Gabriel Voicu
Gabriel Voicu
Student at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, the Faculty of International Business and Economics
Innovation in the Eye of the Beholder: Optical Breakthroughs

Innovation in the Eye of the Beholder: Optical Breakthroughs

The commonplace objects that we surround ourselves with are just as indispensable for our everyday businesses as they are, individually and collectively, piecemeal retellings of different parts of our civilization and the progressive attempts by mankind to better answer its ever-growing needs. As Jose Luis Borges once put it, many of our inventions are extensions of ourselves: “the microscope, the telescope, are extensions of [man’s] sight; the telephone is the extension of his voice; (...) the book is an extension of memory and imagination”. These extensions have enabled us to better master our environment and enrich our lives.  More


Public Schools, a Rival for Racism and Xenophobia

Public Schools, a Rival for Racism and Xenophobia

Some believe that we live in a world that is advanced and effortlessly evolving in so many different ways, yet it is also stuck and old-fashioned in other ways. Paradoxically, the modern world that we live in is still exposed to racial conflicts. Combining different cultures, nationalities or ethnicities still brings anger and discomfort to numberless people. In this sense, I like to believe that such mentalities and lifestyles can be easily changed or adjusted during childhood, including through education and exposure to multicultural activities. Furthermore, I believe children should be constantly facing diversity from a young age. More


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016