For the annual meeting, we’re preparing for our Science-Fiction Monster Party from Outer Space! I composed this flyer from 50s movie posters. [update]: it was a blast! Scientists CAN dance (though apparently not all together)!
Featured in the NYTimes today: Neuroscience: Under Attack! My favourite neuro-bloggers are dubbed ‘neurodoubters’. Bit one-sided article, then again: some wishful-thinking from this side of the debate (for a change) is needed. Read it here.
This is what keeps my brain healthy: ska! A live recording of my ska-jazz collective, performing in some dark space in Eindhoven (2012):
“Neuroscientists at the University of Ingberg have found a brain region that does absolutely nothing. Their research, presented at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting, showed that a small region of the cortex located near the posterior section of the…
Van de Werff, T. (2012). Clouding the Brain. In: Van Mensvoort (et al.). NextNature: Nature changes along with us. Amsterdam: NextNature Network. Read it here: NextNature
Lecture for 2nd year Arts & Culture students, in the course Network Society (2010, 2011, 2012). Please email me for the slides, because they’re too big!
In July, we organised a conference about imagining techno-moral change. It was well visisted, and hopefully some interesting papers will turn into a volume. Rationale of the Centre for Ethics and Politics of Emerging Technologies: “Technology is an important driver…
Presentatie bij de jaarlijkse conferentie van Vereniging van Podium Technici (VPT), 2012. Download slides: Technologische Cultuur van Geluidssystemen – Ties vd Werff VPT 2012