“In the new city of the supertalls, man is born free but everywhere is in salad chains. The people are being made skinny to fit the skinniness of the buildings to come.”
“Whether the art that comes out of The Shed will be any good, or just social media-ready kitsch delivered in unnourishing experiential baggies for the ’gram, we don’t yet know.”
Every city worth a damn will be colonized and sterilized.
Read this post by Dan Hill if only to see the highway cutting through Enskede (I had to gasp) which if you consider it is a criminal act in the form of urban planning.
German publications fail cyclists in all of the ways described here.
Turns out large parts of science and popular science are all contaminated by Epstein. Evgeny Morozov reveals his part and extricates himself.
English language critique of Turkish rap produced in my backyard here in Berlin. That’s the way I like it.
I’ve been a part of the Berlin Dad’s Slack for a while now which is proving to be an essential resource for dads who want to live a balanced life.
I would very much suggest you join if you’re a dad as well.
A Turkish guy in a van turns the corner tight enough to almost run us over. He then stops and pulls down the window: “Möchtest du mir etwas sagen?”
To which I better don’t reply: “Ja, ‘senin ananı babanı sikeyim.'”
These guys are so easily triggered. Once I did say this and the dude followed me through half of Schöneberg in his car.
Always nice to read a positive career history from somebody, like this one by Alicia Hickey, but especially nice if you’re in it named as the team lead who made a crucial suggestion.