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DCI: a new start after oppression or lack of prospects

in #TechTavern/Jobs/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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Social media and the bridge back to ourselves

in #TechTavern/Society
Image by Jordy Meow
Image by Jordy Meow

“Lest we forget the lessons of our gadget-less childhoods. We didn’t need to peruse countless Pinterest accounts to spark creativity – it was already within us.”

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Technology, children and good parenting

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Society
Star Wars figures. (Photo: Daniel Cheung / unsplash)
Star Wars figures. (Photo: Daniel Cheung / unsplash)

“It’s pretty obvious that technology evolves, rather than going backwards. For this reason, it’s likely a bad idea to look at it as an enemy that should be defeated.”

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DIPAT: young energy tackles topic of death

in Business/Philosophies

DIPAT’s road to success is fraught with the tough, heartbreaking stories and realities that justify its existence in the first place.

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Visiting different earths in virtual reality

in Philosophies/Short films/What's on
Film still from "Planet." (Copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Momoko Seto)
Film still from "Planet." (Copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Momoko Seto)

DOK Neuland has turned Messehof at Leipzig city center into a capsule where you get to explore different realities, or worlds, without leaving the safety of your small area.

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My phone and I: the pursuit of freedom

in Lifestyle/Philosophies
Reasons why you should dump your smartphone and instead choose a sturdy, less intrusive and obsession-inducing phone like a Nokia. Photo: public domain
Reasons why you should dump your smartphone and instead choose a sturdy, less intrusive and obsession-inducing phone like a Nokia. Photo: public domain

Let me take this opportunity to encourage you to make this investment for life and get rid of your smartphone.

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