Srebrenica reflections and digital resources (Week in Review)

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of Srebrenica’s fall to Republika Srpska forces, which led within the following week to what the Hague’s criminal tribunal has since determined to be the massacre of 7000-8000 mostly male Bosnian Muslim civilians and POWs (ranging from minors to pensioners). In addition to proving how ineffective the UN peacekeeping was at protecting its … More Srebrenica reflections and digital resources (Week in Review)

How to think about facts: immersion and speculation (Week in Review)

Tom Streithorst’s comparison of the techno-salvation imagined in Star Wars versus the post-eco disaster anarchy imagined in Mad Max shows how both reflect potential outcomes of current trends. He hopes for the first but predicts a third outcome, one exemplified by Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake: techno dystopia ruled by corporate elite. Read about it here. —  Do … More How to think about facts: immersion and speculation (Week in Review)