Roaming around in the halls of re:publica / Media Convention Berlin, I wonder how much lines of text are filled with words of banalities, when only occasionally, interesting insights show up in the steady stream of tweets, posts and messages. Not that I criticize in any kind of way the possibility to freely express our thoughts via the brave new digital media world- this often is a liberating individual experience – however, how much did we already become actors in a transforming […]
The incredible amount of hoaxes, half-truths and lies circulating around the Internet, being shared and re-shared is sometimes hard to bear. Who takes the time and the diligence to really check a source or questions the origin of anything popping up in the newsfeed or inbox?
Having grown up in a time, when scientific work needed to be proven and quotes were only valid, when a source were given, I am usually suspicious of any quote, which doesn´t sound quite right, especially if you can not find the quote in the original […]
Did you know, that the World Wide Web turns 25 these days? Yes, there has been a time before the internet and people my age do remember.
For a quick and interesting overview of the history of the net, read this article, published on a blog of a new website service company – both terms, which one could hardly envision in 1989.
Curious about the original document & team members? Go to -> the archive of CERN (the original „project“)