• Cognitive Stimulants Cognitive stimulants are the things that alter perception and stimulate imagination and sensitivity. Their main importance is in bringing different points of view and expanding the phase space of possibilities available at every moment of time, acting as a deterrent against stagnation, boosting innovation and evolutionary development. Any form of expression can manifest itself as […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 25, 2017
  • Software Takes Command A post on Facebook says “there was 9/11, now there is 11/9″.  The scale of disaster is almost comparable: who could have predicted that Donald Trump would become the next president of the US? A recent piece from NiemanLab (a leading think tank on journalism) asks if this election is the turning point for media’s […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments November 9, 2016
  • Stereotypes and Archetypes In this world, there are stereotypes and then there are archetypes. Accordingly, one can live a life that is governed by stereotypes or one can live a life that is governed by archetypes. Or both – to a certain extent. Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments December 4, 2015
  • The System of Improper Conduct “This is morally incorrect” they might say. // declaration of variables Morals are about the proper conduct, the customs. Ethics is the science of morals (meta-level zoom out). … Interestingly, the interest towards ethics increases, while the interest towards morals decreases. (especially since 1940) After all, what is right and what is wrong in the […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 9, 2015