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If you ever consider buying a smartphone, buy Waugh. Or Tucholsky, or Gorki, or Aron. Whatever. You'll be sure to connect with lost world. Live! Take my advice
From smartphones to Bolivia and back again. What's the idea? Some kind of transition? You must be joking...
Clinton & Trump, the warmonger missus or the conservative hophead? Does the choice connect with the happiness business? You could always ask Tucholsky...
WSJ on a talkative (noisy) US expat. TLS & its Incomprehensivity Prize. Vrij Nederland on the Internet Jail (aka Gafam). A quick word too on the Katyn storytelling.
Twitter's for sale. Price tag on all of us. Not to worry: it happens all the time. The commodification of everything.
To wikipedia or not to wikipedia, that is the question. It's become the supremacist Vulgate of cheap on-line knowledge. Not healthy, really
The other day, the Wall Street Journal [6/9/2016] carried a piece on the fate of the ten million US disposable people living over there. Nothing really new but, still, eery in a way...
Who runs the world? Well, not Brigitte Bardot, Anita Ekberg or Sophia Loren, though they really were bound to make the country grow, as Dylan famously said. Not Trump or Clinton either. Google does, along with Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, that kind of crowd (...)
History will always remain unfinished business. Hitler, for instance. How come that lunatic managed to seize power and, more to the point, got almost all Germans to approve and go to war? In 2014, Martin Amis side-stepped the question by quoting Primo Levi: unexplainable, folks. It doesn't stand to reason.
As we all know, the world out there is flat.
Does it matter?
Good point made, folks.