Apping your personality

By Sonja Nikcevic

(See what I did there? Hilarious. I know.)

Once upon a time, not too long ago, the contents of your purse, or pocket, could tell you a lot about your personality, and life situation. Sadly small coins, pieces of lint, and library card usually meant student, while a mix of pop-up books, diapers, lipstick and day planners meant Supermom. Now zip back into the technologically-charged present and you’ll see that not much has changed. The content of your pocket and bag can still tell the world who you are, but now, all that content has been neatly wrapped up into a smartphone shaped super-gadget/mirror into your soul.

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More than Irony

by Michael Seckler

“Generation internship”, “Generation facebook” or “Generation debt” : The persisting effort to name our generation after THE defining feature is arguably one of the most desperate disciplines in public discourse. Literally everything has been used to brand the post 1980’s, albeit without much success. Neither “Generation Internet” nor “Generation Spoiled” really stuck.

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