Africa and the future: an interview with Achille Mbembe

Africa and the future: an interview with Achille Mbembe

Within a short period of time, the global, corporate discourse on Africa has swapped a refrain of hopelessness with a near eschatological discovery of a new el dorado — a place of gold from which global capital hopes to regain its lost mojo. Africa is a Country has debunked the discourse of an ‘Africa Rising’ in several postings.

Wading for food: the driving force of the evolution of bipedalism?

Wading for food: the driving force of the evolution of bipedalism?

The recent discovery of sahelanthropus tchadensis has brought into focus once more questions about the factors which may have led some ape clades to begin to evolve those most distinguished human traits: large brain size and bipedality.

Brigitte Kopp Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Dr. h. c.

Brigitte Kopp Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Dr. h. c.

Kern E, Kopp B, Locker G, Schmiedinger M, Zielinski Ch. Pflanzliche Zusammensetzung zur Behandlung von erythematösen Hautveränderungen, Europäische Patentanmeldung Nr. 05005868 4- vom 10.05.2005. Terness P, Kopp B, Navolan D. Use of Bufadienolide Derivatives as Immunsuppressive and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Europäisches Patent Nr. 00 117 675.9 vom 28.08.2000.

The dollar demise: soft or swift?

The dollar demise: soft or swift?

The dollar has continued its precipitous decline this week with the USDX trading at 76.267 as we write, yet many U.S.-based investors appear oblivious to what this may imply. The USDX is a measure of the value of the U.S. dollar relative the currencies of six major trading partners: the euro.

Garmin® Ltd. announces signing of agreement to acquire Navigon® AG

Garmin® Ltd. announces signing of agreement to acquire Navigon® AG

Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Hamburg, Germany /June 14, 2011/Business Wire — Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN) and Navigon AG announced today that Garmin Ltd. and the shareholders of Navigon AG have signed an agreement for a subsidiary of Garmin to acquire privately-held navigation provider Navigon AG («Navigon»).

Electroacoustic Music Studies Asia Network [EMSAN]

Electroacoustic Music Studies Asia Network [EMSAN]

EMSAN is a research project initiated by the MINT research unit (Observatoire musical français). It was started in 2006. A Mailing list has been set up as an outcome of the CEMC/EMSAN Day in Beijing. It will be a link between researchers interested in electroacoustic music in East Asia.

Data Trails No. 10 – Snapshots from the history of data visualisation

Data Trails No. 10 – Snapshots from the history of data visualisation

In the world of data visualisation there are only few works which are as universally celebrated as this 19th century statistical map about Napoleon’s Russian campaign of 1812. During this desastrous military endeavour a French army of 420,000 men was almost completely annihilated, only some ten thousand soldiers survived the catastrophe.

Eco-mobility 2020

Eco-mobility 2020

In 2020 an important step on the way to our target of a carbon-neutral mobility was set by the proposed European Climate Law, based on the European Green Deal, Roadmap of the European Commission. The very ambitious CO2 limits for the transport sector for 2030 demand urgent implementation of measures in order to achieve defined climate targets.

Story on life after PHD in Vienna and why one should focus on the goal and not the in between

Story on life after PHD in Vienna and why one should focus on the goal and not the in between

APPEAR scholar Esther Mukooza from Uganda completed her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Vienna and is currently working with Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Kingdom of Eswatini in Southern Africa. She tells us about her professional journey after her studies in Austria and explains why one should focus on the goal and not the in-between.

IDEOS"s ADB USB driver for Windows

IDEOS"s ADB USB driver for Windows

UPDATE: Just found that when the IDEOS is connected, a 7M drive with title «Mobile Partner» will be mounted to the computer that contains the device driver of the phone. So just install the driver in the folder will be fine. If you want to use IDEOS as a development device, you will find that there is no device driver for this phone even you update the android SDK to the latest version.