• Bitcoin : the currency of the future?

    Por En 26 de Noviembre de 2013

    Bitcoin is a new virtual currency which depends on neither a central bank nor the International Monetary System. It does, however, meet all necessary requirements to be a legitimate form of payment; it's cheap, valuable and safe. Created via a P2P system by the users themselves, it's had so much success that millions of dollars worth are already in circulation

  • Homo erasmus - Pointless exchanges

    Por En 20 de Noviembre de 2013

    The Eras­mus pro­gramme has raised many ques­tions over the last quar­ter cen­tury. However, for the first time its legitimacy is being questioned. In his satir­i­cal novel, the 23-year-old French stu­dent Leos Van Mel­cke­beke paints the grotesque and ap­palling pic­ture of the 'Homo er­asmus'. We In­ter­viewed the con­tro­ver­sial au­thor who is not afraid to speak his mind

  • Vietnamese and pleased to be Polish

    Por En 23 de Julio de 2012
    In a society where 96% of the population is of Polish nationality, it might appear to be difficult to integrate as a minority. Yet every hundredth person in the capital - with its 1,800,000 inhabitants - is of Vietnamese origin
  • Sunday in Paris with Chopin and Steve Villa-Massone, street pianist

    Por En 8 de Febrero de 2012
    After trailing the streets of Europe with his piano - literally carrying it around - for ten years, the dedicated French pianist and composer from Nice is now bringing smiles to Parisian passers-by. We tag along with him in the streets of the French capital  - the more of us around to push this heavy instrument, the better
  • Megaupload vs Sopa and Pipa: it'll be e-right on the night

    Por En 31 de Enero de 2012
    Act one: stop online piracy. Act two: protect international property. Act three: shut down a famous file-sharing site. Act four: anti-counterfeiting trade agreement. We call for a bit of order in the debate on internet freedom versus intellectual property rights which has kicked off 2012