 18th-century papers had been fed with... Read More | Share it now!
The following lines will exploit the interview Tom Phillips gave to people from Infants on Thrones – The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor (a website whose very title betrays a complex interest Mormon creeds). The interview appeared only... Read More | Share it now!
This is indeed an interesting case, though, for a number of technical reasons, I do not think that this private prosecution goes to trial. Having said that, I think that the key question for English courts (as distinct from Scottish courts) would be... Read More | Share it now!
I jump (from here) to another religion which will allow us to focus on one of the side aspects we have been discussing thus far rather indirectly. The British Telegraph has been reporting on the legal procedures against Thomas S. Monson, president of... Read More | Share it now!
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Not having watched the debate yet, some more thoughts on the strategy question.
This may take on a quite European view on the subject, and it does so knowingly. I am not part of the Northern American discourse, some points... Read More | Share it now!