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Cyberspace and the “Virtualitätslagerung”

In continuation of my attempt to commit to memory long, complicated phrases and words in German by understanding shorter words in English, here is Round 2. So now if I could just find a suitable translation for “Virtualitätslagerung” (literally “Virtuality Storage Facility) and “Durchdringungsverhältnis” (literally “Penetration Relationship”… Cyberspace is a (trans) cultural space. With the plethora of subcultures, our society… Read more →

GEZ

If you own a radio, tv or computer (in Germany) the GEZ fuckers come every year to collect a fee for the public radio and television people. I don’t have a problem with paying for public radio and television, despite the fact that I don’t really listen to either (they don’t measure up to NPR or PBS, and I’ve been… Read more →