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About the use and abuse of "sense" technology

    One should not presume that we live in the same world as that of yesterday, as for example the world that existed fifty years ago.  Technology has evolved to such a degree, that the presumptions...

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Hacia una teoría 'estructural' del cambio cultural

    ¿Como es que la infraestructuras afectan la manera en que miramos e interactuamos con el mundo? ¿Cómo es que afectan nuestra cultura, en el sentido mas general de la palabra?  El autor Daniel...

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Is the current economic crises a "crises of confidence" or a "crises of structure"?

    One might ask the above question of the existing debacle, both in Puerto Rico and the United States, whose answer will have important policy repercussions.  Is the current economic crises a...

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The unethical bureaucrat and the blind automaton

    For whatever reason, whether it be the professional malaise, political vengeance, or personal corruption, the unethical bureaucrat ends up violating the purpose for which they were put there in...

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On the Need for a 'Unified Theory'

    Either side, business or ecologists, should not necessarily presume that to establish the ground rules is to predetermine the outcome.  The only thing being suggested is to formally, openly, and...

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Carta abierta a Carlos Galliza (4 de septiembre de 2008)

Estimado Carlos Galliza,      En toda honestidad, ¿no cree que le debemos un poco de respeto y decoro a las generaciones que nos antecedieron--a aquellos viejos gladiadores que le dieron la batalla...

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Towards a 'structural' theory of cultural change

    How do infrastructures affect the way we look and interact with the world?  How do they affect our culture, in the broadest term of the word?  Daniel Headrick offers an insightful suggestion when...

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Sobre el fallecimiento del periódico "San Juan Star"*

    La muerte de Art Buchwald hace un años atrás quizás presajiaba de lo que iba a estar pasando en los medios periodísticos en Puerto Rico.  Esta semana, en una muy pequeña caja noticiosa, se anunció...

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