Janima Nam

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Janima Nam is a freelance journalist, translator, and editor living in Vienna. She has a BFA in film from New York University and a Masters degree (MA) from the London Consortium in Interdisciplinary Studies.
jazz music Muthspiel

Profiles | Wolfgang Muthspiel

He’s made over 30 albums and tours all over the world. Yet, although he’s grateful for this substantial career, he’s never had the feeling that he’s “made it.”
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Hundertwasser

Home is Where the Housing Is

Vienna's population is growing fast, but the city's commitment to social housing means people in all parts of society can still afford to live here.
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Zerobin

Profiles | Wolfgang Zerobin

“All components of public service – water, sewage, trash, energy – must remain in communal hands. Our public utilities belong 100% to the city. This is – and must – be important.”
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lamp

Profiles | Stefanie Lamp

“It’s really necessary to bring all the people together and talk as often as possible. Of course, you can’t make everyone happy because people want different things – but you can try.”
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giesswein

Profiles | Martin Giesswein

Twice a year, Martin Giesswein goes on a “digital detox,” foregoing the internet and all devices for a couple of weeks. Not an easy task.
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pratl

Profiles | Daniel Pratl

“When people look at traffic lights, they see only red, yellow, and green. They have no idea about what lies beyond those colors."
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Profile | Karl Schlag

Economics Professor, University of Vienna In an unpredictable world, you need strategies that do not rely on being able to predict others. In this way, different people with different objectives can live together better.” Karl Schlag is not a big fan of games. “Games are kind of boring to me,” admitted the American-born German, 56. […]
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tanja reither profile on gendered gaming

Profile | Tanja Reither

“Girls are under ten times more pressure than guys. Sometimes I feel like we’re just reduced to our looks and not really seen for our gaming skills.” Tanja Reither’s mother used to worry about her. A divorced parent of a millennial, she couldn’t understand why her daughter was spending hours in front of the computer. Tanja even had to […]
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Vienna bakeries

Our Daily Bread

In Vienna, quality baked glossare more accessible than ever before. The challenge for bakers is to keep standards high, while still growing their businesses. In many cities, people line the sidewalks in the evening for the newest club, bar or restaurant. In Vienna, it’s more likely at the crack of dawn – and what’s hot […]
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