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The Lecture

You know the saying that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence? Arguably, the only thing that my two Readers regret about their lives (obviously, except for reading this blog) is that they did not study at some renown, world-class university with a green and carefully tended lawn. 796 more words

Virtual Reality To Help Detectives, Or Just Give Jurors An Excuse To Play Games In Court?

Virtual reality isn’t new. Nor is crime. These are both two very basic concepts in the 21 century. But sandwich the two together, and you’ve got the new Grand Theft Auto 11 on your hands. 268 more words


Konrad Schmid develops a Biblical Theology of How God Acts in History

On Monday, November 17, 2014, Konrad Schmid, professor of Old Testament and ancient Judaism at the University of Zurich, delivered the Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture. The lecture was entitled “Joseph’s Second Dream: Towards a Biblical Theology of How God Acts in History”. 22 more words


kafka's trial in zurich.

On Tuesday I was reduced to tears at my desk. Not, like, bawling, but a few tears gently running down my cheek. Dejected. Hopeless. I was sitting with my head in my hands when Roman, the other PhD student in my lab group and one of the two other people I share an office with, walked in. 1,836 more words


#ASMSG Anyone who is good at #German learns #English better #IARTG #edchat #eslchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edcamp #T4US #Xmas #Christmas

There is a lively ongoing debate in the field of second language acquisition as to whether (i) a “sensitive” period of bilingual language development really exists, and, if it does, (ii) what are its age boundaries ( 1,087 more words


DNA Is Tougher Than You And There's Science To Prove It

As we’ve heard from the Mythbusters, the only difference between screwing around and science is writing it down.

Well, kids, sometimes scientists try things just because reasons. 407 more words


Conference: Faltbilder/Foldable Pictures (Zürich, 21-22 November 2014)

Faltbilder. Medienspezifika klappbarer Bildträger.
Foldable Pictures. Implications of Mediality.
University of Zürich, 21-22 November 2014

David Ganz (Universität Zürich)
Marius Rimmele (NCCR Mediality, Universität Zürich) 541 more words

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