Blog Archives

House of Glass

immigration-eu

The Europe is already changing. As I write this text. As you read it. We will not stop, let alone reverse these changes. But, at least in our direct surroundings, we can have certain impact on the speed and direction of changes.
And, even if we cannot change course of the whole Europe, we may change the future of the Europe we are.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in English Texts

They have no cause left but their families

Syrian migrants cross under a fence into Hungary at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, August 26, 2015. Hungary's government has started to construct a 175-km-long (110-mile-long) fence on its border with Serbia in order to halt a massive flow of migrants who enter the EU via Hungary and head to western Europe. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Ante, my new friend and reader, was really surprised seeing thousands and thousands of young and strong people going North from the war-torn Middle East. Why don’t they stay — he asked me — and defend their countries and their

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in English Texts

Workshop: new solar heating solution for the Greeks

26-28 in Thermaikos, Greece, near Thessaloniki, we will have workshop to teach people how to build an efficient solar air heating panel. The technology is described here: http://www.iedu.com/Solar/Panels/index.html and the details of the workshop here: http://anexartitiprotovoulia.blogspot.gr/2015/08/workshop-solar-panel.html If you are around,

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in English Texts

If you could have any life-changing phone call with anyone in the world, in the history of the world, with whom would it be?

That’s Quora. Sometimes, between less or more trivial questions and fact-finding, you catch a glimpse of the dark magic of real life. —————————— Answer by Dot McHale: I’d call my dad and I tell him to run. I have to

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in English Texts

Help! Oslo (Norway) – Mainland Europe transport needed!

I need somebody to help me by transporting a bag of camping equipment (100 l sailor’s bag) from Oslo to any continental Europe destination. The closer to Greece, the better. The bag has to be picked up by the end

Tagged with:
Posted in English Texts

Hacking the Digital and Social System

Featured Image -- 2475

Originally posted on Hackaday:
When you live in a totalitarian, controlled and “happy” society, and you want to be a hacker, you have to hack the social system first. Being just an engineer doesn’t cut it, you have to be…

Tagged with: ,
Posted in English Texts, Random Acts Of Blogging

Life after Facebook. Day one.

nofacebook

I only vaguely understood how strong was my addiction to Facebook. Once my account was blocked (due to my campaign to support Kobane Reconstruction Crowdfunding), I immediately decided I would not try to regain it — but only few hours

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in English Texts, Random Acts Of Blogging

Statement by Yanis Varoufakis on the FinMin’s Plan B Working Group & the parallel payment system

Originally posted on Yanis Varoufakis:
Statement by the Office of Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic During the Greek government’s negotiations with the Eurogroup, Minister Varoufakis oversaw a Working Group with a remit to prepare…

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in English Texts, Random Acts Of Blogging

Welcome to my barrel

diogenes

After being forced out of Facebook, I decided not to try to get back there. Instead, I will try to make myself — and my guests — more comfortable here. This is a temporary place. Most probably it will become

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in English Texts, Random Acts Of Blogging