From sociology of quantification to ethics of quantification
- PhilosophyHumanities and Social Sciences Communications
Quantifications are produced by several disciplinary houses in a myriad of different styles. The concerns about unethical use of algorithms, unintended consequences of metrics, as well as the warning…
PRODUCTIVE AMBIGUITY IN THE LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS
- Art, Education
A formative experience of my teenage years was watching a worn-out film that my music teacher was eaget for us to see of the conductor and composer~ Leonard Bernstein, talking passionately about the…
The history of science and medicine in the context ofCOVID‐19
This spotlight issue encourages reflection on the current COVID-19 pandemic, not simply through comparisons with previous epidemics, but also by illustrating that epidemics deserve study within their…
Use and abuse of mathematical models: an illustration from the 2001 foot and mouth disease epidemic in the United Kingdom.
- MedicineRevue scientifique et technique
The UK experience provides a salutary warning of how models can be abused in the interests of scientific opportunism.
Language and Style of Sunetra Gupta’s Fictional Narratives
- Art, LinguisticsStudies in ELT and Applied Linguistics
My aim in this paper is to offer a critical discussion on certain linguistic and stylistic aspects in the fictional pieces by Sunetra Gupta, an important Bengali diaspora author based in Oxford. In…
HCI as an engineering discipline: to be or not to be!?
- MedicineAfr. J. Inf. Commun. Technol.
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