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Holland for my German friends

I have been on my way in Holland again for the last 12 Months. A lot of things happen in this small country where I was born. When I left in 2000 the country was a pretty open society where people were proud to live together with a lot of cultures. Although Holland is still…
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Schneier versus Brin

Bruce Schneier (of Schneier on security) posted an essay on wired about what he calls: The Myth of the ‘Transparent Society’. In his essay he tries to explain why the ‘Transparent Society’, as defined by David Brin, is a failing concept: When I write and speak about privacy, I am regularly confronted with the mutual…
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Art gadgets

I found this beautiful website of the “Universit√§t der K√ľnste in Berlin”. It features some of the most interesting gadgets I have seen in years. If only they would be available. Two fine examples include: The CharmingBurka: The Charming Burka deals with Freud’s idea that all clothes can be positioned between appeal and shame. The…
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