Can video games help us predict the evolution of pandemics?

With the outbreak of Covid-19, a 15 years old event surfaced; the World of Warcraft (WOW) pandemic. At the time, discussions appeared about how online video games could be revolutionary tools to predict the evolution of outbreaks. The current events make these discussions more newsworthy than ever.  The corrupted blood epidemy In 2005, this massively … Continue reading Can video games help us predict the evolution of pandemics?

Should we break-up Big Tech?

In recent years, digital technologies have profoundly changed many aspects of our daily lives, from e-commerce to internet search, travel, communication or entertainment consumption. While for the most part these changes have benefited consumers, certain voices have started to speak up against the power and influence of the Big Tech companies - Google, Amazon, Facebook, … Continue reading Should we break-up Big Tech?

Profit vs. Usury: difference from the point of view of Saint Thomas Aquinas

    "Main use of money is its consumption or investment"  Saint Thomas Aquinas (1265-1274)       From the above quote and his works, we know that St. Thomas Aquinas considered money as a non-durable good, which by definition should be destroyed when exchanged / consumed, and thus should not be used to generate … Continue reading Profit vs. Usury: difference from the point of view of Saint Thomas Aquinas