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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

in #TechTavern/Business
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)

“What sets Chatterbug apart from other learning platforms I’ve tried is its very present and essential human aspect, while staying paperless.”

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Walking through the Peaceful Revolution

in Leipzig tips/My Leipzig/Society
Candles are used each year in the Peaceful Revolution celebrations in Leipzig. (Public domain photo)
Candles are used each year in the Peaceful Revolution celebrations in Leipzig. (Public domain photo)

“The Leipzig ’89 walking tour, which includes a series of informational signs [out in the city] and an accompanying app, offers an enjoyable and immersive way to learn about this special past.”

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Pokemon GO spreads its tentacles to Germany

in Philosophies/Start up
Pokemon Go is the latest tech mania and has arrived in Germany and Europe in general. Read about it here. https://leipglo.com
Pokemon Go is the latest tech mania - going global. Photo from news.entertainmentearth.com.

How much responsibility should we, as a society, expect from the tech giants, since they have the power to steer what we see and use, and even what we like and think we need? How much responsibility rests on Pokemon GO’s users?

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Eat for cheaper at closing time in Leipzig

in Food/Leipzig/Leipzig tips
App shows you when and where to eat for cheap in Leipzig as restaurants give you their leftovers to counter food waste. https://leipglo.com
App shows you when and where to eat for cheap in Leipzig as restaurants give you their leftovers to counter food waste. Public domain photo.

Local eateries will give you their leftovers for a very low price if you know when to show up. There’s an app for that, with participants in 11 countries (mostly in Europe, i.e. Germany and the UK, but also the U.S. and Australia).

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