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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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I have no desire for streaming anymore

I have no desire for streaming anymore

It's December and while many new films have been released in the last few months, I wanted to see what you can watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime, and the result is sobering. Continue reading →

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This copper sheet symbolizes problems in Germany

This copper sheet symbolizes problems in Germany

You might now ask, what is it about this copper sheet that has earned it its own post on this blog, and this question is more than justified, as I would also prefer to write about gold investments, but this piece of copper shows just how big the problems are in the German economy.

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Enjoying retirement on the world's oceans? Why not!

Enjoying retirement on the world's oceans? Why not!

Recently, a report was shared on the Internet that a retired couple has been spending their retirement on the world's oceans, having settled on a cruise ship for more than a year without interruption. In this article, I discuss the benefits of retiring at sea. Continue reading →

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The German health care system is not social - A field report

The German health care system is not social - A field report

The health care system in Germany is broken, well, at least far from healthy and functioning.

I am not the first nor the last to make this statement, but recently I have directly seen the effects of people being let down by the German social and health care system. My blog post about my experience.

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Digital Services Act (DSA): a step towards the introduction of an EU Ministry of Truth

The EU has passed two laws, the so-called Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Market Act (DMA), to combat fake news and disinformation and provide more consumer protection. These laws allow major platforms such as Google and Facebook to be monitored more closely and delete dangerous content. However, they also give the EU Commission more control over the media and the exchange of information on the Internet.

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