INTERSECTION

Certain subjects share common fields of study, and we handpick a topic from their crossover. In this section, we elaborate on the chosen topic from the perspectives of the both subjects.

  • Disparity of Technology Between Generations

    Ege GAZİTEPE

    07.09.2020

    Since the start of the Industrial Revolution, every generation has been born into a world more technologically advanced compared to the ones that came before them. This is understandable as the knowledge and technology we possess as humanity increases it becomes easier to attain new knowledge and technology.

  • Limits of Our Mind: Bounded Rationality

    Egemen BÜYÜKKAYA

    03.08.2020

    How rational are we in the modern world? Since the enlightenment, thinkers, and scientists have held the view that humans are rational actors. They thought that humans were, by nature, rational creatures who could make their decisions using their reason. All human beings were considered possessing similar faculties of reason.

  • Music and Economics: Thinking Music as an Industry

    Didem ÖZÇAKIR

    03.08.2020

    When we think about music, we are inclined to think of it as a form of art. In reality, music is something that we consume, and what we listen to is determined by the dynamics of the free market. Open your favorite playlist and think: Would you be able to find these songs if they were not properly advertised or would they give the same taste if they were not recorded using the latest technology?

  • Data, Privacy, and Science: Future of The Human Civilization

    Hülya AFAT

    06.07.2020

    Data processing has been the main accelerator of modern science in the last five decades. As much as the social sciences, data processing is used by the big corporations and the advertisement agencies since the internet became the core marketplace. There are some cases that the privacy of internet users was invaded by big corporations to make profits.

  • Political Correctness: Where Linguistics and Politics Meet

    Boran GÖHER & Ümit Altar BİNİCİ

    01.06.2020

    Almost every culture had groups it considered as “outsiders” or “the others”. Considering that people have a great tendency to ridicule, demean, or otherwise insult these outcast groups, it is no surprise that many words and phrases have appeared in various languages to serve this exact purpose.

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