• A boson, a clergyman and a statement

    Posted by Grigoris Miliaresis 9.7.2012
    society
    A boson, a clergyman and a statement

    I have to admit it: I am not among those who think of science as the new religion. I don’t expect to get from it answers to the “big questions” related to human nature and I don’t believe that a person who has graduated a university, got a couple of doctorates and is working in a research center has a more clear understanding about how life and the world works from someone who has only completed the twelve-class mandatory educational system and a technical school. This doesn’t mean that the former aren’t worthy of admiration for their achievements; it only means my personal measure for people is a little more complex. 

    Read more

  • Mis-information infographics

    Posted by Grigoris Miliaresis 5.7.2012
    society
    Mis-information infographics

    It has become a major(ish) issue with the US presidential election approaching; we didn't see it in the Greek elections but this must be attributed to the limitations of Greek politicians in everything related to the Internet. It is the extension of the election campaign to Facebook through the use of various infographics that either through actual facts or through less factual data try to communicate the two parties' messages to the users of the biggest social network.

    Read more

    tags: blogging