Leadership Team

Leaver Schweppe (Chief Executive Officer)
Aleks Scholz (Deputy Chief Executive Officer)
Ulf Oganov (Financial Officer)
Kathrin Passig (Director, Security and Information Technology)
Oatridge Mewbourne (Director, Center for WETI Research)
Kai Schreiber (Kurt Vonnegut Comfy Chair for the Study of Random Walk)
Martin Baaske (Chief Advisor for Media Confusion)
Ira Strübel (Chair for Think Tanking and Tank Thinking)
Knarps Hoselton (Bruno Moravetz Chair Emeritus)


Ulysses Beltran (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Oleksandr Brauswetter (Principal Investigator)
Humberto Crandall (Co-Investigator)
Edison Freilich (Co-Investigator)
Knarps Hoselton (Senior Astronomer)
Roderick Khan (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Concepcion McCracken (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Oatridge Mewbourne (Director, Center for WETI Research)
Saraniti Obermuller (Co-Investigator)
Kathrin Passig (Samuel Beckett Fellow)
Loukanis Rause (Co-Investigator)
Aleks Scholz (Principal Investigator)
Kai Schreiber (Principal Investigator)
Ira Strübel (Principal Investigator)
Fabian Venugopal (Co-Investigator)
Crapser Voegele (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Effortless Action Committee

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Original publications from the WETI team

  • Aleks Scholz: The Brake Equation: Probabilities and Karma, Journal of Experimental Astrobiology, 2006, Vol. 240, pp. 1012-1038.
  • Aleks Scholz: Knowing What to Wait For: A Less Arbitrary Definition of Life, Acta Biotheoretica, 2004, Fol. IV, pp. 42-59.
  • Oatridge Mewbourne: The Life-Saving Advantages of Staying Put, Survivor's Magazine Yearbook, Gold Edition, 2002, pp. 7-10.
  • Oleksandr Brauswetter: Who Discovered the Whale Louse? The Whale Louse? Advances in Exobiology, 2007, Vol. XXI, pp. 354-386.
  • Knarps Hoselton: On Some Philosophical Implications of Throwing Small Stones into a Big Body of Water, Annual Reviews of the Pacific Society of Maritime Research, 1984, John M. Chong (ed.), Oxford Science Books, pp. 520-560.
  • Knarps Hoselton: The Passing of Time - the Only Incontrovertible Piece of Knowledge About the World, Autobiography, 2000, Pendant Publishing, New York.
  • Loukanis Rause: The Epistemology of Not Looking. Philosophical Transactions of Raoul's Society 1(1), 2004, pp 11-79.
  • Kathrin Passig: Waiting Behaviour in the Common Dormouse (Glis glis). In: Saraniti Obermuller (ed.): Putting the Nation Back Into Hibernation, Cambridge Ladybird Science Series, 2002, pp. 131-164.
  • Kathrin Passig & Sascha Lobo: Dinge geregelt kriegen - ohne einen Funken Selbstdisziplin. Rowohlt Berlin Verlag, 2008.
  • Concepcion McCracken & Knarps Hoselton: Delayed Action Environments as Generators of Serendipity: the Fourth Law of Thermodynamics? Astroturf 121(10),120-121, 2003.
  • Kai Schreiber: Waiting as Serving, Serving as Waiting. A Novel Approach to the Impatient Customer Dilemma under Relaxed Time Constraints. Philosophica Tabernae 972(4), 11-24, 2008.
  • Crapser Voegele, Oatridge Mewbourne, & Loukanis Rause: Inside Pandora's Box, The Armchair Astrobiologist, 2003, Vol. 46(3), pp. 91-108.
  • Crapser Voegele: Idle Hands Are the Scientist's Playthings. Proceedings of "On Idle XII", International Conference on Non-Work Values and Behaviour, October 13-16, 2000.
  • Roderick Khan: Waiting for Columbus. The Successful Self-Discovery of the American Indians. In: Evelyn Slaughter (ed.): Third World's the Charm - Hegemony Redefined. Penguin, 2006.
  • Kai Schreiber. The Waiting of Crowds. Why the Many are More Patient than the Few, and How Delayed Action Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations. WETI Institute Press, 2007.