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DCI: a new start after oppression or lack of prospects

in #TechTavern/Jobs/Leipzig tips/Refugees
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)

They escaped from persecution and violence in Turkey and Syria, and from a career dead-end in Central Europe, into eventually finding a brighter, more promising path in programming via Digital Career Institute (@DevugeesOrg) in Leipzig.

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Triticale: Poland’s greatest opportunity?

in History/Opinion/Society
Triticale growing in a field.
Photo by Paz Arando on Unsplash

Will triticale feed the future? Will Poland, with its historical resilience and agricultural power, seize the opportunity to become a leader in feeding the world? Some evidence suggests it could.

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Breslau Brewing: beergasms in Poland

in Food/Travel

One never forgets the first sip of carbonated creativity when visiting a new city. A sample of palate-pleasing places to try in #WrocLOVE.

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Divisive Nationalism in today’s world

in Opinion/Politics

Is the unraveling of democracy near? Is there a globalized racism epidemic? Or are people’s fears and prejudices of a different nature?

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A love letter to a certain Polish vodka

in Lifestyle/Party
Some of my most memorable (forgotten) nights were with this vodka in Wroclaw.

It’s perhaps as much a “love letter” to the vodka Żubrówka as it is to the crazy, unforgettable year (except for the nights I don’t remember) I spent as an Erasmus Mundus student in what would become one of my favorite cities ever, whose party map I came to know like the palm of my hand.

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