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This brave Neuland

I started writing this on my own laptop at Gatwick Airport, and finished it using the wifi on a Norwegian flight. I booked the ticket myself, online. I sorted out the boarding pass myself, using data I had saved myself in iCal. I bought the train ticket to the airport […]

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Avanti Europe – a European version of change.org or Avaaz?

A bunch of committed Europeans – Green MEPs¬†Franziska Brantner and Sven Giegold, and Thomas Houdaille, Charlotte Keup, Virginia Mucchi and Spyros Michailidis – have launched a new website called Avanti Europe. It essentially looks like some sort of European version of Avaaz, 38 Degrees or Change.org only, unlike those sites, […]

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Photos on Twitter: welcome to confusion

I was a dedicated Instagram user. The app was swift to use, had no advertising, and it was convenient to share pictures from the service to both Facebook and Twitter. There were a whole bunch of complaints when Instagram stopped using the Twitter Cards system for displaying previews of images […]