Business as Unusual

Slawek Magala's Blog

Welcome to Slawek's new website!

A recognition of his legacy

Love,War and Jobs

all you need is ****

Posted on November 7, 2020

God(s) and Bot(s)

(Anything sacred?)

Posted on October 14, 2020

Progress and Relativity

once twice thrice

Posted on September 21, 2020

In(Out)side Out(In)

local to global, global to local, and again and again

Posted on August 15, 2020

Scapegoating Number Three

Posted on August 8, 2020

Progress, Again?

Posted on July 11, 2020

Can a Daltonist be a Racist?

Posted on June 25, 2020

In Praise of Do-It-Yourself

Posted on May 20, 2020

Essential Citizens

becoming a little more sacred

Posted on May 1, 2020

Solidarność Über alles

(Is solidarity contagious?)

Posted on March 31, 2020

From Access to Success

Occupy Brainpower

Posted on February 21, 2020

Secrets and Lies

games elites play

Posted on January 17, 2020

A Room with a View

Windmills of our Minds

Posted on December 16, 2019

Rights, Wrongs and Lefts


Posted on November 20, 2019

Educational Euthanasia?

no wikizen left behind

Posted on October 27, 2019

Fear of Flying

Posted on September 26, 2019

Balancing Act

moral checks and ecological balances

Posted on August 23, 2019

Another Enlightenment to Go

Posted on July 6, 2019

Realities Revisited

Humanist Whips: Reymont's "Mutiny",Orwell's "Animal Farm"

Posted on May 22, 2019

Evolutionary Road

From Elgin marbles to a more perfect union

Posted on April 22, 2019

Code Unknown

elites, populations and robots

Posted on March 14, 2019

Roads Never Taken

selling carbon indulgences

Posted on February 20, 2019

Postcolonial Dreams and Nightmares

Posted on February 3, 2019

Nudge or Dodge

populists of the world unite

Posted on January 17, 2019

Counting Our Blessings

Brexit as a blessing in disguise

Posted on December 25, 2018

Tragedies and farçes

ironies of history

Posted on November 15, 2018

Will truth (re)set us free?

hoaxes, ironies and solidarities

Posted on October 13, 2018

Reasons for Reasons

Reason for Reason's Sake?

Posted on September 25, 2018

No regrets

Posted on September 1, 2018

Data Liberation Front

Posted on July 12, 2018

Timed, not Tamed

everybody will be rich for fifteen minutes

Posted on July 1, 2018

Yes, Random Prime Minister

democracy for advanced populists

Posted on May 20, 2018

Last Night's Dream

triple dream, American

Posted on May 3, 2018

Of History and Dung

Posted on April 3, 2018

Animals of the world unite

of animals and men

Posted on March 8, 2018

Exegi monumentum

monuments and memories

Posted on February 10, 2018

Expanding Symbolic Universe

blowing symbols up

Posted on January 30, 2018

Painted Fake

From Painted Bird to Painted Fake

Posted on December 23, 2017

Homage to Catalonia Bis

Did Orwell write in vain?

Posted on November 26, 2017

Brevity is the soul of tweet

on the fifth power of social media

Posted on November 21, 2017

Trust and Gamble

Cold War Distrust and Hot War Gamble

Posted on September 30, 2017

Domesticating Knowledge

sharing not hoarding knowledge in reinvented democracies

Posted on September 3, 2017

Words and Worlds

...and Worships

Posted on August 31, 2017

Moral Homework

German and Russian Genocide

Posted on August 17, 2017

To Discover or to Invent?

Are our highest values discovered or invented?

Posted on June 24, 2017

Of Dice and Men

what matters more: gender parity or carbon footprint?

Posted on May 18, 2017

Post-truths and pre-lies

why horse races matter

Posted on April 6, 2017

To Whom It May Concern

meaningful political life

Posted on March 16, 2017

Too True To Be Good

Posted on February 8, 2017

Checking Checks

Balancing Balances

Posted on January 12, 2017

Progress can Be Fun

Posted on December 6, 2016

Can democracy be democratic?

Posted on November 10, 2016

eVolution for the hell of it

Posted on October 8, 2016

Dr Cogito & M(r)/(s) Libido

Posted on September 7, 2016

History: one damn thing after another?

Posted on August 31, 2016

Food for Thought

Thought for Food

Posted on August 7, 2016

School of Life

Learning longer than life

Posted on June 25, 2016

Containing Migrations

well, cruise ships for the underdogs looks like a great vision

Posted on June 14, 2016

Preaching to the Converted

how much inequality can less affluent take?

Posted on May 21, 2016

A Switch in Time Saves Nine (Souls)

a glimpse of unpleasant political developments

Posted on May 2, 2016

Democracy by design

migrants and the future of democracy

Posted on April 3, 2016

Go Best, Young Man, Go West

Posted on February 6, 2016

Pixels or Letters, this is the question

regard and reason

Posted on January 5, 2016

Ever tried

third blog

Posted on December 29, 2015

Relativity of Filter Cave

Second blog

Posted on December 19, 2015

Life after Valedictory

First blog

Posted on December 18, 2015