Misc.

Jokes physicists crack — with strings attached

I’m an aspiring physicist. I don;t stand jokes cracked about my kind. And we don;t often crack anything we end up on the wrong end of (no pun intended.) But every now and then the layman would love a sip of all those jokes the physics community shares so I decided to put up ten […]

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Your Facebook profile may be worth €15.000!

Quite a shocking revelation (or should I say calculation?) regarding the average Facebook profile: Today, Cologne-based lawyer Christian Solmecke draws our attention to an interesting area of copyright: the social networks. Perhaps this article is especially relevant for parents of young surfers. Millions of teenagers are currently communicating on the new social networks. Typically, they […]

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Bloggers, reporters, journalists and the fine line in-between

The question as to whether bloggers are journalists is a much-debated and indeed over-blogged one. Try googling the phrase are bloggers journalists and you will quickly find that almost all of the results at the top have the same title and all lead to articles where an extensive examination is carried out on the topic. It makes […]

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On the honourable Indian road laws

The reason why Indian road laws are so honourable is because, to a new visitor, they humbly make themselves inconspicuous, bordering on invisibility. On further examination it becomes clear that they do not exist. At least they are no longer in active practice. We go through a typical day of ‘following’ these rules. Ardently.

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