El viejo posmodernismo…

El posmodernismo es un modernismo: A pesar de que la historia reciente admite múltiples descripciones en relación con el posmodernismo, ofrezco algunas pinceladas sobre el contexto histórico del posmodernismo que no siempre han sido suficientemente señaladas: Una, las Guerras de la Cultura, y en particular las Guerras de la Ciencia. Por estos nombres conocemos las protestas en… Seguir leyendo El viejo posmodernismo…

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data. A spreadsheet detailed their targets: Webpages dedicated to the Department of Energy’s… Seguir leyendo

Cervical cancer is 77 percent more deadly for black women and 44 percent more deadly for white women than previously thought, researchers report today in the journal Cancer. But the lethal boosts aren’t from more women actually dying than before—they’re from scientists correcting their own calculation error. In the past, their estimates didn’t account for… Seguir leyendo