Orientation in time is normal and presupposed by almost any social interaction. We do not need to have a clock in order to know what time it is now – we may simply “tell the time” by relating our personal now with any external physical process (be it a movement of the hand of a […]Read more "How do mentally ill people experience time?"
How mathematical models of game theory might help to understand processes seemingly embedded in culture? Games with funny names such as Stag Hunt, Chicken or Pig and Piglet illustrate various mechanisms of human interaction. They are valued by researchers from fields such as economy and sociology not only for their simplicity and elegance, but also […]Read more "ENHANCING COORDINATION"
The fast developing world faces progressing globalisation and increasing number of people. The following pressures us to rise food production and overcome unfavourable environmental conditions, like drought, for growing area of crop plantations. One of the methods to improve grain yields is the creation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Although GM crops are recognized as […]Read more "Could the green tea help us with the food security?"
The quest how to turn lead into gold, so vivid over centuries, has now evolved into a different question – are the financial markets efficient and can one make consistent profits in trading. An important distinction has to be made between (1) one-off trades, say taking a bullish view on an equity index and being […]Read more "Algorithmic Trading & AI – Can They Offer the Edge to the Investor?"
Since the internet is leading a transition into networks and platform-based social and economic models, blockchain is likely to become an answer to a demand of Internet-age market transactions. Its underlying solution is the technology’s intelligence layer which was initially designed for cryptocurrency transactions, such as Bitcoin, and applies advanced machine learning and systems to […]Read more "What does blockchain mean for data science?"
An intrinsic part of the development process of any product is optimisation of its features. This may involve polishing the product’s performance, reducing environmental emissions, minimising the amount of material needed in order to reduce cost and maximise profit, or trying to achieve any other goal by modifying the product’s design. Optimisation is so ubiquitous […]Read more "Automatization in Aeronautics"
Luxury is not the amount on your account but it is a state of mind. It is a kind of idea, which reflects the idea of democracy, social harmony, the realization of worshipping values and the human relationship with the divine. Every man knows what is luxury, but for everyone it means something else. Cultural […]Read more "Luxury: a state of mind"
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) covers electronic forms of out-of-court dispute resolution. Its definition includes dispute settlement processes which have gone online in their entirety or partially, hence the extent to which means of electronic communication are used varies. Mediation and arbitration proceedings which make it possible to take the burden off the common courts are […]Read more "Online Dispute Resolution: modern perspective on justice"