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The Internet of Things: Environmental and Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence

How are we able to conserve human qualities, their particularities and unpredictabilities– those that differentiate us from algorithms–is the question. Technology seems to be evolving faster than ever and it is now a matter of urgency to reflect profoundly on...

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New series of downloadable exercises to discover and connect with nature from your home.

Sala Libre 3: imagery, dance and short-stories

Imagination, body movement and the creation of symbolic languages that come from our inner world and our territories are some of the themes that you can explore in these exercises.
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Sustainable reactivation now

The impending social and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus in Chile is far from being fully understood. For thousands of people, subsistence has become an omnipresent phantom, both in their workplaces and in their own homes. For the most...

Circular Urban Metabolism: Cities as Living Organisms

One of the crucial discussions currently surrounding the climate crisis is closely related to the need to re-think our cities. What to do with waste; how to generate circular economy policies; and what you can do in your own home...

Anthropology, Science and Mapuche Society

The relationship between science and history, heritage, the Mapuche society –indigenous habitants of present-day south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina–, and capitalism, as well as the devastation of the ecosystems, were some of the issues we discussed with Diego Milos: chilean...

A Mycelium-Like Network

“We hear about precarity in the news every day. People lose their jobs or are angry because they never had them. Gorillas and river porpoises hover at the edge of extinction. Rising seas swamp whole Pacific Islands. But most of...

Privately Protected Areas in Chile: Biological corridors for ecological connectivity

Privately protected areas (PPAs) have been internationally recognized by scientists and experts as an important conservation strategy to face the current global biodiversity crisis. In this scenario, the development of private conservation initiatives in accordance with international standards and in...

Biomaterials for Societies of the Future

The instability that the current pandemic has produced over global economic logics as well as political and power structures, has emphasized the existing breakdown in how we relate to and connect with nature. A nature caricatured as an image of...

Messages from the Bat God: Towards a Decolonized Art and Education

The global health crisis has left a trail of images and ideas that our culture will take time to assimilate: the bodies of the victims and the evident absence of a symbolic space to deal with death; the return of...

Looking Back at our Dietary Past for a Better Future

“The current socio-environmental health crisis that we are living, requires rethinking what truly is essential as well as identifying the elements that will allow us to face quarantine and its effects on vulnerable sectors of society. A key element is...

The Non-Visible Life

Evolutionary stories of plants, how a virus behaves, and the fragility of our surroundings and systems, are some of the topics that we discussed in these times of confinement with Chilean biochemist Pablo Zamora: expert in plant species genomics, PhD...

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