Art for peace construction

Art for peace construction

We do not need to read all newspapers every day to acknowledge we live in a world full of gun conflicts, wars, and instability. The United Nations Organization and Oxfam agree on the fact that the list of worldwide conflicts is large. However, the most serious are currently: The Syrian war The Central African Republic conflict  The war in South Sudan  The war in Yemen  The armed conflict in Colombia In light of this distressing information is common that we ask ourselves what we can do individually and as a collectivity to work against the effects of violence and to...

Climate Change and Our Role

Climate Change and Our Role

According to the UN, “climate change is the definitive topic of our time and we’re at a decisive moment. From the changes in climate patterns that threaten the production of food, to the rising sea level that increments the risk of catastrophic flooding, the impacts of climate change have a global reach and unprecedented size.” Not only does the UN say this, rather, this sense of urgency is shared by thousands of civil organizations, academic and research institutes, governments, and activists. Science backs it up. The Australian Academy of Sciences assures that “human activities have increased the concentration of greenhouse...

Culture and Social Transformation

Culture and Social Transformation

We find ourselves facing a globalized world full of information, change, and movement. This is precisely why there exist so many actors who find themselves striving, each from their own trench, to bring about an evolution to things. Academics, professors, journalists, social activists and politicians, mass media, influencers, giant corporations, universities, research centers, educators, scientists, artists, non-profits, and society, in general, are only some of the parties that are impelling the transformation of our world. However, an essential component to this change is culture. Stemming from culture and art, society can organize and mobilize itself in the search for spaces,...

The ethical debate regarding the Artificial Intelligence boom

The ethical debate regarding the Artificial Intelligence boom

Artificial Intelligence (IA) is one of the Computing science branches that has grown and been developed the most during the last years. But, as a matter of fact, their birth took place more than 70 years ago thanks to Alan Turing’s hand through the invention of the so-called Turing’s Machine –a computing model consisting of a head that was able to write, displace and read upon the tape it was on– in 1936, that is to say, a little early before Second World War. Going back to our current days, we can see how IA has now more implications in...