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Welcome to the Dark Side

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During a math exam, I looked around. People were using their calculators as if there were no tomorrow. I did too. After finishing the exam I talked to some people and what came… Continue reading

The Love-Hate Relationchip

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After one long week of suffering from the absence of my smartphone I got a new one. The old one couldn’t be repaired. So, when I held that brand new phone in my… Continue reading

Independence Day

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It is Thursday night, it is dark outside. I was texting with some people and then, the unimaginable happened: the one and only button on my smartphone broke – I couldn’t do anything… Continue reading

Immoral businesses?

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Google, Amazon, Starbucks… Big names referring to big companies with big consumer bases and above all big profit margins. Thinking about profit margins one thing that pops right into your mind is usually… Continue reading

Children without a childhood

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New York City, 1998 My high school friends have begun to suspect I haven’t told them the full story of my life. “Why did you leave Sierra Leone?” “Because there is a war.”… Continue reading

Why Bio?

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Health Trendy vs. Essential A recent study shows that half of Germans are obese and overweight. People spend more and more time at home in front of their computers without exercising. And not… Continue reading