Every movement creates its opposite. The more dominant the focus on speed, the more important the perception of slowness. The more intense the mass production, the greater the desire for individualisation. And that is precisely what Ivo Brughmans’ book Paradoxical Leadership is all about.
Cultural scientist Vince Penders has written a statistics handbook.
This Friday, 10 June, the 2016 UEFA European Championship will kick off in France. Spain is the current two-time defending champion, so appears to be the team to beat. Or is it? According to Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski, authors of “Soccernomics,” the landscape of football is changing,
Wikipedia describes Russell Brand as an English comedian, actor, columnist and radio and television host. He has cultivated an image as a flamboyant personality, difficult to gauge sometimes but not afraid to stir up controversy. In 2015, his book Revolution appeared in a Dutch translation. In hilarious fashion, the book skewers the puppets and paper tigers of our conformist era, and argues that a revolution is not only inevitable, but will also be fun.
Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey, both journalists for the Wall Street Journal, have co-authored a book that delves deep into the phenomenon of digital money. Titled The Age of Cryptocurrency, it traces the history of computer technology-based currencies, how they work and what role they’ll be playing in our society.