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Homo Ludditus

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95-jährige russische Daniil Granin sprach im Bundestag

Der Bundestag hat mit einer Gedenkstunde an die Befreiung des Konzentrationslagers Auschwitz am 27. Januar 1945, sowie an das Ende am 27. Januar 1944 der fast dreijährigen Blockade Leningrads. Die...

How about some more Android apps?

Since last time, I’ve explored some life-saving apps, I’ve changed my cloud provider, but this is not all. I have revised my list of Android apps by extracting some apps in distinct...

Too much of a Memory Palace obsession

It stroke me that too many detective stories nowadays don’t rely that much on reasoning — they rely on memorization instead. Organized information that’s easy to recall — this...

Putin and his friends are the best

Putin’s Criminal Olympics: The upcoming 2014 Winter Games in Sochi is now estimated to have cost more than $50 billion, a price tag higher than the last 21 Winter Games combined and more...

Pe-al nostru steag e scris „cod roșu”

Tocmai mă întrebam cum se face că pe vremea republicilor Populară Română și Socialistă România nu se bloca întreaga patrie când ningea viscolit (de văzut și acest filmuleț, nu e clar...

La 3e saison de Sherlock, un peu trop bidon ?

Pierre Sérisier, dans Le Monde : Sherlock y es-tu ? [SPOILERS AHEAD!] Les fans ont-ils, encore une fois, gagné ? En effet, le risque est bien de s’adresser trop aux fans et de...

Avoid Barracuda’s Copy at all costs!

The above comment (from Jan. 11, 2014, right after the last version update from Jan. 10) is only one of the comments to the Android app for the cloud service Copy, by Barracuda Networks. And the guy...

From global warming to a new Maunder Minimum?

BBC: Is our Sun falling silent? “I’ve been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I’ve never seen anything quite like this,” says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the...

Le déclin de Wikipédia

“Wikipédia est de plus en plus obsolète”: Sur les sujets importants, donc controversés, qu’il s’agisse de santé, d’environnement, d’histoire, d’actualité économique ou...

A country of bad coffee

Why Is Coffee in France So Bad? Why does the place with the world’s best café culture have no coffee culture? … a classic cup of French coffee is overextracted and bitter, which explains why...