What Do You Mean by 'The Media'?

The term “the media” was first used as a singular, collective noun around 100 years ago, meaning “an intervening agency, means, or instrument.” The instrument (or medium) of the time was the printing press.
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The rise of anxiety in the age of inequality

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In a world so focused on mindless consumption and status acquisition, the developed world’s epidemic of anxiety and depression should come as no surprise....
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Brexit or Breakup?

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Even after abandoning its empire, the United Kingdom hesitated for decades to join Europe. But it eventually did, and in the past half-century it became a proponent of European Union enlargement, and a champion of key EU policies such as the single market....
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Changing the world without taking power? Bitcoin and the challenges of consensus

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Bitcoin could provide a more democratic alternative for managing the economy, relying on objective mathematical tools, rather than economists with a free market bias. But there are obstacles along the way. ...
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Zyrtari i DASH: Jemi optimistë për zgjidhjen e krizës

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Nuk ka garanci në politikë. Dhe ky, mendoj unë, duhet të jetë shqetësimi i opozitës, se nëse nuk janë prezentë në Parlament, në institucione, atëherë pa dyshim që partia apo partitë fituese do të kenë mundësinë të veprojnë pa rolin konstruktiv të opozitës, rolin për të vënë në pikëpyetje, për të vëzhguar...
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David Rockefeller ( 1915 - 2017)

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“David Rockefeller led an extraordinary life — making an indelible, positive mark on our world as a leader in philanthropy, the arts, business and global affairs,” said Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase.
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Neoliberal psychology

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All too often, critics speak of neoliberalism as a coercive, external force lying somewhere ‘out there’ in the political landscape. But many of us increasingly and voluntarily govern our lives in a manner mirroring the logic of the market. Is it any wonder...
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Politika e BE, një dështim në Shqipëri e Kosovë

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Përse u “kujtuat” pas 25 vitesh kur ish komunistët u bënë pronarë edhe të demokracisë, edhe të ekonomisë, edhe të shtetit; kur ata u bënë edhe kapitalistët e monopolistët më të mëdhenj. Pas 25 vitesh ju u kujtuat se doni ta ndihmoni Shqipërinë me Reformën në Drejtësi me kaq tepër vonesë, pas një çerek shekulli?
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The Adolescent

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Life now is given in exchange for pain and fear, and that is the whole deceit. Man now is not yet the right man. There will be a new man, happy and proud.
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Democratizing Artificial Intelligence

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Artificial Intelligence is the next technological frontier, and it has the potential to make or break the world order. The AI revolution could pull the “bottom billion” out of poverty and transform dysfunctional institutions, or it could entrench injustice and increase inequality.
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Shkrimtari Fatos Kongoli nderohet me titullin Doktor "Honoris Causa"

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Ata vlerësuan kontributin e çmuar të shkrimtarit Fatos Kongoli gjatë gjithë karrierës së tij të gjatë letrare dhe jehonën e veprës së tij, tanimë e botuar në shumë gjuhë të ndryshme të botës. Titulli iu dorëzua shkrimtarit nga rektori i Universitetit "Ismail Qemali", prof. Roland Zisi.
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Technology, skills and future jobs

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Facing up to the coming technology upheavals, what might a next ‘Golden Age’ look like and what are the enablers that need to be put in place to deliver on that promise?
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Energy, Economics, and the Environment

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Completing the transition to a low-carbon future is perhaps the preeminent challenge of our time, and we won’t succeed without expanding renewable-energy production. In the case of hydropower, if we plan carefully using a more holistic approach, we can meet global goals...
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The New Intellectuals

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Education prepares students to be intellectuals in the Gramscian sense—that is, to be in the condition to govern, and thus to reorganize, at the very least, the university they attend. So threatening, so revolutionary...
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Europe’s Surprising Tech Success

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Europe’s digital frontrunners are beginning to organize into a potent force, with 16 small EU countries, from Denmark to Ireland and Estonia, having formed a pro-Internet group. Together, these countries have urged the EU to ban data-localization requirements.
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Panairi i Turizmit, Shtutgart!

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Shqipëria merr pjesë për herë të parë në një panair ndërkombëtar turizmi me statusin e veçantë si ‘Vend Partner’.
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