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Sebastian Plönges
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„The conception of the form lies in the desire to distinguish“ (Spencer-Brown)
„The conception of the form lies in the desire to distinguish“ (Spencer-Brown)

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So Buffett has pledged to match 1 for 1 all such voluntary contributions made by Republican members of Congress. »And I’ll even go 3 for 1 for McConnell«, he says. That could be quite a bill if McConnell takes the challenge; after all, the Senator is worth at least $10 million. As Buffett put it to me, »I’m not worried.«

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Stoff für 'ne sechste „The Wire“-Staffel gesucht?

»Most of all, we need to understand that there is such a thing as overpublication, and that pushing thousands of researchers to issue mediocre, forgettable arguments and findings is a terrible misuse of human, as well as fiscal, capital. […] Best of all, our suggested changes would allow academe to revert to its proper focus on quality research and rededicate itself to the sober pursuit of knowledge.«

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»Im Gegensatz zum Panoptikum der Disziplinargesellschaft erfolgt die Kontrolle [im Internet] nicht durch Isolierung, sondern durch Vernetzung. Unfreie Insassen weichen freien, sich frei wähnenden Usern.« - Byung-Chul Han (im Freitag-Interview)

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»My Hobby: Sitting down with grad students and timing how long it takes them to figure out that I'm not actually an expert in their field: …«

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Freier Zugang zu Erkenntnis (bis 31.12.).

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Shopping and philosophy: „Post-modernism is the new black. How the shape of modern retailing was both predicted and influenced by some unlikely seers“ (the Economist, Dec 19th 2006)

Gesehen, +Sönke Ahrens? Das „The Wire“-Monopoly? http://staceyjoy.tumblr.com/post/13509460817

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Die xmess-Keynote Dirk Baeckers: „Observing Networks. Ein Ausblick auf die [nächste] Gesellschaft“

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Bruno Latours neu sortierte Homepage. Voll mit Texten und Videos. Gut.
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