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Thessaloniki: The ‘erotic’ city

 These hot and quite days of August, I wandered with my bicycle around the empty Thessaloniki. I rode into the back streets of Harilaou, Kato Toumpa, Faliro, downtown, Xirokrini, Ampelokipous. I saw the same picture everywhere. Ugly buildings, unrented neighborhood shops, filth and abandonment. Numerous itinerants with barrows and their babies rummaging the garbage and […]

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Blowing up the silence with a keyboard: the case of Julian Assange

Abstract: Julian Assange, the editor in chief of Wikileaks, caused shock and awe to the government headquarters worldwide, revealing a seemingly endless series of classified documents and records of American government agencies. Moreover, his name features on Interpol´s list of wanted criminals next to the names of serial killers, terrorists and kidnappers: Assange was wanted […]

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The Virtual Rebel: Mon Semblable!

Despite round-the-clock social networking and a lively interest in events of national historical significance, the virtual rebel has little to show in real-time for his — or her — engagement. Victor Tsilonis, editor of Greek journal Intellectum, recommends taking some air. Contrary to the widespread belief — mainly, but not exclusively, of the 50+ generation […]

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The Anthropological Paradox of the Digital Age

Abstract: As technology invades everyday life, human needs and goals are turned towards it. However, success in the technology field have established the belief that everything is possible, even interventions for the enhancement of the human self. Nonetheless, this viewpoint carries risks since it puts human aside. The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the most ambitious […]

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