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German wikipedia taken over by the political Rights?

This issue in our public news television shows the risk that the wikipedia may have not much resilience against being overtaken by political extremists: http://www.heute.de/wikipedianer-fuerchten-uebernahme-der-online-enzyklopaedie-durch-rechtspopulisten-46141222.html I ask me why the other actors s...
by germanforestgump
Fri Dec 23, 2016 4:11 pm
 
Forum: What might collapse civilisation?
Topic: Wikipedia kills serious encyclopedia
Replies: 1
Views: 952

The Aleppo Project: Rebuilding Aleppo from scratch

This is one more proove for my theory that the best tool for the preserve and transfer of knowledge over a scratch are living human brains: The Aleppo Project: http://www.thealeppoproject.com/home-inn/ "The Aleppo Project is an open collaboration among syrian refugees, students, academics, poli...
by germanforestgump
Mon May 02, 2016 12:48 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Proving knowledge-saving Methods in todays Failed States
Replies: 25
Views: 8103

The Greek Mainland Camp Report

How to organise refugee camps and check their quality? For example like the "Greek Mainland Camp Report" try to give a survey on the actual refugee camps and checks some issues like: - initial information (peoples number/capacity, sort of shelter) - population (nationalities, number of men...
by germanforestgump
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:58 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Proving knowledge-saving Methods in todays Failed States
Replies: 25
Views: 8103

Open access to science!

The interruption of knowledge transfer is not a catastrophe which may eventually happen in far future. It happens now every day when people get no access to knowledge for better decisions because they are poor. This lack of access kills people every day! The biggest barrier to open access is a scien...
by germanforestgump
Mon Mar 28, 2016 1:54 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Open access to science!
Replies: 0
Views: 462

Urgent! Save Germany´s biggest Life-Science Library!

The senate of Leibnitz Insitutes suggest the German Federal Governments to cancel the financial support for the Central Library of Life Sciences ZB Med. The result of evaluation was that the quality do not fit to modern challenges. The employees, of course, argue vehement against this, with good arg...
by germanforestgump
Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:04 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Books!
Replies: 5
Views: 3105

One "Think Tank" on Global Risk:

GCRI = the "Global Catastrophic Risk Institute":

http://gcrinstitute.org/about/
by germanforestgump
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:22 pm
 
Forum: What might collapse civilisation?
Topic: Links: Threats to humanity/civilisation
Replies: 1
Views: 973

Scientific publications on Global Risks

The "Global Catastrophic Risks Institute" (GCRI) offers a list of its publications:
They seem to fit very much to the themes of this forum:

http://gcrinstitute.org/publications/
by germanforestgump
Thu Mar 24, 2016 11:17 pm
 
Forum: Book clubs
Topic: Scientific publications on Global Risks
Replies: 0
Views: 737

Book:"Feeding everyone no matter what"

Via the swiss survivalforum.ch i get a interesting book-tip:

David Denkenberger and Joshua Pearce:
"Feeding everyone no matter what - Managing Food Security after Global Catastrophe" (Academic Press, San Diego 2015):

http://www.appropedia.org/Feeding_Every ... atter_What
by germanforestgump
Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:33 pm
 
Forum: 4. Food and Clothing
Topic: Book:"Feeding everyone no matter what"
Replies: 0
Views: 556

The Varkey Foundation

My Grandma, who was a teacher and school director, said to me: "Children do not learn for their later life - they learn for to please their good teacher, whom they admire!" To raise the often poor reputation of the teaching profession, the indian businessman Sunny Varkey, who had build up ...
by germanforestgump
Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:28 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Proving knowledge-saving Methods in todays Failed States
Replies: 25
Views: 8103

The Amal Education Network

Here a very fine organisation, based in Rome, Italy, websites in italian and english, active for education of refugees in Syria, Turkey, Libanon and other Maghreb states: http://www.amaleducation.net/en-gb/amal-education/amal-education Special remarkable their project: "Library for the Future&q...
by germanforestgump
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:43 pm
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: Proving knowledge-saving Methods in todays Failed States
Replies: 25
Views: 8103
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