Last December an odd feeling began flowing through my veins; a sense of general unease occupied my mind and I could not shake it off. It was not the usual pre-Christmas blues, but rather a deep rooted nausea. First it seemed like a minor fatigue – a headache, which can not really be localised, but you know, it is “right there”. Then it got stronger, like a constant sound in the ears, you can notice specifically, when it is quiet around.
Finally I realised, that the general unease, I was feeling, was related to my social media usage – in particular […]
So, we have a new “official public holiday” in Berlin. The 8th of March – #IWD2019. A few months ago, the Senate of Berlin chose to use “International Women´s Day / IWD” for the one new holiday, it was planning to introduce, in order to have a similar amount of free days like other German states (Bavaria used to have 3 more work free days than Berlin). Of course, there have been all kinds of discussions and many arguments against it, but I think, it was […]
The #digitization of society is not something new anymore. We are already in midst of its development. For quite some time, it is not anymore the question if we ar entering the “digital age” as information society, but how.
Observing the modern life around as well as analysing my own work flow leads me to the task, occasionally pinpointing at selected topics. Questions of media consumption as well as descriptions of SaaS (what is that?) are as interesting as our own #socialmedia usage or the latest #robotics developments.
With digital devices and services growing evermore into our daily lives, how […]
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 […]
No, this performance of #LoserDrumpf in front of Congress has not been “presidential”. It was just a distraction and a “better performance than before”. That´s all! They start performing according to show business expectations – and that makes them even more dangerous…
This administration will not change its nationalistic backwards agenda. Be aware and stay alert! This is one main motto in Aldous Huxley´s novel “Island”, which reminds me of the necessary reading list in times of #resistance, including – of course – all works of Hannah Arendt.