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December 2019

November 2019

“Much Ado About Nothing” Defense over Offense

2019-12-03T09:39:49+03:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nowadays, there is a trend among world leaders; giving furious speeches about the acts of another nation or leader and signaling that they are fully ready to act if needed only to backtrack the next day and to emphasize a steady temper must be maintained in global affairs because the age of offense has [...]

October 2019

On the Nature of Innovation-2: Nasty, Brutish, and Short

2019-12-03T09:44:36+03:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is how Thomas Hobbes, one of the signature names of the Enlightenment defines the human life in the beginnings of the history of the humankind, or as philosophers call it; the original position. According to Hobbes, if it were not for the social contract; an eternal ceasefire agreement that bred states, constitutions, democracies, [...]

On the Nature of Innovation – 1 “O’ Hodja! Spare us from the elephants!” Collective Memory and Risk

2019-12-03T09:59:32+03:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You must have heard the name of Nasreddin Hodja, in one form or another, the witty wise man claimed by more than ten cultures across Anatolia, Balkans, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia. Hodja mostly delivers a pedagogic message, posing as a fool, but history tells us that he was more of a political figure, [...]