If you had to award your public behavior a (Dutch) grade: which one would it be? Do you always pay your rent and tuition fees on time, are you involved in charities and social organizations and you always adhere to the traffic rules? There you go, for your awesomeness you get a 9 and moreover, it becomes easier for you ... Read More »
This article was inspired by a presentation given by Christiaan Triebert, a former member of this editorial staff, during Clio’s annual conference on Tuesday, May 8th. For decades, investigative journalism was the realm of full-time journalists working for big newspaper companies, spending days or weeks reading reports in dusty archives and travelling to remote places for interviews and information. This ... Read More »
Putin’s Power Politics – Why Putin Will Win This Sunday’s Election. And The One That Follows. And The One After That.
Tomorrow, the people of Russia will cast their votes in the Russian presidential election. Most observers agree that it is not doubtful whether Vladimir Putin will be reelected, but rather whether he will manage to get more than 70% of the votes or not. It is not an understatement to say that Vladimir Putin is one of the most experienced ... Read More »
For a long time, white supremacists could be identified relatively easily: a bunch of skinheads, tattooed all over with illegal Nazi symbols, drinking beer and shouting out flat slogans about migrants stealing jobs and wives from the supreme white population. In the last years, this image began to change. The rise of a group of far-right activists calling themselves the “Identitarian ... Read More »
“Gravity as a theory is false. Objects simply fall.” You can find this answer to the question “What is Gravity?” on the website of the Flat Earth Society. This is, as the name says, a group of people promoting the concept of an earth shaped like a pizza – and the internet is full of groups like this one. If ... Read More »
They can run faster than Usain Bolt, carry more baggage than human or animal ever could, they don’t need to eat, sleep, drink or breathe, and, most importantly, they aim at their enemies with more accuracy a human could ever achieve. Given the rapid progress made in developing hardware and Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a few years, combat robots could ... Read More »