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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

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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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New Year’s resolution: finding a new job

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Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.

Being in a crappy employment situation can easily deteriorate your health. If that’s your case, finding a new job ought to be your New Year’s resolution. If you happen to be a STEM professional, this article is especially relevant for you, on how to land the right job without having to move from the Leipzig area.

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#LEAI: Leipzig talks Artificial Intelligence

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Can Leipzig become one of the world's Artificial Intelligence hubs?
Can Leipzig become one of the world's Artificial Intelligence hubs?

With simply explained concepts, witty jokes and a melting pot of friendly faces from all corners of the earth, everyone can learn more about what technology means for us, and how our lives might change in the near future – while having fun.

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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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Great career vs great adventure

in Glocal/Start up
CALVIN HIKES KAUAI’S KALALAU TRAIL ALONE. PHOTO COURTESY OF CALVIN CHU.

I thought about how much time I spend in the office, and how much time I spend on the computer when I am not. While I was on the trail, what I saw before my eyes seemed so much more real than what I saw back at home. I yearned to feel alive, and at that very time and place, I did.

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