Learning New Tricks: Analyzing Andrian Kreye’s “Hopes for the Web 3.0”

In an earlier post analyzing the common trope-du-jure (are the Egyptian upheavals representative of a technological spark that will start a prairie fire in East Asia?) I cited an article by Andrian Kreye which I had had schlepped back from a newsstand in Berlin’s tremendous node of prose-production, Rosenthaler Platz.  The article deals with the political meaning of the internet and in particular delves into … Continue reading Learning New Tricks: Analyzing Andrian Kreye’s “Hopes for the Web 3.0”

Uighurs in Guantanamo – Will Nine Go to Munich?

Hamburg’s Die Zeit features a brace of editorials debating if Germany should accept the request of the Obama administration to take 9 of the 17 remaining Uighur detainees from Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay in order to facilitate the closing of the prison there. The Uighurs have the ability to destabilize relations with the PRC, however, since both the US and the PRC agree that … Continue reading Uighurs in Guantanamo – Will Nine Go to Munich?