Our current forms of national and global governance are not doing a very good job at facing the global crises caused by civilisation reaching the borders of the planetary boundaries. …

Modernistiska kvantitativa och tillämpade mediestudier från tidigt 1900-tal fick under senare delen av 1900-talet lämna plats inom akademin åt postmoderna kvalitativt och kritiskt orienterade mediestudier. Nu i begynnelsen av 2000-talet är kombinationen av programmatiska mediestudier (data science) och etikdebatt på väg att förnya fältet mediestudier. Nya metamoderna ansatser kan lätt…

In my previous post Towards Jungian Typology with Data Science I drew the outlines of a novel way to assess Carl Jung’s original personality types using data science. Here is how I’ve gone about with an initial experiment using quite up to date technical methods such as XGBoost and UMAP

Carl Jung did not develop a quantitative methodology for assessing personality type, which most likely would have made his theory more well-received in the scientific community. However, he considered words spoken by the analysand (i.e. client) as primary empirical data, aswell as paintings etc. Pre-internet the more or less only…

Personality type theory is an elusive field of study. The notion that different people can be categorised into a number of psychological types seems to have been around as long as there have been humans. Some theories have been proven wrong. Some theories have even been dangerous.

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Luckily, today in…

Mattias Östmar

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