Ich habe also mit meiner Aktion das alteingesessene Bild instituitionalisierter Brauchtums-Macht performativ dekonstruiert. Würde ich aus heutiger Sicht vielleicht sagen. Damals am Christkindlmarkt sagte ich nur “Esmeralda!” und humpelte wie Igor durch die Fleischberge an Touristen.
- Not an April Fool
An article by Charlie Stross on privacy in regard to social media, stalking apps and more.
- Auf LSD am Christkindlmarkt
Now that we all had sufficient time to get over Christmas, I can finally post this article by a Vice reporter who took some LSD before going to a Christmas market (in German).
- Just how big are porn sites?
Interesting, I always thought that from a system engineering/devops perspective it’d be very interesting to work for a porn site.
- A Simple Commitment
A potentially interesting idea regarding sexism in tech-related fields.
- How Smart Is the Octopus?
I often like articles on animal intelligence and this one is no exception.
- The Best Birth Control In The World Is For Men
This sounds very interesting.
- What Cuba Can Teach Us About Food and Climate Change
Forced by a lack of oil-based products, Cuba had to develop a form of agriculture that could prove useful to the rest of the world.
- China Buys Inroads in the Caribbean, Catching U.S. Notice
While the US are preoccupied elsewhere, China is making its presence felt in the Carribean.
- ‘War on drugs’ has failed, say Latin American leaders
Since Latin America suffers most from the war on drugs, it’s about time that politicians there start exploring alternatives.
- The Sahel falls apart
Some background on the current situation in Mali.
It’s probably not unrealistic to say that porn makes up 30% of the total data transferred across the internet.