Huxleў publishes the final part of Joe Studwell’s notes on the Republic of Botswana — one of the developed African countries
Huxleў continues to publish a series of notes on Africa as a global development frontier. The next object of Joe Studwell was the Republic of Botswana – one of the developed African countries
Why do Ukrainians successfully resist one of the strongest armies in the world, which, according to some criteria, is second only to the US armed forces? What kind of assistance to Ukraine should be expected from Western partners? These and other questions in an interview with Huxleў are answered by Leonid Shiman, General Director of the State Enterprise “Scientific Production Association “Pavlograd Chemical Plant”
Japanese psychiatrists described an incredible case: a patient with schizophrenia was cured quite by accident – by bone marrow transplantation. At first, doctors thought that this was a temporary phenomenon and the disease would return. However, several years have passed since then, but the patient still does not show any signs of schizophrenia
Marie Skłodowska-Curie proved to the world that women can be great scientists. She has been awarded the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry and is the first female Nobel laureate in history. But, despite her merits, she very often preferred to stay in the shadow of her husband, and she gave discoveries to humanity – free of charge
Is there a connection between meaning and sound? This debate has been going on for thousands of years. In the twentieth century, linguistics unconditionally accepted the postulate of the arbitrariness of this connection. Although, starting with Plato, many philosophers were convinced of the opposite. Language is a system of understanding of the world. Moreover, the worldview itself, in which sound and meaning are merged. Modern science tends to agree with this opinion of philosophers
Google`s director of engineering Ray Kurzweil has long, and with good reason, been dubbed a “restless genius.” And all because Ray has a huge track record of fairly accurate predictions and is not afraid to put exact dates in his forecasts
Its relations with Ukraine are getting better and may bear fruit. In the meantime, many are simply pleased that the girl, recognized by at least one poll as the sexiest in the world, was born on our land. However, who would doubt?
Zhanna Kryuchkova: I watched Persian Lessons in Spain. In my opinion, this is a masterpiece. I’ll start our interview with a kind of an insider tip game. Il onai au (editor’s note: «I love you»). How often have you heard this phrase lately?
Vadim Perelman: I hear this phrase quite often. Even yesterday. By the way, what do I answer? Read in a frank interview especially for Huxleў
Vadim Perelman is a director whose debut film, House of Sand and Fog, received three Oscar nominations. In 2020 he released a new film, «Persian Lessons».
Earlier, Huxleў published an interview with the director after the premiere of «Persian Lessons» at the Berlinale, now we reflect on the important things through the prism of the film
Vlad Shkolnik: «SHERP is an incredibly versatile vehicle, which is its uniqueness. SHERP floats worse than a boat and moves in the mountains worse than a quad bike, in snow — worse than a snowmobile, in a swamp — worse than a hovercraft, but its whole point is that it travels everywhere»
Sergey Samokhvalov is a pioneer of new markets on the world map and the main integrator within the company. A mechanical engineer by education, he believes that one of the most valuable assets of a firm is trust-based relations between partners and alignment at the value level. «We are out of the way with those whom we are out of the way with», — this is what Sergey succinctly says about the life philosophy of partners
The theory of mind asserts that modeling mental states, the ability to put oneself in the place of another, is the exclusive ability of a person. Scientists consider it even one of the main markers of consciousness. But it turned out that humans are not the only biological species that can simulate mental states.
Perhaps, two world wars and disappointment in human nature, which is not helped by either religion, or enlightenment, or the dream of equality and brotherhood, led to the fact that people stopped looking for role models in the past or in myths, and focused on the future or on the otherworldly , parallel worlds, trying to understand what can be done “so” to save the world.
In his autobiographical book Justice, Not Vengeance, published in 1989, Wiesenthal writes: “I have always asked myself what I could do for those who did not survive. The answer that I found for myself (and which by no means must be the answer for every survivor) is: I want to be their mouthpiece, I want to keep their memory alive, so that the dead can live on in this memory”
For 20 years there has been no separate concept of “work” for me. There is a “meaning” and there is a “process”. Development is primarily a way of life. My hobby is the transformation and development of business structures by building a corporate culture based on the laws of nature