Isolation and its impact on mental well-being

Going from active daily routines to repetitive days for a long time is affecting body and mind. The confinement, according to the psychologist Álvaro Martínez, is unleashing mental health problems in many people. Those who were used to going out to the office every day, then having lunch at the usual restaurant, meeting friends at […]

Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

Death of Idir: the voiceless Kabyle people

The hecatombe, it is the word which returns from now on in the flow of the networks so much the dead follow one another on the side of music. The latest, that of Idir, 70, announced by the family on the official Facebook page: “We regret to announce the death of our father [à tous], […]

The language of the pandemic

Words for a historical moment. The health crisis has circulated a significant volume of new terms and strange if not incorrect expressions. CÉSAR COCA Sunday, April 26, 2020 02:57 If one of the first victims of a war is always the truth, is the tongue also being a victim of the coronavirus? The question may […]

German language packs: Windows Terminal version 0.11 released

Microsoft has released another preview version for the new Windows Terminal. With the update to version 0.11, the software is now also available in German. The new application is now also feature-complete. The main advantage of the Windows Terminal is that many command line programs can be managed in a single window. In addition to […]

They discover that the brain language path has existed for at least 20 million years

José Manuel NievesFOLLOW Updated:04/21/2020 20:44 save An international team of researchers has just discovered that evolutionary origins of language go back at least to 20 million years, much further back in time than previously thought. Of course, that does not mean that that time, when there were no humans yet, some distant ancestor already had […]

How is intelligence defined in living beings? | Science

A priori it seems that intelligence was something easy to define because everyone finds a definition, but it is really difficult to find an adequate and adjusted one and, above all, that takes into account all the variables. For example, the definition of the RAE says that it is the ability to understand or understand, […]

Learn Shakespeare’s language live from the Globe Theater, London

The iconic Elizabethan theater house had not waited for the coronavirus epidemic to put its plays online. With its Globe Player streaming platform, the operation was already possible, but at a relatively high price (between 6 and 14 € the purchase of a piece). During confinement, it offers – as many other theaters do – […]

Godard, not out of breath at the time of the Covid-19

This post is from the new daily newsletter of the Culture department of Release, sent every evening. To register, simply enter your email address here. “A world won for technology is lost for freedom“: this is the last sentence of Jean-Marie Straub’s new short film, said from the back by a man who walks on […]