A social network of the Paris terrorists
Like everyone else, I have been following the aftermath of the terrible Paris attacks one week ago. Besides, I am getting increasingly interested in social network analysis, and I read too many crime novels. Combining these things, I have drawn a network combining the different bits and pieces of information available in the media about the…
Terrorisme et asile: un vieux débat
C’est tout de même frappant de constater que les débats actuels sont toujours semblables à ceux du passé. Journal de Genève, 23 Juillet 1980.
Charlie Hebdo: In praise of outrage
The kind of humour practiced by Charlie Hebdo has no equivalent in the English-speaking world. They did not care if its satire offended governments, the pope, the clergy, Islam, the police or the army. While it has received international attention for its satire of Islam and religious extremism, nobody has been spared by its vitriolic humour.…