July 16, 2020

Transhumanism in Film: Are Technologically-Enhanced Beings our Lesser or Equal?

(Irish Tech News) Trans-humanist theory is contextualised within the 2014 science-fiction thriller “Ex Machina” and also within formal animation, such as the 1999 animated classic “The Iron Giant”. Despite both films showing trans-humanist logic, there are clear distinctions in the way … Read More

March 6, 2020

‘Infodemic’: When Unreliable Information Spreads Far and Wide

(WSJ) – The World Health Organization has avoided labeling the spread of the new coronavirus a “pandemic” and it remains an “epidemic’’ at least for now. In a media briefing on Feb. 24, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus explained that … Read More