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New article: Brazil’s Digital Economy

New article: Brazil’s Digital Economy

After long hiatus, here is a new article I wrote, albeit on a separate website. BRAZIL’S DIGITAL ECONOMY In Brazil, about 35 percent of the population own an internet-capable mobile...

Fads 3D

Fads 3D

I never believed in 3D. I always thought it was ridiculous having to wear extra glasses, watching effects that are little more than just … effects, and having to pay...

How Google kills Facebook and Skype

How Google kills Facebook and Skype

Google launched its own social networking contender recently. While it is officially still in a closed „field test“, thousands of Google users are already on the platform, and among tech...

The Perils of Dominance

The Perils of Dominance

One of my hobbies is the Vietnam Conflict (I plan to read more about post-American phase soon), it’s origins, implications and conduct. That the conflict makes for a whole sub-genre...

The lost art of instant messaging

The lost art of instant messaging

When the internet reached my life about 10 years ago, one of the major changes to the way I could communicate with friends was instant messaging. Using a service like...