Author: Saskia

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Who will keep the kids?

Akihiko Kondo is a perfectly normal human being. He works as a school administrator, lives in Tokyo and, until recently, shared his home with his wife, the celebrity Hatsune Miku. But an act of...

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What’s the way to the Ark again?

We live in polarizing times. The world is full of Us vs. Them. Us the ones with the “right” political corner vs Them, the ones who “don’t understand what the world needs”. If they...

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Dear Santa, …

Welcome to the holiday season. Christmas songs are everywhere. The more modern ones like “All I want for Christmas is you” or “Last Christmas” (the earworms that were just incoming? You’re welcome!) or the...

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The knowledge of the world, a mouse click away?

My German grandmother did not own a lot of books. In fact, she only had a range of about two shelves. One of these shelves was filled with a complete collection of all of...

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You are Fake News!

You could get the impression Fake News is the substructure of Social Media. It can’t work without it. And with every debate especially about Facebook’s influence comes a side track about the company’s responsibility...

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Lucy in the Sky with Zoom meetings

Lately I came across a rumor about the famous Beatles song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”. The song, so the rumor goes, actually references to the substance Lysergic acid diethylamide – better known...

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Proud to be a Generalist

When I sent out my last editorial newsletter I got a feedback, that really surprised me. One of the readers was telling me that he admires me for what I do. He cannot imagine...