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February 2016

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...

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...

Business & Career: The Oil of the 21st Century

It took four years for the EU’s twenty-eight member states to pass the new law on data protection. Now companies are bracing themselves for high stake...

Science & Technology: Protecting Genetic Privacy

Open source genomics raise enormous challenges when protecting patient identity Over 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...

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 Bar Pushing through the double doors onto the balcony of the Volkstheater, I pu...

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 ...

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...

Op-Ed: The Danger of a Weak Europe

How Europe’s economic and demogrphic choices made in 2016 will impact the economies of Europe and the U.S. In 1973, US Secretary of State Henry K...

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 Leica The sailor kissing a girl in Time...
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