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Newspeak after Orwell's 1984 in the 2020s

Newspeak after Orwell's 1984 in the 2020s

Newspeak is the kind of language that developed in Orwell's 1984, or was coerced to move people in a certain direction. In recent years there has been a change in language where the truth is hidden and concealed behind passive or positive words. This article is intended to list words and terms and document their meaning and justification. Continue reading →

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TSMC kill switch for the lithography machines

TSMC kill switch for the lithography machines

It feels like the world is currently facing conflict and war on all sides. One conflict that has been unresolved for years and has been simmering for years is the China-Taiwan conflict. China claims the right to Taiwan, while Taiwan sees itself as an independent sovereign state. Taiwan has a special position worldwide, because without Taiwan there would be no highly developed processors. A war with Taiwan could restrict access to high technology for years to come.

Now information has leaked out that there is a kill switch, an emergency shutdown of the EVU lithography machines that produce the chips on the wafers.

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Planting trees as a school subject

Planting trees as a school subject

Nature and planting trees, it is said, or I believe I have read, that everyone should plant a tree once in their life. There is also a beautiful, motivating picture. This article is about how planting trees shows children from an early age how important it is to take care of nature. Continue reading →

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The power socket problem at BER airport

The power socket problem at BER airport

Socket problem at the airport? Okay, yes, I know, why am I writing a post about Berlin's BER airport having a problem with power sockets? It's not really worth a post, is it? Well, since I was affected by it myself this time, and there is hardly any information about it on the internet, I'll write about my experience. Continue reading →

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Federal Minister of the Interior Faeser wants to monitor bank transfers in Germany! Why this is a dangerous development

Federal Minister of the Interior Faeser wants to monitor bank transfers in Germany! Why this is a dangerous development

And every day a new piece of news from Germany greets people who have not fallen on their heads, well, if you read behind the lines. Apparently the Federal Minister of the Interior, Nancy Faeser (SPD), is planning to monitor bank transfers. Read this article to find out what she is aiming to achieve and why monitoring all bank transfers is essential to Faeser's plan. Continue reading →

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Farmers' protest: Are farmers starting the revolution in Germany?

Farmers' protest: Are farmers starting the revolution in Germany?

Farmers' protests in Germany? This is currently happening in Berlin and other places. Many people have been very dissatisfied with politics as a result of the two-year traffic light government. The majority of the population is calling for new elections, the government, consisting of the parties SPD, Greens and FDP, together only reach 32% Support. The majority of people have turned away.

And now the farmers' protests in Germany could create what would be necessary to force new elections, a general strike, if all people, starting with the farmers, stop working. This article is about the farmers' protests of December 2023. Continue reading →

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Telephone etiquette - Why doesn't anyone call back?

Telephone etiquette - Why doesn't anyone call back?

Is phone etiquette changing in our society? This article is not really related to a big topic this time, but rather to a social behavior that I have noticed has changed in people.

In the past, about 10-15 years ago, it still felt normal that if you called someone and didn't reach them, the person you called would get back to you later. Continue reading →

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No shopping cart without an app?

No shopping cart without an app?

As a person who mainly earns his living digitally, it is almost impossible for me to work without the Internet today, but the more we develop in the direction of an increasingly digitalized society, the more I notice the side effects, false realities of wealth, Unfulfillable demands when choosing a partner on Tindereveryone wants a job in the digital have, even if it is not needed, not to mention AI.

A few weeks ago, Heise Online published an article reporting on how the Food discounter Nettothe evolution of the shopping cart. It will no longer be unlocked with a coin or plastic clip, but with an app. Continue reading →

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