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February 2016

How to…be a Data-Savvy Spy

Fear of Big-Data snoops sifting through your chat history, photo streams, and following your private trips across town? Greta Garbo understood about privacy: She didn’t want to “be” alone, as the Hollywood myth-makers would have it. “I want to be left alone,” she insisted – a  request that is becoming harder and harder to satisfy in these […]
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Letters to the Editor – February

To All Our Readers: Thank you so very much for your support and comments over our social media channels and in person for our first three issues! MET...

Cover Story: Private Lives

From the internet to the bedroom, Austrians care about – and protect – the personal sphere. It’s a cultural thing.On a cold, grey day in January...

Science & Technology: Protecting Genetic Privacy

Open source genomics raise enormous challenges when protecting patient identityOver the past decade the genomic revolution has taken off in spec...

On the Vine: Wagram / Kamptal

ON THE VINE guides you through our wine regions, wines and some of the growers behind them. This month we look at the Wagram region. Th...

Profiles: My Business, Not Yours

It’s no secret that Austria values its privacy.  We spoke to several people for whom the defense of privacy has become a way of life. And luckily for ...

Hotel Orient | Vienna’s No Tell Hotel

Walking downhill from the Freyung, the elegant Jugend-stil entrance of the Hotel Orient at the bottom of the Tiefer Graben appears out of the shadow...

Scenes of Vienna: Time Machine

The magic of a masked ball and cabaret at the Volkstheater’s Rote BarPushing through the double doors onto the balcony of the Volkstheater, I pu...

On Screen: Hail, Caesar!

The Coen Brothers write a love letter to the golden age of Hollywood Set in the 1950s, the days of omnipotent studios, red scares and a...

International: The Real Challenge

The countries of Europe are faced with tidal waves of newcomers, bringing with them different values, unfamiliar cultures, and untried skills that mus...

Editor’s Letter – February

Trust me, I know all about you.When talking about data privacy it’s easy to get philosophical. As we researched this issue, we found ourselves d...

On Stage: Groupie

Middle-age melancholia takes center stage as Vienna’s English Theatre puts on Arnold Wesker’s ultimately optimistic play about life after 50.&nb...

Servitenviertel | Saints and Sinners in the Neighborhood

The Servitenviertel is almost hidden, with countless side streets and cobblestones walks inviting you to a leisurely stroll. It’s almost impossible to...

On the Menu: From Kalamazoo to you

The Beaver Brewing Company brings craft beer and American classics to Alsergrund From the outside, the Beaver Brewing Company is just a...

Be My Guest: Chef Eyal Shani

This celebrity chef from Israel has opened another of his Miznon civilized street food restaurants in Vienna “It’s the entire world on ...

Book Review: Theater of Modernity

With a fascinating cast of characters, Philipp Blom’s engaging history of  the inter-war years stages the glories and agonies of these troubled times....

On Display: Picturing the 20th Century

An exhibition of iconic photographs from the revolutionary camera that made them possible – the legendary LeicaThe sailor kissing a girl in Time...
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