Kategorie: Essay

BitCoins

BitCoins sind digitale Waren und keine Währung

Abstract [en] BitCoins and other cryptocurrencies are not real currencies but digitally generated goods whose artificial shortage generates price increases that are then are measured and paid out in real currencies. Those who pay with BitCoins or others do barter businesses, make exchange of goods only. For daily life central...

/ 19. März 2018

El arte como fenómeno político: una mirada a la obra de Ai WeiWei

Abstract [en] This article analyzes art as a political phenomenon, and how this form of expression has the power to affect people’s perceptions of the speech, the power of the media and activism. In order to achieve this, the research will focus on Ai WeiWei’s work. The purpose of this...

/ 26. Februar 2018

Grenzen als Orte der Verbindung – der Einfluss breit zugänglicher Infrastruktur

Abstract [en] Borders are places of exchanges but of separation, too. In many cases the perspective in media or from far away shows a different picture of the situation at a specific border, than you can experience at the border itself. This will be shown and discussed here looking at...

/ 26. Februar 2018

Bitcoin or the environment: you choose

Abstract [en] People are turning their attention towards digitization: whether it is artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, big data or industry 4.0, the world as we know it is digitally transforming itself. In spite of that, the impact on the environment of such a transformation is a topic seldom...

/ 19. Dezember 2017

Wie ein peruanischer Bauer das Recht verändern könnte – OLG Hamm erhebt Beweis über Klimawandelfolgen

Abstract [en] A farmer from Peru sues RWE. Thereby, the consequences of climate change become a question of liability law. According to Felix Ekardt, this could change private and criminal law – and lead to a fundamental change of thinking in business and politics.   Abstract [de] Ein Bauer aus...

Die UN Sustainable Development Goals – Ein Auftrag an die Zivilgesellschaft?

Abstract [en] Regarding the direction of global development there are aims agreed upon by the UN and therefore by the countries of the planet. These are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.). These 17 Goals should be achieved until 2030. But what ist he link and connection between the SDGd? And...

/ 6. November 2017

Warum es sinnvoll ist, Zeit zu „kaufen“ und welche Rahmenbedingungen zu schaffen sind

Abstract [de]:    Auch wenn sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten in Bezug auf die Arbeitsbedingungen in Deutschland einiges getan hat, sind die Möglichkeit neue Ideen zu denken noch lange nicht ausgeschöpft. Wenn von einer Work-Life-Balance und von einem Arbeitssinn die Rede ist und diese nicht nur theoretisch debattiert werden sollen, müssen...

/ 23. März 2016