Jack recently graduated from the University of Amsterdam, where he studied Comparative Literature. He is particularly interested in the way people, systems and languages interact. How do we construct nature? How do virtual worlds become real? How do we translate our understanding of the past and present into a positive vision of the future? At NNN, Jack concerns himself with these and other questions.
Posts by Jack Caulfield
Earth is so strongly impacted by its human inhabitants that it’s now a “hybrid planet”
Humanity has for a long time considered itself the most important species on the planet. We are quite happy to share the world with other species, but we think we know who’s in charge. At least for now. Is this mere anthropocentric arrogance? A newly developed classification system for planetary development may shed some light.
On inhumane technology
Stick-on shoes, wakeup lights, bionic limbs: these are examples of humane technology. But what exactly does this mean? It can best be explained in contrast with its opposite. After all, the discussion of humane technology implies the preponderance of inhumane technology. So let’s take a deep dive into inhumane technology.