You wouldn't think that chess players, who sit for hours on end and only extend their arms from time to time, would struggle with weight loss. But they do. Inside the very real, very bizarre metabolic phenomenon gripping chess.
#Susamam - Şanışer ft. Fuat, Ados, Hayki, Server Uraz, Beta, Tahribad-ı İsyan, Sokrat St, Ozbi, Deniz Tekin, Sehabe, Yeis Sensura, Aspova, Defkhan, Aga B, Mi...
Timur KuranA Turkish rap video on YouTube, #I CAN’T STAY QUIET, has been watched by 8.5M in one day, more than one-tenth of Turkey’s population. The video has touched a deep nerve. Vast numbers are yearning to speak freely and honestly about the regime’s rottenness.
Timur KuranMegatarih tutkunu bir akademisyenden, Mehmet Akan’la birlikte bir mikrotarih eseri. Üç ciltlik ve çift dilli “Türkiye’de Postanın Mikrotarihi, 1920-2015” başlıklı eserin 821 sayfalık ilk cildi 1920-50 dönemini kapsıyor. İçindekiler ve başka bilgi: bit.ly/2m459Mg. pic.twitter.com/24mFiY13sO
Boosting literacy in challenging circumstances requires planning, resources, and commitment, but is undoubtedly worth the investment. Pakistan must now make literacy a priority and implement a nationwide program that takes into account the country’s...
Listen to The Portal episodes free, on demand. What if everything we are taught in economics 101 is not only wrong, but may even be setting us up for populism, dictatorship or revolution? On this episode of the Portal, Eric is joined by renegade...
<p>Beyond New Atheism: is a constructive adult relationship possible between atheism and religion?</p><p>On this episode of the portal, Eric hosts leading conservative rabbi David Wolpe and explores the possibilities for, and problems with, a new...
How a heterodox professor became a predictable candidate.
Timur KuranGood insights into the corrupting and dumbing effects of US political polarization. This is about Elizabeth Warren’s disturbing trajectory. But analogous points could be made about most other major American politicians, Dem or GOP. nytimes.com/2019/09/02/opi… via @nytopinion
In Hong Kong, I go to work and see my friends as usual. But I also spend time in a parallel universe of tear gas, barricades and anonymous allies.
Timur KuranThe unfolding Hong Kong drama provides evidence of preference falsification on a huge scale. Most of the demonstrators wear masks. Between demonstrations, they return to living as passive citizens loyal to authoritarian China. nytimes.com/2019/08/30/opi… via @nytopinion
In this fourth episode of "The Portal" podcast, Eric interviews renegade economist, Timur Kuran about his theory of revolutions and "Preference Falsification...
Timur KuranPortal interview with @EricWeinstein now on YouTube.Theme: How societies stab themselves by narrowing the range of public discourse. Settings include increasingly dysfunctional politics of US & Turkey’s secularist-Islamist faultline.youtu.be/xzjqjU2FOwA via @YouTube
Timur KuranA mostly pessimistic view of Hong Kong’s prospects. Digital technologies help oppressors repress much more than they help freedom fighters coordinate. What Hong Kong has going for it is only that it has tasted freedom. nytimes.com/2019/08/26/opi… via @nytopinion