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Lifestyle

Are You Ready for the 21st Century ?

In my last article I wrote about the way the Internet changes our world and sketched out a few points. I also found a video for you which will give you some more ideas. I don’t necessarily agree with everything…

November 28, 2010, by

Lifestyle

The Internet is not a Mass Medium. Or is it?

The term “mass medium” was coined in the early 20th century and referred to magazines, newspapers, radio & television broadcasts. I remember the times when watching an MTV music video on color television fried every teenager’s excitement-circuits, slouched in front…

November 28, 2010, by

Lifestyle

What would you do if nobody’s watching?

I’m a big fan of minimalist writing. Minimalist prose that is from the likes of Amy Hempel, Douglas Coupland and Chuck Palahniuk. The latter who is mostly known for writing the book that the movie “Fight Club” was based upon…

November 26, 2010, by

Lifestyle

Everybody wants to be Free. Nobody wants to change.

Have you ever heard your co-workers, classmates, etc. complain about their current situation? Something along the lines of “Not enough pay. Too many over-hours.” or “Stupid professors. Boring seminars.” and if you listen very closely you might hear the three…

November 23, 2010, by

Lifestyle

Eat when Tired, Sleep when Hungry

Do you sometimes do things which aren’t on point? Do you sometimes do the opposite of what you feel you should? Do you sometimes wonder why it seems you want to do one thing and yet you do another? Don’t…

October 7, 2010, by

Lifestyle

How to go on a Perpetual Holiday for the Rest of Your Life

For many people life is defined by alternating periods of very long work weeks and very short vacation slots. It’s pretty much like in school, just that the vacations are way shorter. Instead of that picky maths teacher your boss…

September 29, 2010, by