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Europe and the shifting boundaries of belonging

Whenever I travel to the United States of America I am asked to provide information about my country of origin.

Sometimes I write ‘Saarland’ and then explain to the immigration officer that it no longer exists. 503 more words


Don't mention the war

Basil Fawlty would have been proud.

A French economist (Thomas Piketty) was interviewed by a German paper (Die Zeit).  This links to an English translation. 139 more words


Reading less, not more with Kindle

Germany is in the midst of blistering heat wave. The mercury has risen above 100 degrees here in Frankfurt, and those, including lonewolf, who dare to leave their homes have sought out swimming pools or surrounding lakes for relief from the heat. 550 more words


On the march: Ad blocking tools continue their rise in popularity.

I’ve blogged before about the rise of online ad blocking tools and their growing popularity with consumers.

One example:  AdTrap – a device that intercepts online ads before they reach any devices that access a person’s Internet connection. 455 more words


Google News pledges £107m to publishers over next three years

So Google News is in the news again, this time Google has pledged £107m to European publishers and news start-ups. As well as offering funding Google staff will be sharing knowledge with journalists on how to publish content so that it gets indexed correctly by Google. 380 more words

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