Jordskalv

Från knarrande snö under mina kängor till skvalpande vågor från en varm bris känner jag mitt inre väckas till liv och mitt förgångna ego läggs på is. Ur ett porträtt av den jag en gång var ser jag nu att allt är evigt. Fri från ständig strävan blir det tydligt vad jag har. Ett jordskalv,… Continue reading Jordskalv

Why have we stopped dreaming of a better future?

Futuristic movies and books often depict a very Dystopian image of the future. A dark, polluted world consumed by technology, where scarcity, war or disaster dominate our lives. Often times with a power-hungry totalitarian regime creating conflict in their pursuit of ultimate control. I’m thinking 1964, Blade runner, Star wars, et cetera. They are very… Continue reading Why have we stopped dreaming of a better future?

COVID-19: Disaster or opportunity?

The actual human suffering from the COVID-19 is undeniably a horrible thing. Yet, I cannot avoid thinking that this crisis has the potential do us more good than harm in the long run. The current trajectories of our planet health – like biodiversity collapse, water scarcity, desertification and global warming – suggests we have a… Continue reading COVID-19: Disaster or opportunity?

Activism. Not Extremism.

I struggle in being an advocate of environmentalism. Most often it’s in conversations about things like food or consumption. I might say something suggestive about how climate-intensive the livestock industry is. When doing so, there is conflict in me. I feel like a radical know-it-all trying to force people what to eat. At the same… Continue reading Activism. Not Extremism.

Everybody lies, but why?

I recently finished the book Everybody Lies – Big Data, New Data and what the internet can tell us about who we really are, by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz. A highly entertaining read, and it gives a fresh perspective of the field of Data science in the modern era of Internet behavior and social media filters. This is not… Continue reading Everybody lies, but why?