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Um olhar sociológico - entrevista com M. Carvalho da Silva (CoLABOR)

O Observatório das Desigualdades do ISCTE organiza uma série de entrevista cuja rubrica é "Um olhar sociológico sobre a crise COVID-19" .
Nesta sétima entrevista o tema principal é trabalho, com a participação de Manuel Carvalho da Silva, diretor do Laboratório Colaborativo CoLABOR.

What can we do to improve telework in Portugal after Covid-19 pandemic?

Before the pandemic, the telework situation in Portugal was bleak and could be briefly summarized as having a significant cultural (presencial) problem (managers and workers alike), with difficult legislation, adversarial social partners and ineffective governmental initiatives.

Ten technologies to fight coronavirus (STOA)

Author: Mihalis Kritikos of the Scientific Foresight Unit (STOA) within the Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS) of the Secretariat of the European Parliament. Abril 2020

The world after coronavirus (Y. Harari)

Sugestão de leitura de Nuno Araújo (CICS.NOVA e CATIM):

Yuval Noah Harari: the world after coronavirus, Financial Times, 20 Março 2020
https://www.ft.com/content/19d90308-6858-11ea-a3c9-1fe6fedcca75

Simulating an epidemic

https://youtu.be/gxAaO2rsdIs
3blue1brown is a channel about animating math, in all senses of the word animate.
The source code for this video is visible at the link below, but the, er, awkward part is that it was made on a branch of manim where I'm reworking a lot of other things and have yet to work out all the kinks or add any documentation, so I'm not entirely sure how easy it will be for others to get running. In either case, you should be able to easily see how all the simulations worked.
https://github.com/3b1b/manim/blob/sh...

Debate on Covid-19 with Prof. Dr. Csaba Makó and Nuno Boavida

Csaba Makó (Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences): How would you explain that Covid-19 produced high casualties in Italy and Spain but not in Portugal and Greece?

Nuno Boavida (Observatório de Avaliação de Tecnologia do CICS.NOVA): 

An ethical plan for ending the pandemic and restarting the economy

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the world is facing two existential threats at once: a public health emergency and an economic crisis. Political theorist Danielle Allen describes how we can ethically and democratically address both problems by scaling up "smart testing," which would track positive cases with peer-to-peer software on people's cell phones -- so we can end the pandemic and get back to work.

Bem vindos ao blog do OAT/CICS.NOVA

Vamos iniciar este novo blog sobre o quadro epistemológico em que esta pandemia se tem desenvolvido, e as visões acerca dos futuros que a pós-pandemia pode desenhar.
Em outras palavras, importa refletir sobre o que aprendemos neste processo, e que experiências são relevantes, quer por sublinharem valores negativos, quer por estimularem valores positivos.
Vamos colocando aqui reflexões de membros do OAT/CICS.NOVA e alguns debates e textos que merecem reflexão.
Enviem-nos também os vossos comentários. Obrigado

António Brandão Moniz